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Re: Pictures from the $12 scope

david weaver
Life is easier flattening backs and such once you've got all of the crap around that you'd need to have to build planes.

I'm sure I just did those on the 80 grit long glass lap, too, and maybe worked them a little more than I'd work them for myself (as in the stone follow up). A blade holder and long lap makes that task quick and no bloody fingertips (used to get bloody fingertips all the time from the shapton 1k). Blade gets hot, though.

I'm glad you've used my planes this long, it's the mark of someone actually doing something with their tools - being familiar, etc. I hope talking about them doesn't make you feel obligated to use them, though. I'm not offended if you find something else you like more. Even I am fiddling with infills again, and will probably do some sticking work this weekend with a panel plane because I have to reflatten my try plane if I thickness too many narrow sticks without doing any panel work.

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Criteria for deciding when to sharpen
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Hey, I'm good!
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Simple experiment
Agree, except....
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Question
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Amen to that statement
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What's the downside of oversharpening?
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I find it curious.....
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disassemble?
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Some provocative thoughts there
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an experiment
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Testing the edge
Agree. I look instead of test
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microscope examination *PIC*
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Not to the level of Bill's picture..
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Re: it might be a case... *PIC*
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Pictures from the $12 scope
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Re: Pictures from the $12 scope *PIC*
lighting is everything *PIC*
Robt. Sorby..
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Brand for a quality 10x loupe? *NM*
BelOMO 10x Triplet Loupe
agree *NM*
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Re: The instructors of beginners...
Maybe they lack curiosity *NM*
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