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  Topic: Private messages
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PostForum: Introduction, Rules and Suggestions   Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:55 pm   Subject: Private messages
Howdy,

Twice today I received email that I have a private message. But there was no actual message. Just wondering if this is a glitch, or maybe spam stuff that get removed before I get to them, or ...
  Topic: Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,
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PostForum: Everything Else   Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 2:02 pm   Subject: Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,
Special note: we still don't know who let the dogs out

TRUTH is the dogs are out and the gate is open, but who operated the latch? What made those dogs get out? Were they looking for the greener gr ...
  Topic: new rules Protected species - rosewood
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 3:57 pm   Subject: new rules Protected species - rosewood
For these newly CITES species, does anyone know if a receipt is enough to prove that acquisition was done pre-CITES listing?

cheers,
Cosmin
  Topic: Shooting Board ?
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:05 am   Subject: Shooting Board ?
The blade will cut a little bit into the guide plate. But considering the blade does not go all the way down, that part of the plane sole with no blade is your actual registration to the plate.

The ...
  Topic: Japanese planing
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Replies: 11
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:37 pm   Subject: Japanese planing
Bet the knife is a joy to sharpen. I think I saw the grinding fixture needed at some point and it's massive.

cheers,
wm_crash
  Topic: Japanese planing
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Replies: 11
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:23 pm   Subject: Japanese planing
I am told it's similar to yellow cedar, if not yellow cedar itself.

cheers,
wm_crash
  Topic: Japanese planing
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Replies: 11
Views: 2376

PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:16 pm   Subject: Japanese planing
I have a few dozen japanese planes, from the regular bench planes to the specialized joinery types. They are very interesting and very fun to play with. each plane has its own quirks that you need to ...
  Topic: mini planes
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Replies: 9
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:50 pm   Subject: mini planes
Just jotted down to read everything before jumping to conclusions.

cheers,
wm_crash, the friendly hooligan
  Topic: mini planes
wm_crash

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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:45 pm   Subject: mini planes
The more I think about it, the more I think you placed the blades bevel up like in a block plane. These planes with a 45 degree bed are not block planes, they are like mini bench planes. A 45 degree b ...
  Topic: mini planes
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Replies: 9
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:37 pm   Subject: mini planes
Hi,

Apologies if my suggestions here will sound insulting, but since planes don't work, everything is on the table.

- are you sure you installed blades bevel down?

- can your blades easily po ...
  Topic: What do you do?
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Sat May 07, 2016 10:42 am   Subject: What do you do?
I grew up on my grandparents' subsistence farm in a small village in Romania. Wiki says the village has 1760 people. I doubt it. At age 7, moved to the city with my parents so I could go to a decent s ...
  Topic: Marylhurst show coming up!
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:53 am   Subject: Marylhurst show coming up!
Not a good idea to use methylene blue to preserve the mix longer, eh? Smile

cheers,
Cosmin
  Topic: Marylhurst show coming up!
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Replies: 30
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:31 pm   Subject: Marylhurst show coming up!
I made a bunch of purfling a while back. Gave it a fresh coat of 25% glycerine solution, and then placed it in a (thankfully) transparent plastic tube. The purfling started to develop small spots of m ...
  Topic: Canadian dollar
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PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2016 1:11 pm   Subject: Canadian dollar
Alright, so last night I was so swayed by the Canadian dollar value that I ordered a book from Lemuel. If you're outside of Canada, this is a good time to buy stuff that is priced in Canadian dollars. ...
  Topic: Ct Violin
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Replies: 2
Views: 1260

PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:29 pm   Subject: Ct Violin
Giving up fiddle making? I need to go wish him good health while I beat some sense into him.

cheers,
Cosmin
 
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