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Old 12-17-2016, 05:15 AM   #8641
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My little girl is home for a week. She's bringing a boyfriend! Should be interesting. Wonder if he has the balls to go golfing with me!

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Even if he does he is going to let you win the first game.

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Old 12-17-2016, 05:28 AM   #8642
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That's what they all say.
I know so, And she is respectful of that. that last 3/16th of closet space is mine she can have at the rest.

I should at least get some closet space as it is my house. She moved in took over a closet ok she ain't taking the all of the second.
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Old 12-17-2016, 08:44 AM   #8643
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Wow you have a lot. My wife uses all the closet space in the house, including the boys bedroom. I am allowed about 3" to hang 2 suits.
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Wow you have a lot. My wife uses all the closet space in the house, including the boys bedroom. I am allowed about 3" to hang 2 suits.
You have 2 suits! Aren't you fancy pants!
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One of them is a Zoot suit from the 50’s.
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You have 2 suits! Aren't you fancy pants!
I haven't worn them in decades. They couldn't possibly fit me anymore. I use them as place holders. Gotta keep part of my manhood intact ya know. Can't let her have ALL the closet space. A man's gotta put his foot down at some point.
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She moved in took over
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Old 12-17-2016, 11:26 AM   #8648
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I love razor sharp chisels and planes.
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I love razor sharp chisels and planes.
Someday I hope to know that feeling as well.
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I love razor sharp chisels and planes.
Thats a nice set of masonry chisels you got there!
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Old 12-17-2016, 05:55 PM   #8651
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Someday I hope to know that feeling as well.
I had just done a bit of chiseling on some ipe a few weeks back. Cutting cross grain it literally bent the edge of my chisels over. I hit them on the diamond stone by hand real quick to at least get some kind of edge on them but they weren't sharp by any means. I had to do some intricate mortises in finish work this week and my only sharp chisel was my 1/4"

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Thats a nice set of masonry chisels you got there!
They're also great for opening up paint cans
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I love razor sharp chisels and planes.
Is that the Veritas guide?

If you sharpened all those chisels with that do-hickey I applaud your patience.
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Is that the Veritas guide?

If you sharpened all those chisels with that do-hickey I applaud your patience.
It is the veritas guide. And I'll give it a big I used to have a cheapy and I hated using it. A few months back I dropped the coin on the veritas setup and it was well worth it.

On the right side of the pic you can see some 2 3/4" PSA sandpaper. I have 100 - 220 grits laid out. Depending on how bad the blade was, some went straight to the diamond and some started at 100 grit.
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It is the veritas guide. And I'll give it a big I used to have a cheapy and I hated using it. A few months back I dropped the coin on the veritas setup and it was well worth it.

On the right side of the pic you can see some 2 3/4" PSA sandpaper. I have 100 - 220 grits laid out. Depending on how bad the blade was, some went straight to the diamond and some started at 100 grit.
It's well made, sharpening by hand is just too damn slow.
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It's well made, sharpening by hand is just too damn slow.
I agree it isn't super fast. But it is real accurate and I'm real happy with the results. I've not dropped the coin on a tormek but I am curious at how good of an edge they can put out. Basically, do I still need to final hone it or is it good enough.
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I agree it isn't super fast. But it is real accurate and I'm real happy with the results. I've not dropped the coin on a tormek but I am curious at how good of an edge they can put out. Basically, do I still need to final hone it or is it good enough.
I don't think I'd get a tormek, I don't like the concept and it doesn't lend itself to many different types of grinds. I also don't care for the process of re-truing the main stone, nor dressing the main stone to simulate a finer grind. All in all I don't like it's core concept.

If I wanted a decent but not crazy expensive chisel sharpening tool I'd probably get the Veritas electric one, or the Lap-Sharp of which it is kind of a clone. If I had more to spend I'd spring for a 2x72 Burr King.
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I don't think I'd get a tormek, I don't like the concept and it doesn't lend itself to many different types of grinds. I also don't care for the process of re-truing the main stone, nor dressing the main stone to simulate a finer grind. All in all I don't like it's core concept.

If I wanted a decent but not crazy expensive chisel sharpening tool I'd probably get the Veritas electric one, or the Lap-Sharp of which it is kind of a clone. If I had more to spend I'd spring for a 2x72 Burr King.
The veritas electric setup is interesting but I'm not sold that it's much faster than doing it by hand. It seems you have one powerhead that you have to put the different discs onto to work your way up through the grits. Whereas I can set up each chisel one time on the jig and have all of the different grits laid out and hit each grit long enough to remove the scratches from the previous grit. Meaning it's pretty quick.

I showed my wife the veritas setup and she said it sounds lazy
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What about the Work Sharp 3000?
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Is that the Veritas guide?

If you sharpened all those chisels with that do-hickey I applaud your patience.
I have one also. Once you get all the chisels "scary sharp", it's quick and easy to tune them back up.

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