(Disclaimer: This is not for those who already have a good sharpening system. This is for those who want to get started without a large expense) This is a picture of End-grain shavings from walnut, taken from a 100-year old Stanley No. 5 jack ...
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So I’ve decided to use 2 pipe clamps for the face vise, and a veneer press screw for the wagon vise. FACE VISE: EARLIER IN THE BUILD, I drilled two holes all the way through the bench from front to back, and durring the glue-up, left spa...
Next up is the apron on the front. As I noted before, I will not be having a lower front stretcher, so this apron will need to combat racking forces. Glued on with some dowels to help with alignment and strength. Legs are through-tenoned in...
Well, I’ve started on my workbench build…I’m going ahead to start writing this blog even though at my pace (a few hours a week), it may take a few more months to finish. Here’s the general goal…I’m sure it wi...