Progress today was slow but eventful. I mainly only have time in the morning during the boys morning nap to work on anything but luckily he decided on a long one today. Everything started out last night when I soaked the deck in some spray on ...
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Just a metal worker trying to be a woodworker. I am currently Active Duty Navy living in the Pacific Northwest.
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Late last night while waiting for Game of Thrones to come on (don’t judge me!) I spend a couple hours taking this apart and separating all the parts in labeled bags. The 2 up rights were frozen in their bases and this is where ev...
Just received a Sweetheart era #246 Miter Box. It is in decent working order but really needs a good cleaning to get everything moving like it should again. My original plan was to clean and be done with it but… like usual I can’t ju...
This morning I checked and the epoxy was cured so I went about cutting off the rod.. Then it was down to lapping the sole. I started with my XCourse DMT to get the rod flat to the sole.. Then I got one of my aluminum sanding bars and us...
This week I started restoring my what I thought was a Stanley #18 block plane that turned out to be a #19. That’s a good thing considering how hard to find they are and the fact I got this for under $20. Here is how it ended up.. Th...