Participating in the marking gauge swap has been a lot of fun and has pushed me to keep making more costom/specialized tools. This tool has been on my to do list for a long time and I sure wish I had made it a long time ago. Often times special ma...
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Location: Eastern long Island, NY
I've been a boat builder/repairer for 30 years (yikes) and started my own business Ancora yacht service 25 years ago. It been fun if not lucrative. Been married twice and have two great kids and I live in the Hampton's what more could one ask for?
For a full photo tour of my workbench, click on this link for the build process:
-- Jim, Long Island, NY Ancorayachtservice.com home of the chain leg vise
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I’ve spent my available time lately making or modifying some of the tools that are going to go in the box. First up is a tool that I wasn’t sure was going in but I think it will work. It’s an old Yankee 1431 “radio” d...
Got some more work done on the tool box earlier this week. I made and fitted the back panel. All stock is half an inch thick and the first step was to cut he pieces just a bit long, then cut a groove on one edge to hold the panel.Them drill out th...
Since no one could give me a reason not to use the different dovetail spacing I went ahead cut the two styles that I liked. End to end comparison. The pin board is offered up to it’s mate to mark the tails. Since there are many to mark I ...