This old Disston had seen better days. It had been reground/retoothed so many times that the etching was half gone and the toe was only about an inch tall. So… rather than pitch it, and because I am learning how to sharpen my own hand saws, ...
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Location: Sanborn, NY
Recently retired. I am a long-time artist and on-an-off woodworker. I'm hoping to have more time for woodworking. Besides painting in oils and casein paints, I have been carving for as long as I can remember. Wood and soapstone, relief or full sculpture.
In 2011 I built a shop/studio. It's small (16x18 ft), but it works.
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|replied on||Building a Garage||11-11-2014 07:04 PM|
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|replied on||Carved bench in Norse styles||10-30-2014 10:25 AM|
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I wasn’t happy With the nylon rope or the way the weights kinda swung around. So I’ve started modifying the counter weight system. #1 I built a “weight box”. I just whipped one up out of pine to test this and will eventu...
I have installed the counterweight system and it works. I did it according to the plan. One thing I notice is that the weight swings when I roll the easel around. I’ll probably leave the weights off unless I know I’ll be needing the co...
I feel like I’m in the home stretch now.Today I assembled the canvas supports, cut the center column to length, and got the canvas supports fitted to the center column. Then I set the center column in place temporarily while I checked operat...
I have attached the pieces that kind of lock the inner, sliding frame to the outer frame, hinged the base to the frame, installed the wheels on the base, and now have the easel standing. I have clamped a temporary back brace on it while I make the...