A few months ago, I started volunteering at our town’s historical society. Shortly before that, a large tool chest filled with wooden planes was “rediscovered” in a storage room. The planes, some 60 in all, were mostly manufact...
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I would like to be able to incorporate turned pieces into my projects. About a month ago, I attended a three-day spindle turning workshop at North Bennet Street School in Boston. The workshop was great and I came away with some good ideas about ...
Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads! This past winter, we were at Old Sturbridge Village. We saw a demonstration of a spill plane. My young sons were fascinated by this tool. They kept it in mind and with the help of my wife, they found...
About four months ago, I took a two-day class with Steve Latta. We built a dovetailed box with some inlay and a veneered lid. The idea was to learn a number of techniques in this one project. The box sat in my home workshop nearly finished si...
I picked up an old Buffalo 18 drill press on Craigslist for $75. This was made by the Buffalo Forge Co. They did not put serial numbers on these machines. There is a User’s Guide for this drill on OWWM that was published in 1957, so my dr...