It has been more than a month since I posted my last blog here on the workbench. I kept meaning to post but I always thought I was one weekend away from being done. For all purposes the bench is done now. Yes I need to touch up one of the jaws of ...
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Tool and Die Maker by trade, have a degree in History, and work as a manufacturing engineer. I am some kind of Renaissance man.... I don't spell very well though.
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The Bench Pt 2. Some Lumber Cut and Photos I milled some PSL 4 square and laminated two pieces together to make legs that are 4-7/8 X 3. I am not going to cut them to final length until I know for sure the final thickness of the top but they sh...
It seemed like never ending planning. A few books, a few magazine articles, some time in Solidworks playing with designs until I found a design I liked. It is closely based on the LVL workbench from Popular wood working. http://www.popularwoodwork...
Ninety percent of all my hand tools I inherited from my father but he never owned a fully adjustable block plane. He personally did not see the need for all those adjustments in a block plane. He spent all his woodworking years with two very basic...
Well this is my first blogging experience here at lumber jocks. I have lurked in your forums for a number of weeks, and have decided to take the plunge. As I wrote it, this blog became more of a tribute to my father than about me, but many of us c...