So a few weeks ago I scored a sweet Disston 12. Its old… the surface of the plate was pretty rough, but the tooth line is dead straight, no kinks and all it needed was a little cleaning. Also on the handle, the top horn had a screw in it a...
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Location: Calgary, Alberta
I am a hand tool junkie. I love hand planes, hand saws, chisels. My favorite finish is aniline dyes (if I put colour into something), boiled linseed oil, and shellac. I love shellac. I don't like sanding. I avoid it.
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I had a great opportunity today to buy some wood body moulding planes…. and a saw. Here is the saw… I suspect that the medallion has been replaced with one from another saw, but as far as I can tell it is a D12 rip saw… the to...
Well, its Victoria Day here in the colonies. And for a wood nerd like me and my buddies that can only mean one thing… wood scouting. Yup me and two pals hopped into my car and went for a drive. Let me set the scene….. It all star...
How Tom Fidgen saved my marriage: And why you too should buy his books, and listen to his music! Let me start off by saying that woodworking makes grown men do strange things. Unfortunately I am not immune to this. I have thought up some cra...
Months ago I was asked to make a farm house kitchen table. And a while ago I posted about flattening the top with my planes. Since I am not technically done (as I will explain) I decided to not post it to the projects, instead I will post a blog...