This isn’t technically urban logging, but it is dealing with reclaimed timbers. I just got off the phone with someone who is gutting a building in downtown Chicago. They are GIVING away the 100 year old joists for free! I offered to take...
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Well, I finally had some time to work on this project today. Since I just got my backsaw set up, I went to town cutting and chopping the dovetails for the drawers. I decided to change up the dovetail pattern for the large drawer sides, which reall...
Getting back to the basics. Working with hand tools #4: Completed restoration on a 1917- 1918 Disston backsaw
After waiting a few weeks for the 4” double extra slim files to arrive via snail mail, the wait is finally over. I went right out to the shop to start the tedious process of filing new teeth on the blade. This was my first attempt and I must...
I have been waiting for the american elm that I had in the kiln to dry for a couple of months now. All of it has finally been pulled out and is stacked in the shop ready to become my new computer desk, among other things. So far I have the design ...
I have dealt with the sub par dust collection opening of this jointer for over ten years now. Today I went out to the shop and said no longer will I deal with a clogged dust chute, and wood chips all over the shop. All I did to correct the problem...