A variety of woodworking trades require the use of some sort of tapered reamer…. Stringed musical instruments have tapered peg holes, or woodwinds with tapered holes running the length. Windsor Chairs and spinning wheels are often put ...
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Location: Sharon Hill, PA
I have been a "professional" wood worker since 1982. still haven't learned everything there is to learn about making things, love making things.
furniture, any style
my own tools,
my own boat (two, would like to make another),
harps, mandolins, lutes, banjo's, dulcymers and strummers
I also have a forge for making modifying or repairing my tools.
I am working up to brass casting again.
I used to have a motorcycle
I really enjoy sailboats and canoes
I keep bees (if you want a money making hobby, try it)
I fight in Medieval combat armor (SCA)
and generally have too many hobbies.
we ( Dr Wife and 3 yr old son) have moved into a new house so projects should be coming right allong soon (we need chairs and a dining room set, more bookcases, probably built ins, a bed, another bed, repairs to said house maybe a new garage)
Update 8/11/15: just an FYI for those persons in the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism). I am THL Kai Saerpren (call me "K"), esquired to The Earl Aethelmearc, Sir Yngvar the Dismal. I live in Bhakail. I make things out of wood. I teach hand tool woodworking at Pennsic, And would like to do more teaching if I could find a venue that is appropriate.
-- Kai SaerPren
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|replied on||Modern American Hand Tool Forum||05-21-2016 03:48 PM|
|commented on||Repairs #1: Tapered Reamers||02-09-2016 01:19 AM|
|added blog entry||Repairs #1: Tapered Reamers||02-08-2016 06:19 PM|
|commented on||Stool, Walnut and lobster||01-29-2016 07:08 PM|
|added project||Another stool, white beech and whitewash and fish!||01-28-2016 07:34 PM|
|added project||Stool, Walnut and lobster||01-28-2016 07:29 PM|
|commented on||stool||01-28-2016 07:12 PM|
|added blog entry||Stool II, the making of a Cabriole leg||01-28-2016 07:11 PM|
|commented on||Any ideas on how to build a frame like that||01-21-2016 05:06 PM|
|commented on||Any ideas on how to build a frame like that||01-21-2016 04:05 PM|
|added blog entry||where to put it?||01-20-2016 09:30 PM|
|commented on||The Polissoir - Bees wax hand polisher||12-19-2015 02:17 PM|
|commented on||Kerfing plane||12-11-2015 02:02 PM|
|commented on||Lazy K's woodshop tips #1: Don't throw out broken drill bits!||10-28-2015 01:28 PM|
|added blog entry||Lazy K's woodshop tips #1: Don't throw out broken drill bits!||10-25-2015 11:48 AM|
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Because someone asked… making a cabriole leg, either round or squared isn’t nearly as hard as some think. First: make up your pattern…then draw it on the side and front of your leg stock. then proceed to cut it out ;)If...
Hi; so, last Summer the air compressor busted after only 28 years of service. I started off trying to fix it then gave up. And I bought a new and slightly bigger one….. which has been in my way in front of the cellar stairs to the outdoor...
Hello; I had to Explain this to my wife the other day, then I realized I’ve never heard of anyone talking about this on the forums. In a nutshell; Don’t throw out your broken drill bits. Especially the smaller ones. Why? Have ...