I don’t have a ton of pictures for this entry, as I got a little carried away on the tasks I was doing. I looked at it and decided that the bun placement could go one of two ways: or I got finish on the tote and bun. I decided...
|View Ripthorn's:||home||workshop||projects (19)||blog (21)||reviews (2)||forum topics (44)||buddies (0)||favorites (51)||activity log|
None so far
1417 posts in 2489 days
Location: Austin, TX
I work as a physicist/engineer for a semiconductor company making acoustic signal processing microchips. I have been married to my wife for about 10 years and we have three little kids. I have been woodworking since I was 8, but had a break for several years while in school.
My preferred projects are guitars and anything guitar related, though I also dig furniture and jewelry boxes.
-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science
Latest Activity | view all »
Latest Projects | view all 19 »
Latest Blog Entries | view all 21 »
I’ve done several blogs on making infill planes, but I thought it might be fun to show how I make one from an old, defunct iron bodied plane. I have done one of these before, but didn’t think to do a blog about it. So here we are. ...
Time to update this blog. There was not a whole lot of movement for a while because after getting the planes all put together, I set to lapping the soles flat. Well, the issue there is that because peening through rivets is less precise, the sol...
My wife is out of town for the weekend and I have three little children. However, I took a half day Friday (so I could be around to get kids from school) which gave me some time during the youngest’s nap, as well as my normal after bedtime ...
Alright, I haven’t posted in a little while owing to needing to make a blade. Well, the stock came and I finally made one. It is 5/32” O1 that is just a tiny bit narrower than the plane opening to allow for side to side adjustments. ...