Progress has really picked up on these as of late. In fact, as I write this, I have the second coat of finish on each plane, along with each knob. I just need to have the blades heat treated, mill the soles square, and do final adjustments of th...
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I work as a physicist/engineer for a company that specializes in radar systems. I have been married to my wife for about 8 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.
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Alright, I know it has been a long time since I posted on this, but here are the answers to your most pressing questions: no I didn’t die, no I did not quit on these, and yes I have a life that frequently pulls me away from projects in the s...
If you’ve been following along, you know that the prototype plane is completed, so I’m ready to start another. If you haven’t seen it, the other blog series is here. In that one I go through a lot of tips and things I picked up...
Well, we now come to the end of our journey building an infill shoulder plane. What I ended up doing was put some Formby’s tung oil finish on the infill, hit it with some paste wax all over, shorten the blade a little bit, and the illustrio...
Well, the finish line is well in sight now, boys and girls! This is the second-to-last installment of our series, so let’s get going! Tools used: Belt sanderdremel with aluminum oxide grinding stones (see tips in last episode)spindle ...