I’ve been plugging away at this build, and had to bring out the router and electric drill to make this project in a timely fashion (so much for entirely done with traditional tools). I cut most of the mortises by hand, but ended...
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Picked up woodworking about a year ago when I realized it was cheaper and more satisfying to do projects myself. I used to work in skilled trades, and then moved to white collar work. I still miss working with my hands. I perform 99% of my work with hand tools. Sometimes I'll pull out a sander or power drill. My goal is to work in peace and quiet, to keep traditional skills alive, and to show people self-sufficiency can be achieved with skills utilized before the interwebs and instant gratification.
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After about a week of work, I have combined all three laminated groupings to produce the final top. All of the leveling was done by hand with a low angle jack plane. Any twist has been removed, and the top is mostly straight and level – t...
It’s been about 6 months since I purchased a bench from a discount tool store, and I am in desperate need of something else. The bench is cheaply made, and even for having glued the joints prior to assembly, there is too much sway and movem...
I got into carving spoons a few months ago, and have been hooked ever since. It doesn’t help when you read Peter Follansbee’s blog, and you realize that the material to partake in the hobby is all around you. A few weeks ago, I was t...
Traditional joinery inspired by the work of Roy Underhill and Paul Sellers. My first “real” project. Hand cut mortise and tenon. Narex motise chisels and Veritas carcass saws used.