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|11-07-2016 02:17 PM||
A few weeks ago I posted a link about Browns Tool auction for Vintage hand tools. I bid on some and won the bid on two items. I received an email stating that I won and that I will shortly receive an invoice for the items. I waited a few days and nothing arrived. I sent two emails to them that I”m waiting for my invoices so I can pay for m...
|10-27-2016 12:58 PM||
Check out this tool auction - 5 replies
Hey heads up if you live in central Pa or within driving distance here is an opportunity to pick up some vintage tools. Go to this web site and look. http://www.auctionzip.com/cgi-bin/photopanel.cgi?listingid=2806361&category=0&zip=21237&kwd=tools Bob D
|11-23-2015 08:44 PM||
Added some more planes - 6 replies
I posted a while back that I started buying and using hand planes for the first time. Since then I have expanded my inventory. I have been off work for the past 5 weeks because of shoulder surgery. I can’t work in the shop at all. Boredom was killing me. So I have been surfing Ebay for planes. I added , a No.40 scrub plane, No.7 jointer pl...
|09-19-2015 03:29 PM||
Rounding out my Wood Working skill set. - 8 replies
I have been woodworking for years on and off. I have always been intimidated by wood planes . Well this past year I purchased a Worksharp 3000. With this addition I decided to learn more about them and to start using them. The internet is a great place when you want to learn about something you know little about. So I have been practicing my ski...
|07-07-2015 06:44 PM||
Frustration with No. 81 Veneer scraper - 7 replies
OK I recently bought a no. 81 veneer scraper on Ebay. I Googled alot of information on it. I put a 45Deg bevel on the blade and then put a micro bevel on and then put a Burr on it. I have spent hours trying to get this thing to shave a nice ribbon of wood with it but all I get is fine scrapings. I don’t have a dedicated Burnishing tool jus...
|03-18-2015 04:17 PM||
Bread board design table top questions - 4 replies
OK friends. I’ve been away for a while but that’s another topic. I am building a table and my concern is that my design not only has breadboard ends which I am ok with how to assemble it to allow for expantion. but the table will have a cross piece in the center,kind of like a door, but the boards on the side will run the lengnth o...
|01-15-2013 05:05 PM||
G Dang It! I swear My shop is Haunted - 28 replies
I swear I either have a comical poltergies or a gremlin in my shop. Crap keeps disappearing. First it was my tool for adjusting my Incra miter gauge, then I lost my Kreg Push stick. Yesterday my dust pan disappeared. I have torn my shop apart for everyone that went missing. I don’t get it. Bob D
|06-06-2012 10:19 PM||
What I like about this Place - 2 replies
I have only been a member of this place a few days now. I have to say what I enjoy the most is looking at all the great projects everyone builds. How some of you come up with these designs truly amazes me. The pictures are great. The skills that goes into some just make me green with envy, and hoping that someday I will reach that level. Wow! Ju...