LumberJocks

RobynHoodridge's Blog

  • Advertise with us
This blog is written by RobynHoodridge | 9 entries so far

Latest Entry

My new friend Jack (stanley #5 hand plane nearly complete re-furbish)

352 days ago by RobynHoodridge | 4 comments »

Oh the joy of taking something dirty, flimsy, worn, and stained and soaked with someone elses sweat, and turning it into a crisp tool you can fall in love with.. .I know that all a plane has to be is functional. But making something that has personality as well as meeting the bare minimum of function is perhaps similar to making fine furniture rather than banging together plywood. You can’t always, but you do the former wherever you can. Also, I’ve coveted a hand plane for so long that i’ve also had ages to dedicate a bit of my soul to the idea. So that treating my second hand Stanley Bailey # 5 (Jack) to a re-furbishing was a ritual for our union much like the ritual...

Read this entry »

Older Entries


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase