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|231 days ago||
Silicon Spray on Handtools?! - 11 replies
Was looking at picking up a Lie-Nielsen Dovetail saw and was reading the maintenance information. They suggest spraying their saws with silicon spray in between use. It peaked my interest. I have always stuck with WD-40 just cause it never steered me wrong (especially since i live near the Gulf Coast). Theoretically Silicon Spray sounds viable b...
|274 days ago||
Biber Classic Mueller Adze - 2 replies
I recently received a Biber Classic Mueller Adze from Traditionalwoodworker.com. The site describes it as a hand forged adze but the markings no the adze looks like it is casted. There is even what appears to be a parting line on the inside Can anyone Clarify if this is forged or casted?
|301 days ago||
Wood for workbench - 9 replies
Recently, I and a group of people were offered all the 70 year old oak we could carry if we took down this two story barn. The barn is made of oak with 2×6, 2×4 and there was some decent 4×4s stored in there as well. I am considering making my top out of either the 2×6 or the 4×4. It seems that a lot of people use softer...
|425 days ago||
Noob in predicament - 10 replies
I am fresh out of college, where I studied product design with a focus on furniture. There I had a nice shop with everything I could possible need. Now on my own, I want to build my own place. I am interested in a predominately hand tool based setup but had trouble figuring out what to build first. A workbench would be ideal but do I need a work...