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Blog series by StumpyNubs updated 10-02-2014 07:38 PM 5 parts 12974 reads 70 comments total

Part 1: FIRST EPISODE OF THE NEW HAND TOOL SHOW! Marking Knife Madness!

06-10-2013 07:20 PM by StumpyNubs | 16 comments »

Stumpy takes you back to a time of simple woodworking pleasures! This time he shows you how to make your own marking knife and how to use it for a lot more than marking! Then he demonstrates how to use a traditional mortising chisel. All this and everything else that has made Stumpy Nubs videos among the most watched in woodworking! The Old Timey Workshop is a monthly podcast produced independently of Blue Collar Woodworking. It will feature woodworking projects built with the tools an...

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Part 2: Almost all you ever wanted to know about making and using marking gauges!

07-08-2013 07:47 PM by StumpyNubs | 12 comments »

The second episode of our new hand tool woodworking show is all about one of the most essential tools for the old-timey woodworker: The marking gauge! In fact Stumpy applies his woodworking wit and wisdom to three types of gauges, building a marking gauge, a mortise gauge, and a cutting gauge; all three with just a few hardwood scraps and a little bench time. At the end you’ll have a deeper understanding of this critical tool, not to mention three of them to call your own! The Ol...

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Part 3: $10 saw bench and making sense of hand saws

08-16-2013 11:03 PM by StumpyNubs | 9 comments »

Stumpy gives a lesson in hand saws while he builds one of the most useful fixtures of the hand tool shop- the traditional sawbench (at least his own tricked out version of it). He teaches you about backsaws from dovetail to carcass to sash to tenon; crosscut and rip, tooth counts and more. Then puts it all to work cutting dovetails and draw boring tenons on a sawbench with more uses than… well, you’ll have to watch and see… The Old Timey Workshop is a monthly podcast prod...

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Part 4: The Workbench of your eighteenth century dreams!

10-23-2013 08:17 PM by StumpyNubs | 19 comments »

It’s a trend hotter than “skinny jeans”- woodworkers are lovin’ them some Roubo! Stumpy teaches you all about the classic, eighteenth century workbench, then builds one out of cheap construction lumber! Watch here, then return to leave a comment so Stumpy doesn't feel left out! The Old Timey Workshop is a monthly podcast produced independently of Blue Collar Woodworking. It will feature woodworking projects built with the tools and techniques of the past, while f...

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Part 5: Build a Roubo Workbench from construction lumber- and learn to use it!

10-02-2014 07:38 PM by StumpyNubs | 15 comments »

Old Timey Woodworking with Stumpy Nubs is back! Nearly a year after the first part of the 2X6 lumber Roubo Workbench build, the second part is here! In this episode we flatten the top with hand planes, learn about woodworking vises and a whole lot more! LINKS: Plans for the workbench Stumpy's article about woodworking vises Video about making a scrub plane The face vise Stumpy used The end vise Stumpy used The workbench wheels (Friend us on facebook, follow us on Twi...

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