This has been a long haul and a great learning experience packed with lots of firsts for me. First time (and probably last) with this style of hinges. Too much hassle, I just need to plan better and get the right hinges. First mortised mech...
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Location: Newhall, CA
Software Engineer by Day, Woodworker the rest of the time.
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|commented on||Hand Tool Journey #42: Stanley SW #358 Miter Box Restoration #8...Getting a handle on things..||07-21-2014 03:22 PM|
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Let me start with a rant. Specialty woodworking stores are quite a drive for me so I don’t get to go very often. I chose to go to Woodcarft because it’s a more enjoyable drive. Upon arriving I found out that the supply of small box ...
With all of the outer surface cleaned up, it’s time to separate the top from the bottom. On my prototype box I used only a handsaw to separate the top from the bottom. My saws are not sharp or true enough and I had to trim way too much af...
Previously I completed the glue up. After the glue cured, I removed the clamps and got started cleaning everything up. I trimmed off the excess material on the pins using my 60 1/2 LA Block Plane which worked great. I did notice a small c...
In the last segment I explained a bit more about the process for creating the Mitered Dovetails. Using that process I continued to refine the fit by repeated dry fittings. A couple of words on dry fitting and dovetails. The more you fit t...