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My foray into hand tools

777 days ago by aselmike | 9 comments »

Up until just recently, I viewed hand tools as inefficient and difficult. It was black magic to me, and I knew no-one who did carpentry with anything but power tools. With much research, I have started to collect the information and possibly the tools necessary to work my way into carpentry sans power! So far I’ve got a small Stanley block plane (pictured), a Bailey no 5, a small dovetail saw with no credentials, and a buck brothers 1/2” chisel. I’ve sharpened the dovetail saw as best I can. Additionally, the block plane and chisel were sharpened to 2500 grit at a 30 degree bevel. So tonight after much merriment and lots of listening to NPR, I completed my first Do...

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