Let’s see, I had a couple scraps of Black Walnut sitting around the shop. Also had what was left from a Black Cherry floor joist ( From an old barn tear down) Both were being abused by every new-to-me handplane that came into the shop. ...
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Location: West Central Ohio
Just an "Old School Hobbyist" working with reclaimed wood. Nothing real fancy, mainly Shaker and Mission styles. "Day Job" is making plastic "preforms" for pop bottles ( Pepsi products). Workshop is in a pole barn about 5 miles from my house. No heat, so not much going on right now. I also worked as a Concrete Carpenter for about 6 years. Retired Army, right now in the Retired/Reserves.
-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use
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Getting almost done on this little table fancified the aprons a bit. Fancified just about any straight line there was. The ends of the bottom shelf has add-ons of pine, nitched to fit either around a leg, or just between the leg. Apron...
Found a few boards to use. Got the one 1×6x60” cut down into three boards. Glued up into a panel, and then flattened with a couple handplanes. I have a large, plastic tub sitting under the bench, to catch a few shavings Betwe...
Well at least the wood came from such things as a dumpster. Cut a few things Had to cut a place for some legs to go. and a few cut-outs about 4” up from the leg’s bottom edge. A stretcher was needed between the two legs. An...