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Clearcut Chisels Restoration

08-04-2015 01:32 AM by Jorgearaujo | 1 comment »

Well it’s official I am hooked… restoring old tools is my new obsession. This time I found some old chisels, Clearcut brand, ever heard of it? Me either. I also couldn’t find much information on the brand online, I did find one post that mentioned they are from Montgomery Ward but I can’t be sure of that. No matter the steel feels good. Guess we will see if it holds an edge. I also shot a video of the restoration which can be viewed here.View on YouTube As you can ...

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Video Woodworkers I Watch #18: Peter Brown

08-03-2015 09:27 PM by Dave Rutan | 0 comments »

Peter's YouTube Channel Peter's Website I don’t remember when I first found Peter Brown’s videos, but they’re usually interesting. Even though he doesn’t always use wood, he is always using woodworking machinery. I think he buys his supply of epoxy in 50 gallon drums. He likes it even more than Norm Abram! Probably his worst mistake was turning objects from rock salt.

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Yet Another Craftsman 113 Saw Blog #2: Short Update

08-03-2015 04:09 PM by jonlruss | 1 comment »

Not much to add. Haven’t gotten to put in as much time on the saw as I’ve wanted the last few days what with the non-woodworking parts of my life getting in the way. Got the miter slot aligned with the blade as well as I could using a very uncooperative combination square. I have a dial indicator, but need to make a base for it that’ll fit in the miter slot. Just using the combo square the slot was a good 1/16” off which from cuts I had made on it before bringing it ho...

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A Strategy for Woodworking #57: The Battleship

08-03-2015 02:55 PM by Gary Rogowski | 9 comments »

Projects come, projects stay. I walked around the shop one day to count the projects I had started only to put down for one reason or another. I got depressed by the number 20. Unfinished for any number of reasons. I cut a panel too short on one. I wasn’t sure of the curve of another. Not hard to make a new panel, 0r try to mock up the curve. That logic does not fly in the face of a simple defeat. I just let the projects linger, go to your corner. What is it that stumps me? Probably this ...

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I found an original Milkmans Workbench!

08-03-2015 02:48 PM by kaerlighedsbamsen | 7 comments »

The other day i found what looked a lot similar to a Milkmans Workbench on a local used-items-site for sale for about 20€. The lady that had it for sale knew nothing at all about its origin but wrote her immediately and had it mailed to me. Having seen a lot of these built here on LJ i thought that I would share my findings and how it was brougt back to life. Hope it is usefull. A few days back it arrived and, i must admit, looking a bit beat up. But it turned out to be an actual Milkma...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1599: Getting Back At It

08-03-2015 10:57 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 10 comments »

Last week was not one of my usual weeks. Between getting the new computer and the issues I was having with my back, I felt that I didn't really accomplish a great deal. I have been writing here for over five years now, and I think this was the first time in all those years that I was here at home and took so much time 'off'. But sometimes it is needed. I always try to be positive and productive and have something interesting to write about. With the week that I had, I thought it b...

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Subscribing to the next 15 Woodworking Youtubers who follow me!!!

08-03-2015 09:11 AM by WoodWorkingFusion | 0 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkIexhYXbev8Qg77iV2IgOg

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Building Some Chevalets, a Class Action #7: Saw Frames, Clamp Springs, and Adjustable Height

08-03-2015 05:22 AM by shipwright | 13 comments »

Just a bunch of photos from the last few days to bring the project up to date. When I left off I was about to make the saw frames and the clamp springs. That went quickly. Then I got a little sidetracked on adjustability of height for students of different statures. All of the chevys I have built have adjustable arm height by re-arrangement of graduated thickness shims, tightened by matched wedges ….... .....but in the past adjustment was infrequent and the re-...

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Milling black walnut

08-03-2015 02:11 AM by yellowtruck75 | 0 comments »

Using my 16” American jointer and 718 Wood Master planer to mill some 8/4 black walnut. https://youtu.be/1UgNZIwNiwI

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Lumerjocks Meet #1: Meeting Grizz in Verbena, Alabama

08-03-2015 01:55 AM by Schwieb | 10 comments »

As many of my LJ buddies know, My wife an I have been on a cross country trip which is a a story all by itself. We returned home late this week and have been getting out lives back on track after traveling for 7 weeks. We had an awesome trip and saw some remarkable country side. I looked up a few people along the way, like and Air Force buddy that I hadn’t seen in 40 years and a few lumber guys; that will be for another post. We had planned a stop in Northern Alabama to pick up some...

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