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How I fixed Herbie's Hammer...or how I love old tools.

719 days ago by RaggedKerf | 0 comments »

To see the pictures of the hammer fix, please click here. As promised in Day 19 of the Workbench saga, here is the story of my great-grandfather’s hammer. Genealogy is another of my pursuits and it is a joy to be able to combine woodworking with genealogy. I love it! My great-grandfather Herbert (“Herbie”) Vaught was born in September of 1875 to his parents George W. Vaught and Emily Ann Tucker in Shelbyville, Indiana. Here is Herbie in 1938 at the age of 62. Th...

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Saw Rehab and Restoration with Matt Cianci @ Shady Lea Woodworking

945 days ago by need2boat | 7 comments »

Last weekend I was back up in RI to drop off a whelping box I build one my Aunt’s dog that’s expecting puppies soon. Normally I wouldn’t be so quick to make the trip North on the traffic infested route 95 to new England but I worked the trip around Matt Cianci (writer of the saw blog) latest class offering: Saw Rehab and Restoration at the Shady Lea workshops. Due to the broad topic Matt Started off the class by asking us, (it just so happened all of were from NJ) what we were most interes...

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What I wish I'd known before spending money on woodworking hand tools #2: Still more new or used... You decide.

1239 days ago by Dave Pearce | 3 comments »

This is the followup on my first posting concerning new vs. used woodworking tools. Bits, Braces and Eggbeaters Fortunately, for me, it wasn’t hard to find braces, either at flea markets, or antique shops. There’s a wide variety out there as well, so it’s not uncommon to find many variations of the same item. I’ve got several Stanley, Millers Falls, and Pexto models, and all of them have their good points. Since there were so many manufacturers, if you see one...

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