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Around the Shop #14: W. F. & J. Barnes Foot Mortiser Assembly and Test Run

03-20-2017 01:34 PM by Mosquito | 7 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdPkDVFE-Ao I put my W. F. and J. Barnes Foot Powered Mortiser back together, sharpened up the chisel, and made a few test cuts with it. Case Mod Portfolio: http://themodsquito.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/themodsquitoTwitter: https://twitter.com/TheModsquito

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Around the Shop #13: Barnes Foot Powered Mortiser Disassembly

03-13-2017 03:33 AM by Mosquito | 9 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwxObDWgu1U I finally got around to editing and uploading this video. After I got enough of the mortiser cleaned up to get it moving again, I disassembled it to get ready to start cleaning some of the parts up and getting rid of the rust. I haven’t gotten very far on that part yet, but I did get it all disassembled.  Case Mod Portfolio: http://themodsquito.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/themodsquitoTwitter: https://twitter.com/TheMod...

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techniques #7: George Lailey commemorative bowls

10-11-2010 09:51 AM by Gary Fixler | 14 comments »

You guys really liked my last blog post about the Jarvi Bench, which made me happy as it was my 200th. I thought I’d follow up with a simpler process video I recently found that also makes me quite happy. In this one, a man named Robin Wood recreates the techniques used by one George Lailey, who died in 1958 at 89 years old. Robin spent 5 years researching Lailey’s techniques, recreating the very simple, entirely foot-powered lathe (a “pole lathe”), hand-forging all...

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