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Restored hand saws

04-30-2017 09:22 PM by Sonofabeech | 2 comments »

So here are the saws i found at my local flea maker, a restored them, the now cut, i only removed the rust and restored the totes, and sharpened the teeth, the set was bad on the longer rip saw but i managed to set the teeth, i was lucky to find the saws, the western saw are rare here in my country and saw setting tools are even rare. here are the saws and an old saw set pliers. The vintage no name saw set probably made in germany:

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German Woodworking Fair - Holz-Handwerk 2016

03-23-2016 01:07 PM by MightyWood | 1 comment »

Mighty Report – Holz-Handwerk 2015 in Nuremberg, Germany. https://youtu.be/hK37C5mi2b0 The Holz-Handwerk 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany with 500 exhibitors from 19 countries had about 110.000 visitors. On March 17th I was one of them I thought I should share some impressions with you. Enjoy the video! More information on https://www.holz-handwerk.de/en.

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Hallo aus Deutschland

09-30-2010 05:20 PM by Eric | 1 comment »

So I’m in my motherland enjoying the cool September weather, the amazing food and drink, and the hospitality of these friendly Germans. Life is good. If only my family could be with me! We had a bit of free time the other day so I latched on to a guy going to a nearby town (Grünberg) that has a hardware store. I’m not in the market for anything in particular – I just wanted to browse around. So we ended up at Herkules, which sounds like a cool name for a hardware store. I...

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random #28: Archival footage: Wood turning in Germany, 1926

09-15-2009 11:05 AM by Gary Fixler | 19 comments »

This video from 83 years ago follows a German woodworker as he selects a log half, cuts out a bowl blank on a large band saw, and then turns 3 separate parts to create a lidded bowl. It’s neat to feel such a kinship with a guy at his lathe some 13 years before his country would enter into WWII. I wonder if he made it to the war, and what he thought of it. There’s something a lot more tangible about this video than the still black and white photos of men with saws over their shoul...

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The Never Ending Bedroom Furniture Project #3: The Toils of Living in Germany

09-29-2007 11:21 AM by Muzhik | 3 comments »

Part 3: Build your own furniture and save money – pause – NOT! Am I the only one that convinced myself building my own furniture would save money? Maybe I knew all along that isn’t exactly true, but it helps convince the wife that it’s a good idea. Who’s with me? We all know from experience that this isn’t a cheap hobby. I usually spend more on wood alone – not to mention new tools – than it would cost to buy whatever I’m building. In the end, it’s about the...

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