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Quick Tip #4: Radius Plane

09-02-2016 07:32 PM by Kent Shepherd | 1 comment »

Often it is much quicker and easier to grab a hand plane to do a simple job rather than get a power tool, set it up and do the same job. (It also makes listening to Blues on the stereo more enjoyable!) I frequently use my radius plane and chamfer plane in situations like this. Does a great job with ease. This tool creates about an 1/8″ radius.Knocks the edge off in hurry. Similar tools available from Rockler, as well as several other online companies. Woodcraft offers some different style tha...

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Return them to their former Glory!!! #1: Found some real gems!!!!

08-07-2016 12:31 PM by Brian Gulotta | 5 comments »

I was out at an estate sale and found these 4 beauties, or soon they will be ;) Three of the gems are Stanley Bailey #5 planes and the other a small #7 Disston panel rip cut saw. My tool well is currently pretty limited, so this will be a great chance to build it up a little and have some more tools at my disposal. I currently have a Stanley #4 and Stanley #6 that I have cleaned and restored, that I use for smoothing and jointing. I have a 8tpi Disston x-cut saw and a 4tpi rip cut saw for rou...

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My First Stanley Hand Plane (#3 Type 13)

07-29-2016 01:41 AM by YusukeKomiya | 1 comment »

I paid about $60 for this beauty on Ebay. I was looking around for some cheapo rusty plane but when I saw this one I knew I wanted it. The knob and tote are in great condition. There is little rust and pitting. Most of the japanning is still intact. I still plan to clean it up to make it more pretty. I can’t wait to finally have square stock (which has been the bane of my past woodworking experience growing up before I knew better XP). I was about to buy a planing machine until my broth...

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Stanley #55 Plane

07-06-2016 12:48 AM by Dan Wolfgang | 8 comments »

While at my grandparents house recently, I dug through the basement hoping to find some tools I’d have use for. My great-grandfather was quite the woodworker and while I’ve previously collected a variety of tools from there I decided to focus on things I could use for woodworking with this visit. I found some files, rasps, a saw set, and a variety of hand saws. All need a little work but are in pretty good shape—cleaning, removing rust, and sharpening will put them in great ...

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Woodworkers in NE Ohio #5: Upcoming MeetUps for the NE Ohio Woodworkers

05-31-2016 08:49 AM by DrDrewInOhio | 1 comment »

This is brief description of the Upcoming MeetUps that we have planned in the next 2 months. Please see Upcoming MeetUps for more details on each one. Hand Plane Basics: June 11 in Lakewood – 12:00PM to 4:00 PM This is the second of our Woodworking Demonstrations in Member Shops… and will feature two guys who are period furniture makers and also Hand Plane designers and builders. This is an essential MeetUp for anyone interested in using Hand Planes or improving their Han...

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Cigar Shop - Display Rack

02-27-2016 11:32 PM by McPheel | 0 comments »

The other day my brother gave me a call, asking if I wanted to build something for his shop. He owns a Cigar shop in Whitecourt Alberta called Cheap Smokes and Cigars. It’s a really cool shop, very classy and nostalgic, they have the basic inventory of cigarettes which they sell cheaper than any gas station or grocery store can offer, but beyond that they have an array of humidors (My creations will soon be joining this inventory), Pipes, Tobacco, Vaporisers and a massive walk in humido...

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Projects #1: Coffee Table - Second Project

02-09-2016 04:25 AM by The__Dude | 7 comments »

I have my first project done, fireplace mantel. Added a few new tools.Thickness planer and router. We planned down some boards to 7/8” thickness.I clamped in pairs and used my #8 plane to match the ends.We glued enough boards for the top and a bottom shelf. Now I need to figure out how to flatten the tops of the joined boards.Need to read on on this.I am assuming #8 plane again. I am thinking of glueing up 3×3 legs.Not sure about the apron or how to attach the bottom sh...

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Lego Table #6: Hybrid woodworking

11-22-2015 07:53 PM by RaggedKerf | 0 comments »

This post is fairly image heavy—I’ll post a few here but to see all the images, please visit my woodworking blog) Accomplished a fair amount today. Before I got to work, I dusted off the base and the legs one final time and then primed the legs …and painted the base. It’s hard to tell, because I used white primer and white paint, but trust me, it looks nice in person. I put on two thin coats and used up almost a whole can of spray paint, but it sure does look ...

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Building a KARA Hummer Layout Duck Boat #3: Planing the Gunnels

05-12-2015 10:03 PM by DustyMark | 2 comments »

Tools for the Job Planing the gunnels requires a sharp hand plane, a straight edge and a flexible stick. I use a 10” smoothing plane for this task since it is easier to handle than a longer plane and much of the work is on a curve. On larger boats, I’ve used a hand-held power planer to good effect. I started with that and it seemed like overkill for 3/4” gunnels. Rib Transitions The angle that the plywood skin will land on the gunnel changes throughout the length...

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Mini kanna has arrived!

04-09-2015 06:44 PM by asiago | 11 comments »

Funny how I thought it’d take another week or so, but it actually showed up today! I had bought it on Amazon.com, from a seller in Japan, and figured they’d use the postal service (which they did), which usually takes 4-5 weeks to here from Japan. (Full size image here: http://i.imgur.com/2KCwBix.jpg) My keys and mobile phone pouch behind, for size comparison. Looks really pretty. A bit bigger than I had imagined – when someone says ‘mini’ to me, I ty...

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