Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'hand work'

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What I did on my summer vacation.

08-23-2015 09:13 PM by Lazy_K | 4 comments »

Medieval reenactment aka Pennsic or the Pennsic War. I taught woodworking of course.they call me Kai SaerPren there. We got a couple of really nice Cherry butts from a local firewood seller, there’s not enough time to actually make something but we do get to run through a gamut of skills: starting with riving, then hewing, shaving, planing, sawing, marking and making a draw bore mortice and tennon, everyone gets to have some hands-on ti...

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Heavily modified Paul Sellers workbench #2: Last night was a good night

03-30-2012 01:49 AM by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) | 4 comments »

After a very early morning and a good day working away from my normal 40 hour a week job. I was able to spend the latter half of yesterday working on my bench. I managed to get the skirts cut, and installed. I did not glue the sides on or the top on. Here is the results…. How do you guys like that Japanese angle guide. It was worth the $55 I paid for it, and will never leave my toolbox. The bottom picture shows how my bench is different from Mr. Sellers’...

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Occasional Table Class (Hand Tool Build) #4: The tool kit part 3 Planes

08-16-2011 07:20 PM by RGtools | 21 comments »

Your have brought the wood over to your bench, it’s rough and warped. It needs to be flat and square. This is the job of the planes. Before I get started on planes, let’s just make one point clear, you can REALLY go nuts on these tools…it’s OK if you do, they are worth the money. Compare a Jointer, Jack, Smoother, Block set up from Lie Nielsen, to a 24” Jointer planer from Laguna and you will see the value in these tools. You are either going to spend a lo...

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