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Handsaws: Which One to Use?

10-05-2016 02:34 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 1 comment »

There is a lot to know about handsaws. From the differences of each saw, technique to using a saw, and even how to sharpen a saw. In this video I touch briefly on the differences between saws and show how they cut. Click here to visit my YouTube Channel and Subscribe!

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Wall Hung/Bench Top Chisel Rack

09-10-2016 12:33 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Keeping your chisels organized can be difficult when your are constantly changing projects. Putting them away sometimes is the last thing I think about. I built this chisel rack to make it easy to pull chisels out, keep them organized, and when I’m done I just hanging the whole rack back up. Please visit my YouTube channel and subscribe, Lots of woodworking content there.

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Around The Shop.. #2: 1200sqft Barn Shop Setup ..part 1

09-09-2016 01:54 AM by Airframer | 11 comments »

Well.. It has been a while since my last blog post and wanted to catch everyone up on what’s going on around the shop. In February I purchased a house just outside of town on 1.17 acres of land. The house needed (still does) a lot of work but it came with a 1200sqft pole barn with a loft! The loft is about half the size of the down stairs so it has roughly 1800sqft of usable space in it. This is a serious upgrade from the 2 car garage I had in my last rental and heaps better ...

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Dovetail Stool: The Perfect Finish

08-26-2016 06:14 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

I’ve been working on the dovetail stool for a couple weeks now. I was taking my time with it while working on other projects as well. I have finally been able to finish and show my quick finishing process. Please subscribe and check out all the other videos! YouTube Link

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Xmasis Sharpening Stones

08-23-2016 02:54 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

I have been looking for a set of sharpening stones for a while now. They are usually very expensive and definitely out of my price range. A new maker is on the block and making a name for themselves. These stones have two grits, 1000/3000, and fit into a nice base with feet on it to help hold it in place. The one thing I like about these stones is that they are wide enough to sharpen a plane iron. I have sharpened many cutting edges already and it isn’t showing any wear like two of my o...

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Dovetail Stool: Joinery and Leg Detail

08-20-2016 11:01 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

In this second part of the dovetail stool I go over how I assemble the cross braces, touch on the dovetails attaching the legs and tops (lost some footage) and also go over making the leg detail using files and rasps. Hit that thumbs up, comment, and subscribe! Click Here for Link To YouTube!

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Making a Duck Bill Holdfast

08-06-2016 05:37 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 2 comments »

New design of holdfast uses less material….and I think it just looks better. Do any of you have a specific design you like? Click here for YouTube channel and to subscribe!

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Sharpening Auger Bits

08-04-2016 10:57 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

In a handtool shop auger bits are used a lot. I show how to sharpen these bits quickly and easily. Link to YouTube Video.

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Angle Iron Dovetail Marker

06-21-2016 06:05 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Make a dovetail marker that will last forever….or close to it. Please subscribe and hit that thumbs up button. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9FCdJkWYjc

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Making a Saw Vise #2: Finishing the clamping area

04-14-2016 12:24 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

The final part. Cut your curves and apply a finish. Now get to using it.

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