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The old time woodshop journals #48: Tool pickin', cleaning and using!

106 days ago by jjw5858 | 5 comments »

For the many of you out there that are always on the hunt for great hand tool buys at a Flea Market this one is for you. I would say this is also for the beginner or curious onlookers that may want to start using hand tools but may feel overwhelmed by the catalog prices of some of the leading brands that are making outstanding top quality tools. I know for myself at times I have to take a deep breath after drooling over a Lie Nielson catalog and seeing a hand plane upwards of 200-300 plus ...

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Heavily modified Paul Sellers workbench #5: Ch Changes, turn and face the VISE

188 days ago by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka. Lucas Crenshaw | 10 comments »

Soooo, it’s been a while. There’s been a lot going on and I haven’t found a lot of time for woodworking. I’ve worked on a few small things here and there, but nothing major. I’ve recently gotten back into woodcarving and have been enjoying dreaming up projects and learning new techniques. I got out to the shop one day a couple months back and decided I wanted to shorten my bench and put the vise closer to the end. At first I tried to do it with a skill saw...

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Roubo-ish Workbench #3: Paul Sellers poor man's router plane

577 days ago by John | 4 comments »

working on the legs, 8 4×4s lined up chopping dados with my old POS craftsman chisels. router plane idea from Paul Sellers… http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=B_2a_FwjAgk&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DB_2a_FwjAgk worked like a champ!

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Exercises in Artisanship #31: The Woodrights Galoot library Part 2

644 days ago by jjw5858 | 6 comments »

What, no spoons you might be thinking…lol. Well of course not for it is time to get grooving with our Woodrights Galoot Library! No matter what you do sometimes the wood has made up it’s mind on how well it will work for the job. In this episode the old box store pine was what I call a bit “Bitchey”,.....not sawing so well, and especially not up for me having an easy go of dadoing the inner sides. The tools were all plenty sharp but the wood was just a little tough and sappy this tim...

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Chopping the mortise--Bevel edged or traditional mortise chisel (video)

756 days ago by Paul Sellers | 17 comments »

Chopping the mortise—Bevel edged or traditional mortise chisel I recently saw a Youtube video put together by Lie Nielsen where it shows a mortise being cut behind glass; the idea was to show the progression of the traditional method using a traditional ‘pig-sticker’ mortise chisel and I understand it was Roy Underhill who came up with the idea, which was wonderful.     As a boy in school I was shown this method and indeed we were trained that w...

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Making a workbench, without a workbench #2: Laminating the top (with video)

779 days ago by Paul Sellers | 12 comments »

Making the Workbench with Paul Sellers If the video below is not working please use this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru2ZiNsWek This replicates my personal workbench, one I have used and preferred over all others for, well, actually, half a century. Let’s talk briefly about benches and specifically working workbenches and not images of what a bench should be. Anyone can build any bench type they like, regardless of whether it works well or not, is big and clunky and la...

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Making a workbench, without a workbench #1: Introduction and choosing wood, why I use pine

781 days ago by Paul Sellers | 17 comments »

This is a series that I have started that I will be doing over the next few weeks on my blog and on YouTube. For those of you that follow my blog, there will be quite a bit of duplication but I really enjoy the discussions and questions on Lumberjocks so I want to replicate it on here in, possibly, a slightly different format. Make your own bench First of all make your own bench with confidence. I will help you through every stage and in a few days, no more than say four, you will ha...

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Heavily modified Paul Sellers workbench #4: Into the beyond...

837 days ago by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka. Lucas Crenshaw | 11 comments »

I’ve been “done” with this project for nearly two weeks at this point, but I feel I should close this out. Along with the bench, I felt the need to showcase some of my favorite tools. I plan to update this blog with some of the uses for the gap that I can come up with…

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Heavily modified Paul Sellers workbench #3: A look under her skirt....

851 days ago by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka. Lucas Crenshaw | 11 comments »

I got your attention with that title, so here’s the picture….. I began to cut the hole for the vise two nights ago, last night I actually got it mounted. I had to use 3 layers of plywood to get the clearance I needed to mount it. (I’ll try and get a picture of that when I’m under the bench again. I’m not picking it up again if I can help it.) I had my 10 year old nephew help me mount it and here are the results… I have one coat of BLO ...

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Heavily modified Paul Sellers workbench #1: She's got legs.....

857 days ago by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka. Lucas Crenshaw | 7 comments »

I’ll skip the boring parts, like the glue up of the legs and material choice. I will say that I had intended to build my own designed bench sometime last year. I was sold on a certain author’s idea of an awesome Roubo style bench. I got Paul Sellers’ Working Wood, book and dvd set at Christmas this year, and it completely changed my way of thinking. But you didn’t come here for ramblings, you want to see pictures…... There they are, pretty aren&#...

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