Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'plane'

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Slow Days at the Shop. #3: Bench Planes!

10-10-2015 10:40 AM by fatman51 | 2 comments »

With over 100,000 avid or prospective woodworkers on this site, I would not be surprised to learn that there are fifty thousand blogs about bench planes. We love our bench planes, we like to use them and we want to talk about them. As of recently, I have 8 of them in use, which is 2 more than normal and 6 more than I usually need. While I learned about making cabinets and furniture young, I have done far more general carpenter work in my career. In my truck I carry a 9 inchish smoot...

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Brynn's Desk Build #3: Video: Building the top and Drawer glides - Cherry Writing Desk

10-07-2015 09:00 PM by BenhamDesign | 5 comments »

This is my 3rd and final video of this project. In this video I get really into my hand planing when building the top of the writing desk. I also show a bit of how I do drawer runners and some final assembly of attaching the top. Please subscribe to my YouTube Channel Watch on YouTube If you would like to see more about what I build in and out of my shop please visit my blog at or my custom furniture website at ...

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Build A Krenov Style Cabinet On Stand #4: Build A Krenov Style Cabinet On Stand Pt.4

10-07-2015 12:56 PM by wdwrkr631 | 2 comments »

Hello Everyone, Uploaded part 4 of the Krenov Cabinet On Stand Build to YouTube. We have made some good progress and the cabinet is looking great. Check it out! Here is a link to the video.

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Hand tools #1: They're everywhere. They're EVERYWHERE!!

09-28-2015 11:43 AM by CFrye | 53 comments »

It’s hard to believe just two short years ago the only hand tools I owned were a retractable measuring tape and a few miniature tools (6” nail bar, vise grips, etc). Then I joined Lumberjocks and shortly thereafter The Hand Plane Swap. That’s when I got The Affliction (or it got me)! I bought two block planes, then a bench plane, then…you get the idea. It didn’t stop with planes. I went to check out a Craig’s List ad for planes and not finding any in my pri...

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Tools, I Love Tools #2: Happy Birthday, a little early

09-25-2015 10:27 PM by Rob Drown | 3 comments »

Two friends and I went to the Lie -Nielson Tool event at the Crucibal in Berkley Ca. last week and look what followed me home. Yes I think I’ll keep it!!!! A bronze body #4 smoother. mmmmmmm it a beauty. I actually took a nece shaving right out of the box but Ill give it a good honing and report back

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Making the Legs

09-24-2015 07:44 PM by Guy Dunlap | 4 comments »

In the first video of this series, I start by making the table legs. They are 3” walnut with a tapered peg at the bottom, and a small turned detail. Thanks to Matt Cremona for the help with the slabs to make them! As always, I welcome your questions and comments! You Tube Link –

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woodworking for money #1: first big commision

09-24-2015 05:05 PM by Gwjames | 15 comments »

So I started talking about this table over in the forum and decided maybe it should be a blog instead. So I have been trying to put my limited wood working knowledge to good use and start trying to sell things I build, or sell items that have not been built yet. I tried everything, posting on craigslist, posting to bookface friends and family, and then on a local for sale page on the bookface, and once I put tables on the for sale page I started getting emails like crazy. Everyone wanted a cu...

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Hand plane Rehab Center

09-17-2015 06:43 PM by bandit571 | 9 comments »

Got this ugly looking thing in the mail today.. Yep, that be a sewing thread spool. The top of the bolt for the spool was from a saw nut. Went and ordered a new brass end for that bolt… Not the best repair on the handle, but it is solid, maybe later I can re-do the repair…. Well, this is going to be fun….stuff that isn’t rusty, has a coat of clearcoat….hate clearcoat. Took the plane shaped item to the shop, and started a tear-down Don’t be fo...

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Make a Shooting Board and Learn How it Works

09-17-2015 12:21 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

This is a must have for any handtool shop. It helps keep everything squared up for easy joint assembly.

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Build A Krenov Style Cabinet On Stand #3: Build A Krenov Style Cabinet On Stand Pt.3

09-10-2015 11:53 PM by wdwrkr631 | 4 comments »

Hello Everyone,Uploaded part 3 of the Krenov cabinet build. It’s coming along nicely. Here is a link to the video,

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