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1950s Craftsman Tablesaw Restoration #2: What do you think about the color?

09-22-2017 12:48 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 1 comment »

I was planning on sandblasting the table saw parts. It would be quick and easier I believe. However, I was not able to get that done, so I went with traditional ways…..a bit of elbow grease. Check out the video and let me know what you think about the color I have chose for the saw. Don't forget to hit that subscribe button...NEW VIDEO EVERY FRIDAY!

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1950s Craftsman Tablesaw Restoration #1: Throwing Sparks!

09-16-2017 10:20 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Getting started on the table saw restoration. Check out the video and let me know what I should do! Subscribe to follow along with the restoration.

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Barn Find! Butcher Firmer Chisel Restoration

09-09-2017 01:06 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Old Butcher firmer chisel restoration. Found in an old barn. In pretty good shape for its age. Minor rust and some paint on the handle. Quick and easy sharpening as well. Hit subscribe for more woodworking.

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Restoring The Machine Plow Plane (Kikai Shakuri Kanna)

08-22-2017 01:16 PM by Lemongrasspicker | 1 comment »

View on YouTube If you haven’t noticed I am a big fan of the Japanese methods and thoughts behind woodworking. And as such I do alot of reading on the topic and ever since I saw a drawing of one of these planes in Toshio Odate’s book on tools I have wanted one very badly. I’d wager that each craftsman has his favorite tool, something that he just enjoys for no reason other than “he simply does”. this tool is it for me. The challenge of it I find invigorating. W...

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Yankee No 1555 Drill Restoration

08-02-2017 09:42 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 3 comments »

Another fantastic restoration on an old family tool.I can now add this to thw bunch to perform some work. Hit that subscribe button for woodworking, diy, and vlogging content! https://youtu.be/d3HdwHOH4h0">https://youtu.be/d3HdwHOH4h0” height=”315” width=”560”>

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This week in the shop: an old tool tote

06-25-2017 05:21 PM by Woodbutchery | 3 comments »

Last year a very dear friend died after a full life. She was a very practical lady, and after she took care of items that she wanted the family to have, she made arrangements for the rest of her possessions to be organized and set up so that her extended family could come to her house and take their pick of what was in her house, from books, to shelving, to plates to everything. Absolutely nothing was sacred and everything was supposed to go if anyone had a use for it. One of the things th...

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Littlestown No. 750 Restoration

04-23-2017 06:25 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Restoring a Littlestown Harware & Foundry No. 750 vise. It has smooth jaws and perfect for smaller benches. It had been painted black, but everything was removed and started from the bottom. Subscribe for more videos!

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Antique 3/4 HP motor restoration

04-15-2017 04:41 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 2 comments »

I found a couple motors at a local yard sale and cleaned them up and got them running. The big one is 3/4 hp with 3450 rpm. I was originally going to use it for a disc sander, but got lucky this morning and found a 3/4 hp x 1725rpm motor which is more suitable. Check out the video and subscribe.

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Restore Those Rasps and Files

04-08-2017 12:49 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

You can find rasps and files very cheap. Usually they are rusty and dull. With a bit of time and some acid you can easily restore those files and rasps. After that, make some very comfortable handles. Check out the video here and hit that subscribe button.

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Oahu Guitar Restoration #5: An Adventure with the Bridge Plate!

04-07-2017 02:29 AM by Lemongrasspicker | 0 comments »

If you prefer not to read the video is herehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwLDBA1nQIo So we are now at the most annoying part of this entire restoration and that’s the bridge plate. Here’s a picture so you can get an idea of what and where the bridge plate is. It’s the small overlaid piece of wood A guitar’s bridge plate does quite a few very important jobs for the guitar. To make it simple, the pull of the strings on the top of the guitar is quite intens...

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