Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'screwdrivers'

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Old English screwdrivers #2: restore and more.

10-12-2011 09:55 PM by mafe | 42 comments »

Old English screwdriversRestore and more… This is part two of the blog. So last time we finished with a new handle, this is another one I made and that we will get back to. Next part is to make the sides flat if wanted, I want to stick to the original layout so I will… I do this freehand on the table saw.(Perhaps not the safety manual way to do it, but I feel safe). Ohh yes, I have not been completely offline lately, I made this pile while the late was spinning̷...

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Old English screwdrivers #1: Restore and more.

10-12-2011 09:54 PM by mafe | 14 comments »

Old English screwdriversRestore and more… A few of my fellow LJ’s noticed that I was fooling around with some old screwdrivers.This blog is the restore of those and some more screwdriver related stuff. I spend a total sum of seven British Pounds app. 10 US to buy two lots of old screwdrivers, fourteen as I remember.(Quite fair I think, considering that just one new from one of the leading toolmakers today is 25 US… and I then have to wait for the patina – smiles)...

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Hand Tools: Thrift Stores, Hock Shops and Garage Sale acquisitions #3: Screwdrivers, Nutdrivers and Handley Things

04-23-2011 12:12 AM by Lee Barker | 1 comment »

Here’s where your knowledge of quality can really work in your favor. Most (used goods) stores dump all these together and put a single price on them. I look for Craftsman, XceLite and other name brand nutdrivers; I don’t trust the cheapies. The long shank black handled screwdriver uses 1” tips which can store under the white cap. I have a Snap-On one just like this (only shorter shank) which was given me new in 1966. This is a Cleco brand, but dead solid identical....

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