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How to dimension lumber with handtools #2: Reference Face

09-11-2018 01:56 AM by LastingBuild | 0 comments »

In this video, I establish the reference face. The reference face will determine all other dimensions of the board. I begin by placing the board cup side down for stability then I determine which direction of the grain. Once the board is positioned on the workbench I chamfer the opposing edge and begin to plane the board perpendicular to the grain along the length of the board. Once the board is relatively flat side to side, I test for twist with my winding sticks. If twist exists, I plane d...

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Old-Timey Woodworking #5: Build a Roubo Workbench from construction lumber- and learn to use it!

10-02-2014 07:38 PM by StumpyNubs | 15 comments »

Old Timey Woodworking with Stumpy Nubs is back! Nearly a year after the first part of the 2X6 lumber Roubo Workbench build, the second part is here! In this episode we flatten the top with hand planes, learn about woodworking vises and a whole lot more! LINKS: Plans for the workbench Stumpy's article about woodworking vises Video about making a scrub plane The face vise Stumpy used The end vise Stumpy used The workbench wheels (Friend us on facebook, follow us on Twi...

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Vintage Tool Rehab Projects #23: Into each life a #4 must fall: Stanley #4-T11-pictoral essay and rehab

04-04-2014 02:34 PM by Brad | 7 comments »

On a recent rust hunt, I happened across a Stanley #4. The very reasonable price and three patent dates behind the frog motivated me to have the nice lady open the display case. Once it was in my covetous little hands, I started ticking off the distinguishing characteristics of a vintage Type 11. I’ve been burned before. So before forking over good tool money, I made sure that all the parts were present and in good working order. Check, check, check and—here’s my check. At...

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