(Disclaimer: I take no responsibility for anything done with this information, proceed at your own risk.) I like to etch my logo onto plane blades using toner transfer and salt water electrolysis. This technique is commonly used by knife maker...
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I am a software/electrical engineer at NOAA. I design, build, and write software for various weather balloon instruments. Woodworking is a hobby I picked up to work with my hands and have projects to occupy my free time.
I really enjoy building small wood projects on the weekends and after work. I also spend time hiking, bicycling, playing video games, and building computers.
-- Allen, Colorado
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For the “Shop Made Tool Swap - 2015: Hand Planes and Spokeshaves”, I decided to make two planes (one to keep, one to swap) including the blades. I started with a 1/8” thick 2.5” wide precision ground flat bar of A2 tool st...
Finished up the cutting board today. This old japanese plane has a wide mouth, so it works great for removing the glue squeeze-out stalactites. Used the low angle jack plane for leveling the pieces and flattening the board. This took quite ...
I need a bigger cutting board for my kitchen, so I decided to put my shop to work. The original sketchup model. I used logarithmic tapering widths for a bit of an illusion. Bought some soft maple and african mahogany off craigslist for cheap...
Still working on this thing: Hand planing a bocote knife scale flat on one face and one edge. I’m going to resaw one scale into two on the bandsaw, and this needs two flats square to each other for good results. Resawing the single boc...