— Hello, my name is Damien and I customize my tools instead of actually using them… My parents got me a round mallet, and I recently bought a bunch of saws and clamps… first thing I did is strip the factory varnish off the mallet and dismantle ...
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73 posts in 990 days
Location: Lille, France
Long-time lurker on various woodworking blogs and podcasts, I've recently had enough and decided to go for some action. So currently I'm trying to bootstrap a small shop in my living room, getting the bare minimum tools and something that can pretend to be a workbench :)
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My father gave me a wooden plane inherited from my grandpa’s stuff. I think it’s meant to be a scrub or jack plane: the mouth is pretty wide (about 4mm effective, the opening in the body itself being 10-11mm), and the edge is strongly ...
The milling is taking some time, so I might as well report on progress in this blog entry rather than in comments… Sawing (after ~2 weeks) Nothing really interesting to show, besides sweat, saw dust and shavings… over the last weeks I’ve bee...
I’ve been playing in SketchUp, trying to design the ultimate-workbench-from-a-kitchen-coutertop.This is more or less an arbitrary challenge, because I could probably glue a second countertop over the first one (after buying more than two cla...
So there it is, my first serious woordworking project! The plan is to buid a small but sturdy workbench from a laminated wood countertop, not unlike Kenneth's.I can dedicate some permanent room to mine in my living room, so it will probably be ...