Every once in a while somebody gives me an antique tool. Today was another one of those days. Today I was given a Stanley No. 62 1/2”x 24” folding wood ruler. It seems to be in fairly good shape and I was tickled to receive it. ...
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Location: East Texas
I'm a carpenter and woodworker that likes making things out of wood.
Spent many years with a saw and hammer working my way through a natural progression from being a carpenter's helper to getting to work with nicer pieces of wood and on more interesting projects.
I like the way wood looks, the grain and all.
I like the way wood feels to the touch.
I like the smell of wood it make me feel good.
Especially in the spring and fall.
When I can work outside in the shade of a tree.
Wood has been very, very good to me.
Note* Almost all of my projects pictured here are from reclaimed wood.
-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with
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I was checking out some picture frames that spunwood has on the site and ask to see some profiles. My request was granted so now it’s my turn. I went out to the shop and took these pictures. Hope that this helps those of us that don’t ...
I finished the outfeed extension for my tablesaw over the weekend. I used all cutoffs, no new wood here I’m trying to keep the cost down. So far I have $250.00 spent on the saw but it was a package deal. There was a 10” Delta mitersaw ...
I’ve been wanting to do some improvments to my tablesaw and I finally got the first one done. My tablesaw is a Boice Crane and has been around for while. I know only the old timers have heard of a Boice Crane, thought y’all might like ...
Here is something that I hope y’all can use. Homemade chisel covers that will actually stay on the chisel when carried in a toolbox. So that I can haul chisels to a job in my toolbox tray I make these covers to protect them from damage. I ha...