I have been reading other people’s posts on hand cut dovetails and I thought about it and realized that I have not actually hand cut a dovetail in a long time. For those that don’t know, I have been getting myself set up again for wood...
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Well, I am going to build another bow saw. I don’t need another one but this one will be more special to me. Last time, I used the hardware from Grammercy. This time, I made my own hardware. This is what the Grammercy hardware looks like:...
I hate some of my tools. I love some. It doesn’t really follow any pattern. It is not the most expensive or the cheapest. I picked up some oddballs in my “collector” days and never really used them. Now, I am actually using them ...
This has been a good week for getting stuff done and working toward having a place to work. I made another bench. Well, not quite the same as my workbench but very similar. It is going to give me a place to put some stuff. I am deciding right ...
Cleaning tools is a very thoughtful time. It doesn’t take any brain power. If your mind wanders, you don’t lose a finger. It can be a very restful state. You look at what you have and see what needs attention. You take stock of what yo...