The only major defect is c hip missing from the top of the tote. I was going to pass on repairing the tote mainly because there was no way I could duplicate the wood, and I really wanted a clear finish on the tote and knob. However the top of the ...
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The next step on my hand plane journey is to disassemble all the parts and clean everything up. I separated all of the ferrous metal parts and put them in a bath of Evapo-rust: I also sanded off the finish on the knob and tote. The tote has a c...
I am writing this blog to describe my journey down the bench plane path. I hope that it does not bore everyone. I have a small shop in my two car garage which has two cars it in. In other words very cramped, but I have a niche in which I store my ...
Finally had time to start cutting the parts for the stand. Here is a photo of all of the pieces cut: I used a Dremel tool to cut the disks. Rather than buy the plastics disks from Work Sharp, I made some disks from hardboard and also from MDF. ...
Over the weekend I scored a Work Sharp 2000 off of Craig’s List. $40 for a new in the box unit. Using the included abrasives, I put a fairly good edge on my chisels and plane. I quickly saw the need to go to finer grades of abrasives. I also...