I recently bought an old house, and it was liberating to move from the small apartment we used to live in. Small children surely take a lot of space! Anyway, old houses are like flea markets, you never know what you may find, but the other day, I ...
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Location: Mandal, Norway
New to woodworking, althoug I suspect somwhere, deep inside, the interest has been latentely lurking about, waiting to get a hold of me.
The spark that got me going was a couple of Stanley benchplanes I inherited from my grandfathers workshop some years ago. After some tedious research I found that those beautiful lumps of cast iron and rosewood had already served faithfully for twice or tripple my own age, and was still in working condition. Filled with awe and respect, I went "plane crazy", and have since then acquired a little collection of planes and knowledge about them.
And that was my stepping stone to woodworking in general.
I currently spend my spare time trying to furnish my tiny workshop, as well as a great deal of pondering and trying to get my head around the subject of dovetailing.
-- “Because people are dead, it does not follow that they were stupid.” – David Pye
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|posted review||Building a self-sufficient mechanical paradise||12-01-2016 10:32 AM|
|commented on||legacy veneer / glue press||02-09-2015 04:52 PM|
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|commented on||Bookmark||03-25-2014 01:36 PM|
|commented on||Shave Like Your Grandpa||03-20-2014 09:56 AM|
|added project||(Almost) Matched Barbers set||03-10-2014 09:06 PM|
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|commented on||Veritas 1:6 Dovetail Saw Guide Model 05T02.01||02-11-2014 05:12 PM|
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After my grandmother passed away this fall her children decided to sell her property, including my grandfathers old workshop. He and his brother built boats and furniture there, and although most of the tools are gone, there was an old massive glu...