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Blog series by William updated 583 days ago 6 parts 8944 reads 93 comments total

Part 4: Another Oldie But Goodie

739 days ago by William | 16 comments »

A local woodworking friend we call Chips was recently cleaning up around his place and was going to haul some stuff off to the scrap yard. He thought of me when he ran across an old scroll saw though and remembered how much I drool anytime I can get my hands on them, especially when they are over twice my age. So he brought it to me.This one didn’t require too much work to get up and running again. Basically, I just had to do some cleaning, throw on a fresh coat of paint, and adjust a m...

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Part 5: New Addition To The Band Saw Lineup

658 days ago by William | 31 comments »

Some of you may remember that late last year, and into early this year, I built a band saw. Since then, I have really put it through it’s paces. That thing is a beast and has taken anything I have thrown at it without so much as a grumble. In addition to that, it has proved to be more precise than the several factory made band saws I have owned.Now, the thing is, I built this saw in conjunction with a good friend of mine. Most of the work was done at my shop. My friend took his back to ...

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Part 6: It Never Ends

583 days ago by William | 11 comments »

It never does end, does it? I’m talking about shop maintenance. Whether it be moving tools, fixing tools, repurposing tools, sharpening tools, or whatever, it never ends.With that thought, I thought I’d share a few things I’ve been working on recently. . Some time ago I built a box joint machine that was designed by Stumpy Nubs. If you didn’t see it, that post can be seen here. Anyway, I have used that machine a lot since then. I mean, if you keep up with any of ...

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