This weekend, I happened to visit another local yard sale where they happened to have a small selection of tools. I picked up this old Disston D8 Crosscut saw for $2.00 !! A little rusty, but it is still extremely sharp like it had been on...
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Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
I live in beautiful Castle Rock, Colorado with my lovely wife.
I have three daughters, all grown, and 2 grandkids (so far)
I work in the consumer satellite TV industry.
I am an active musician, playing electric and acoustic violins, guitars, and mandolins.
Oher interests / hobbies include philately, numismatics, cartooning, gardening, and antique collecting. Also am a part time Civil War history buff.
I have been working wood for quite some time. Until about around 2 years ago, I worked strictly with power tools, now I am a professed Neander. My favorite stuff to build is in the realm of wood toys. Even more fun with grandkids around...
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|commented on||Life as an Amateur Woodworker #80: A Quickie!||07-11-2016 04:27 PM|
|commented on||Rehabbing Three Early British Handsaws||07-11-2016 04:13 PM|
|commented on||Yet Another Diversion||07-11-2016 02:41 PM|
|added blog entry||Another Yard Sale…Another Saw…..||07-11-2016 02:21 PM|
|added blog entry||Yet Another Diversion||07-08-2016 02:31 PM|
|commented on||Woodworking on a Half-Shoestring #69: Working the shop and Paul Sellers' latest book!||05-13-2016 01:20 PM|
|commented on||handsawgeek’s First Hand Saw||05-06-2016 08:37 PM|
|added blog entry||handsawgeek’s First Hand Saw||05-06-2016 05:16 PM|
|commented on||Easy Made Yard Dice!||05-02-2016 01:25 PM|
|added blog entry||A Trip Into the Past…||04-29-2016 01:06 PM|
|commented on||VERY OLD SAWS||04-25-2016 05:27 PM|
|commented on||Marquetry card table by John Linnell #1: A bit of history and building the frame||04-25-2016 05:26 PM|
|commented on||Toy costruction #38: Caboose #2||04-21-2016 05:47 PM|
|commented on||scrolled lid boxes||04-21-2016 01:20 PM|
|commented on||Shaker style step stool||04-21-2016 01:19 PM|
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It’s been awhile since I last wrote a post for this blog, so here is an update on the handsawgeek world…. Doubtless, many of you have other interests and hobby pursuits that run in parallel with woodworking. I’m the same way. Occasionally, ...
This week, while rummaging through boxes and piles of stuff in the deepest, darkest recesses of the garage, I ran across this: This hand saw was purchased in the late 1970s from Montgomery Ward’s – a PowrCraft 10 point cross cut saw. I r...
Over the last year, the handsawgeek library has been greatly enhanced by the acquisition of two highly prized additions: Reproductions of the 1908 and 1927 Sears, Roebuck Catalogs. Many a pleasant evening has been spent perusing the pag...