For the many of you out there that are always on the hunt for great hand tool buys at a Flea Market this one is for you. I would say this is also for the beginner or curious onlookers that may want to start using hand tools but may feel overwhelme...
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I am a traditional woodworker using mostly hand tools and some electric. Of course I am a big Roy Underhill, Drew Langsner, Paul Sellers, and Peter Follansbee fan...lol
But I also respect the work of Norm Abraham, Chris Schwarz, Charles Neil and many other great artisans.
I love to tinker and learn. My work is a hobby and a great journey.
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-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW
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|commented on||Small Serving Spoon||02-12-2015 01:13 PM|
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|commented on||Scandinavian burnisher - handle for a wonderful gift.||01-02-2015 04:05 PM|
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|commented on||Walnut Rifle Stock||01-01-2015 02:05 PM|
|commented on||New Handle on an English Mortise Chisel||01-01-2015 02:02 PM|
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|commented on||spring pole lathe||12-08-2014 01:12 PM|
|commented on||Misc. Shop Stuff #49: Another Connection to the Past||12-08-2014 01:06 PM|
|commented on||Knife reconstruction - my ancestor the pirate Jens Rasmussen||11-05-2014 01:14 PM|
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Somehow things in our modern world have moved so fast that I think the craft, care and pride has become second to strictly making money off of dumbed down consumers. Tools, automobiles, furniture, so many things seem spit out of a robotic assembly...
What book is that? Oh, it is the rereleased printing of Wille Sundqvist’s “Swedish Carving Techniques” For a few years now this fine book has become a sort of cult classic and being that this book was out of print the powers t...
Hello friends, I have been meaning to share some tales of a wonderful trip I took at the end of August to upstate NY. Finally I have the chance to get this story and the pictures uploaded. I hope you may enjoy this blog and I thank you for taking ...
Hello friends! Once again I want to thank you all so much for your comments on my last blog. It was really great to hear from you all again. It was just what I needed to resurrect my soul full of ideas and woodworking spirit. My last project so...