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jordanp

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Rockwall , Texas 75087
United States

Ive only been woodworking for a little over a year so my shop has a long ways to go.

My 1 car garage shop is mostly focused on hand tools, however I do have a few modern machines here in the shop..

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy


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Mark Shymanski

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#1 posted 03-27-2014 04:28 AM

You’ve got a good sized space and a good selection of tools all you need to do is ad some spare time, stir and those projects will just start popping like Orville’s popcorn in a hot microwave!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#2 posted 03-27-2014 05:55 AM

only one year…..yer doing well my friend.

Eric

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489tad

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#3 posted 03-27-2014 12:35 PM

Year one for me was a handsaw, jig saw, pistol drill with a sanding disk, hammer and nails. Your off to a great start.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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BigRedKnothead

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#4 posted 03-27-2014 06:03 PM

All I see is the Thor mallet;-)

You’ll be surprised at how much it’ll change over the years to come.

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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ToddJB

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#5 posted 03-27-2014 09:31 PM

Nice Jordan. Do you tune that mower using the scary sharp method?

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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jordanp

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#6 posted 03-28-2014 02:27 PM

Luckily the push mower is self sharpening.

BRK that mallet has already changed a ton but its abused and used constantly.

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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JayT

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#7 posted 03-28-2014 02:46 PM

Looks like a great start, Jordan. It’ll be fun to watch the evolution.

BTW, what’s the hatchet? I just recently purchased a single bevel head off ebay, modified a hickory axe handle to fit and am starting to learn how to actually use it.

-- Pay heed all who enter: Beware of "the Phog" Rock Chalk, Jayhawk

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jordanp

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#8 posted 03-28-2014 02:56 PM

Its a single bevel hatchet..
It is very old, it has tooling marks from a blacksmith.
It appears to be somewhere between a Kent and a Hewing axe of sorts..

I use it all the time along with my 1930’s Keenkutter axe

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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