Carving tools

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Blog series by mafe updated 02-27-2014 03:30 PM 4 parts 17224 reads 60 comments total

Part 1: A handful of carving tools - for spoons, mugs and so.

12-10-2013 12:20 AM by mafe | 7 comments »

A handful of carving toolsfor spoons, mugs and so. Since my workshop is closed for restore I am really low on tools now.But: My wonderful friend Jamie send me a fine spoon plane and I just got a new little palm gouge, since I left my sweet hand forged one on the car roof and drove home one day… Also I had an axe and a spoon knife in the basement here, so now I will actually be able to do a little green woodworking. A handful of tools, knifes I have a bunch here (all self made),...

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Part 2: Honing stick - field honing and stropping for spoon knifes

01-28-2014 01:31 PM by mafe | 13 comments »

Honing stickfield honing and stropping for spoon knifes First little project in the shop after it’s reopening. Made this little drawing in my sketchbook last year and decided it was a good little get ‘started project’. So a piece of a old broomstick. Run through the table saw a little over the center. Making for the slice. Ripping down half way. Finishing the cut. That’s a stick with a slice… Making a groove for a O-ring. Here the O-...

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Part 3: Spoon knife leather sheaths.

02-14-2014 12:33 PM by mafe | 24 comments »

Spoon knife leather sheathsI know it’s not made of wood – lol. Since I care for my tools and the spoon knifes when useful are razor sharp, I thought it would be wise to make them some sheaths, to replace the rubber once I made from bicycle tire tube (they did not stand the sharp edge and were not sexy at all – lol). After browsing the web a little, I found a type I liked and the rest was as they say at Nike: ‘just do it’ or Sinatra:

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Part 4: Old hand forged spoon knife - this one gets a new wooden handle....

02-27-2014 03:30 PM by mafe | 16 comments »

Old hand forged spoon knifethis one gets a new wooden handle… Yea yea yea, I’m hopeless. In the beginning of this summer I was out sailing in my kayak – yes I was sailing, not rowing…At the habour I meet a really nice man Henning, he invited me for a coffe and told me he had some old tools he would like to offer me. Months went by and finally I managed to make the visit last week. This is the kayak, when it’s all rigged up for sailing.(I managed 5,1 ...

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