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tool making #1: Socket Chisel Handles

09-01-2011 04:07 AM by marcb | 4 comments »

So I’ve pretty much disappeared from this site for quite some time, pretty much all the other ones as well. I’ve been spending a lot of time working on/researching and testing different theories on tool making. One of the first steps I started down was chisel handles and I spent a lot of the last year and a half working out processes for wood stabilization and turning of handles. Wood stabilization has a rich history, the most modern practice – and the one I’ve spent my time working on – is the impregnation of a resin into the wood, using a combination of vacuum (to pull out air and moisture) and pressure (to push the last little bit in). The resin is...

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