Hi everyone, I picked up a box of really old rusty tools dating back to the 1940’s & 50’s and have been restoring a few. I cleaned the metal parts as best that I could and then proceeded to give the wood parts a sand back. I dec...
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Location: Sydney, Australia
35 year old, happily married with two kids Sam (6) and Ben (4).
Love the feel of wood and want to get into woodwork. Hand tools and their use has attracted me to the craft, whilst I wont rule out using power tools, I am going to try to learn as much as possible with hand tools.
I want to start out with some simple furniture projects as this is my main area of interest but then would like to learn how to turn as well.
-- Mark, Sydney, Australia
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Hi everyone, As I am a complete novice and just getting into woodworking I decided that I will make this an ongoing blog of all my trials and tribulations. I have done this for 2 main reasons, a) so I can keep track of my progress and b) i am h...
Hi all, This is my first Blog entry. i have been purchasing old hand tools for about a year now and have just restored a Stanley No 4 Plane. I have read a lot about this and decided to give it a go and used electrolysis to remove the rust from ...