I couldn’t bring myself to kreg the drawers so I went ahead with hand cutting the dovetails. It was good practice and went quick with such a short drawer, only 6 tails all told. A little planing on the sides to get the width of the d...
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Location: Buffalo NY
I'm an engineer by trade, I love boating and fishing and my woodworking tends to be in that arena. I've recently discovered how much I like working with hand tools. I've picked up a few hand planes and backsaws and really like working with them even if it takes a little longer sometimes.
-- Mike, Western New York
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|commented on||My first pen||01-09-2016 01:53 AM|
|added project||Tea Trays||01-09-2016 01:50 AM|
|added project||My first pen||01-07-2016 12:44 PM|
|added project||Cigar Tubes||12-22-2015 10:42 PM|
|added project||Tenon Jig (for tablesaw)||12-22-2015 03:11 AM|
|commented on||Flush trim hand plane - MaFe meets BricoFleur||05-02-2015 02:49 AM|
|added project||Turned Earing Box||04-26-2015 04:38 PM|
|commented on||stickley bookcase||04-05-2015 12:49 PM|
|added project||Floating Shelf||03-29-2015 10:37 PM|
|commented on||stickley bookcase||03-29-2015 10:30 PM|
|added project||Rock Wall||03-29-2015 01:57 PM|
|commented on||Stone age needle - just a old dream put to life.||03-27-2015 02:27 AM|
|added project||Shaker Sideboard||03-27-2015 01:22 AM|
|commented on||Writing desk||02-15-2015 01:48 AM|
|added project||Walnut End Table||01-14-2015 01:34 AM|
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I usually enjoy tradition techniques for my woodworking but when my wife ordered a new computer and then asked if I could have a desk ready by the time it got here I had to think of something faster. I choose a very old design from an article in ...
After several months of on and off work the six board chest project is in the house. Its not done but finishing in my unheated garage at sub zero temperatures dictated that it come in for the finish. Tonight the shellac base and hopefully paint ...
While learning to hand saw I’ve been somewhat ham fisted as the phrase goes in the past. Saws jamming and bending during my work has slowly decreased over the last year. Tonight while trimming a small piece off a 20” wide board I dis...