Not exactly a complicated project, but we all start somewhere! I’m finding more and more I like hand tools. I did use a router to do the bulk removal from the pockets, but knife lines and chisels left me with nice tight pockets without a ...
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Location: Central MA
New to woodworking and carving 2014.
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I’m very happy my diamond stones arrived! I quickly honed a chisel just to see… Wow! That’s what sharp means! Already happy! Now I’m cutting pockets in the support board for the stones: One down, 3 to go!
I really wanted a veritas or LN version of these for cleaning up tenons, but this morning I found this in an antique store. $10. Blade is marked Providence tool company. I sharpened it up and I’m really impressed what these old guys can ...
I finally shelled out for some proper sharpening stones. I went with the 8” dmt solid surface stones and purchased a set from sharpeningsupplies.com (https://www.sharpeningsupplies.com/DMT-8-Dia-Sharp-Diamond-Kit-P405C127.aspx). I have to ...
I’ve been watching craigslist for some lumber deals to build up a modest stock for small projects. I found a listing for Cherry, air dried 7 years. $3/bf. pretty good, eh? I go to pick some up this morning. the first 3 layers of the s...