I’ve been looking to grow my hand plane collection for almost a year. A Stanley #6 kinda satisfied my tastes, I don’t make a lot of large projects, and nice Stanley #7’s and #8’s usually command premium prices. This #6 s...
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Location: University City (St. Louis)
Prefers handtools, likes to listen to the radio while woodworking. I like making furniture, don't have the time or space right now. Small projects until then.
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|replied on||30 hand cut dovetails in 30 days||07-08-2015 01:46 PM|
|commented on||Hand cut dovetails--faster, cleaner, more precise. What's not to like?||05-09-2015 12:36 PM|
|commented on||Satin Wood Veneer and Spanish Cedar Cigar Humidor||04-30-2015 12:19 PM|
|replied on||30 hand cut dovetails in 30 days||04-30-2015 11:51 AM|
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|commented on||Frame saw blade||04-27-2015 08:18 PM|
|replied on||30 hand cut dovetails in 30 days||04-27-2015 06:19 PM|
|commented on||Dovetailed Walnut Knock Box||04-02-2015 11:29 AM|
|commented on||Sawbench||04-01-2015 10:51 PM|
|commented on||Marking Gauge||09-04-2014 02:06 PM|
|commented on||super cheap moxon vise||09-04-2014 01:38 PM|
|replied on||Miter joints on a keepsake box - how to reinforce the joint, other than a key/spline?||07-10-2014 08:13 PM|
|commented on||Mobile Base With A Twist||09-19-2013 05:54 AM|
|replied on||Screws - Coarse vs Fine Threads||09-10-2013 01:36 PM|
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Hi Everyone, I decided to remake my shooting board because my first try left a little to be desired. I wanted more accuracy and I didn’t have the ability to shoot 45° mitres. I started with some reclaimed 3/4” common plywood and ...
I wanted to try my hand at making hand planes, the shop needs several. Struggling with the design concept, I bought a book “Making Traditional Wooden Planes” by John M. Whelan, it was no novel but a good source of wood plane design info. It’s w...