Most of my projects trend towards the smaller side. Boxes and such. So using a full-sized saw (26” or so) to cut out their parts is overkill. Add to that the incongruous fit between my shorter arm reach and long handsaw tooth lines. I stand at fiv...
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My Dutch tool chest was made for traveling. And when I’m on the road, I won’t have access to a router table. So to make grooves, I needed a plow plane. Yes, I could take my Veritas small plow plane. But that would violate my rule to only take tool...
In the last post, I completed the cleaning and tuning of the #5 ½. In this, Part 2, I cover three common repairs to the mangled tote. Most tote repairs are straight forward. However, I’ve found that replacing a beavertail is very tedious, e...
One snowy day, I found this while rummaging around a used tool store in downtown Denver. I was so gold-fever blinded by my desire to fill the #5 ½ hole in my collection, that I overlooked the fact that it had lived a hard life. And the fact...
I found this Harvey Peace saw buried under a bunch of rusty ones at an estate sale. The nib and handle lambs tongue set it apart from the others. So even though it was covered in rust… …and caked with what appeared to be glue… ...