mafe inspired scraper shave rack & Chisel rack too, Oh yeah & a whole bunch of new tools!

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Project by Tinnocker posted 1189 days ago 5041 views 27 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My hero Mafe made a cool bunch of scraper shaves and a rack to hold them, I liked it so much I had to make one of my own. I really like the oriental look so I did the same thing (only different) I was in such a good moo0d that day I decided to build a rack for my chisels too! After that I just kept on going (over several days of course) I made a kerfmaker, a center finder, 2 setup gauges an awl from a long piece of keystock. A pencil shave which I have to tell you works wonderfully, I used it to make some walking sticks for my wife, grandson and I for when we go to Smithville Park. I made a t-square stop for my metric ruler, a small mallet from a bronze “T”. I made a grease pot from Mafe’s influence and a hand held belt sander for sanding on the lathe. nI also made a marking gauge with a wheel blade. I just love making tools, even more I love using the tools that I lovingly made, especially when they look and work so well. I will be posting some of the other projects I’ve been working on. Coming up are some scroll saw projects, stuff for the shop, and
a shave horse.

-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!

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#1 posted 1189 days ago



They are

all so



-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1189 days ago

Where the smoking pipe…lol

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#3 posted 1189 days ago

What a energy burst, I get all stressed if I have to live up to that.
Big smile here!
You are amazing.
It was really fun since I this night wrote on your post thank you for the inspiration for the scrapers, so now the circle is complete.
I have just bought new chisels, and I wanted to make a rack, so now I can use some inspiration from you.
I also welcome you to the GBOC grease box owners club, since I am the precident – welcome.
The pencilsharpener shave is so cool, I just still have not found a old sharpener, but it will come.
The hammer is so cool also, great idea.
The sanding bow I have to make one like that!
My God will it ever stop!
You made a fatastic bunch of tools there.
I’m in toolmaking heaven here,
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 1189 days ago

waaaaoooow now you had my eye´s spin around like crazy
just like being in a candy store
where to begind and where to end
I´m so dizzy .. have to sit …. maybee a cup of coffee to swallow it
great set of treassurre´s …. did you called the firebrigate to cool the shop down
and clean the smoke out

thank´s for sharing
take care

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#5 posted 1189 days ago


Ted, someone has been busy lately.

Great collection and very well done

-- Back home. Fernando

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#6 posted 1189 days ago

I like all of it. I bought an old pencil sharpener today just for a shave.

-- Jeff,

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Ryan Bruzan

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#7 posted 1189 days ago

That’s some serious precision right there. Outstanding!

-- No matter how many factors go into thinking about a project, there is always one important new discovery to be made.

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#8 posted 1189 days ago

Well, I guess some people just have WAY too much time on their hands.

-- I may not have a lot of good ideas, but some of them are just incredible.

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#9 posted 1189 days ago

Amazing work! Well done and thank you for posting!

-- christopheralan

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#10 posted 1189 days ago

One of my assignments at work is developing specialty tools, mostly of metal for one-of-a-kind uses. These are some pretty nice examples of tool making!

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#11 posted 1189 days ago

So you went all “TAZ” in the shop. Great work.
I particularly like the mallet made using a bronze T. Excellent idea. I’m stealing/copying it btw.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#12 posted 1189 days ago

Holy Toolmaking Batman, you have been busy. Great tools man.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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#13 posted 1189 days ago

Now thats some cool stuff. Whats the configuration of the bench top bench’s vise screws? Looks interesting.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#14 posted 1189 days ago

It is quite easy to tell you and Mads both share the “Tool Making Gene” Impressive collection of useful work you have here Ted. I’m impressed…. (and a little jealous…lol)

Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#15 posted 1189 days ago

Tinno, BOTH you and Mafe are my hero’s. wow !! i saved your page of hand made tools. i think that we need a new category just for home made tools. you guys inspire me, ... keep up the good work.


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