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

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Project by Tinnocker posted 05-22-2011 01:59 AM 5107 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 http://www.twhgrafx.com/blog/ 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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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-22-2011 02:27 AM

OOOOO

AHHHHH

They are

all so

welll

done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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blackcherry

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#2 posted 05-22-2011 02:35 AM

Where the smoking pipe…lol

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mafe

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#3 posted 05-22-2011 02:36 AM

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,
Mads

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

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 05-22-2011 02:54 AM

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
Dennis

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fernandoindia

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#5 posted 05-22-2011 03:17 AM

OOOOOOOOOhhhh

Ted, someone has been busy lately.

Great collection and very well done

-- Back home. Fernando

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jeffl

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#6 posted 05-22-2011 04:22 AM

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 05-22-2011 04:24 AM

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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hasbeen

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#8 posted 05-22-2011 05:17 AM

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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christopheralan

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#9 posted 05-22-2011 05:17 AM

Amazing work! Well done and thank you for posting!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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Dark_Lightning

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#10 posted 05-22-2011 05:25 AM

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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murch

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#11 posted 05-22-2011 08:26 AM

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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Brit

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#12 posted 05-22-2011 09:21 AM

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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Don W

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#13 posted 05-22-2011 02:20 PM

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

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Maveric777

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#14 posted 05-22-2011 02:59 PM

It is quite easy to tell you and Mads both share the “Tool Making Gene”....lol. 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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aurora

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#15 posted 05-22-2011 04:40 PM

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.

aurora

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