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This is the second hand tool aid made from the tree that was cut down at my work a couple years ago. I will post a blog later about everything that went into its construction. Now if I could just finish that spoke shave…
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#1 posted 10-06-2012 02:49 PM
nice one Philip
welcome to the grease box owners club
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#2 posted 10-06-2012 05:09 PM
What is a grease box or why is it called that?
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#3 posted 10-06-2012 07:53 PM
I know they used to be used with black powder rifles for the cloth patch that they use (I use an Altoids can with crisco), but I don’t know what he is using it for.
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#4 posted 10-06-2012 09:32 PM
Roy Underhill episode:
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#5 posted 10-06-2012 10:25 PM
great to see you among the GBO´s … :-)the shave looking sharp toothanks for sharing Philip
Oldnovicehere is the 5 blogs Mafe (Mads ) made about what a greasebox is
#6 posted 10-06-2012 10:58 PM
Exactly. Roy under hill episode is where I got the idea. It is used on hand tools to cut easier and smoother, particularly saws and planes.
#7 posted 10-07-2012 12:48 AM
Thanks for the information! That is interesting and very thorough research by Mafe!
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#8 posted 10-07-2012 03:34 AM
Post your research in projects! I have been wanting to do this project for awhile now.
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#9 posted 10-07-2012 03:41 AM
You just had to go and make it all so beautiful, didn’t you. Now I’m going to be stuck on that shave. Drats!.Gorgeous work.
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#10 posted 10-07-2012 09:48 AM
What a nice greasebox, you are going to love that one.I am so jealous on that dovelplate, have to make me one soon.The inlay on the shave really makes it stand out.Best thoughts,Mads
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#11 posted 10-07-2012 11:06 AM
Wonderful tools and nice work.
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#12 posted 10-07-2012 12:57 PM
Ohh yes and welcome to the GBOC (GreaseBoxOwnersClub).http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/18541Best thoughts,Mads
#13 posted 10-07-2012 06:03 PM
Thanks Mads! I will have to add it to your blog when I get a spare minute!
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#15 posted 10-09-2012 06:07 PM
UNA CAJA PERFECTA PHILIP Y LOS CONOCIMIENTOSQUE APORTARON MAFE Y DENNISGROSEN HAN CONVERTIDOA ÉSTA ENTRADA EN HISTÓRICA ;-)
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