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Blog series by richardkell updated 225 days ago 2 parts 1188 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: my workshop ...

228 days ago by richardkell | 2 comments »

I started out in Jan 1983 fulltime in my own workshop and have learnt a lot! I make honing guides and tools to aid marking and measuring for woodworkers. Heres a few random jottings that I hope will help others. As Ashley Isles wrote many years ago in UK ‘Woodworker’ magazine you have to make as big a gap as possible in the difference between money in and money out. Its as simple as that and many housewives would make excellent businessman in their ability to juggle a lim...

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Part 2: my approach ... richard kell

225 days ago by richardkell | 0 comments »

So …. my workshop is distinctly not the most modern, not a plastic handle in sight, but the tools machines and methods give me exactly the results I am looking for. I stop just short of lineshafting, but if i had the choice would have some installed, nothing like it for exact vibration-free turning of small metal components with the most perfect clutch effect of fast and loose pulleys. I have more than one workplace, I assemble honing guides in my kitchen and package both here in my...

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