Maybe this blog can help some newbies. Experienced woodworkers and those with good training (not me) know that you should cut the mortises and tenons while the stock is still rectangular. Since I didn’t remember this until after cutting some...
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Location: Springfield, Ohio
Semi-retired teacher, soccer coach, recumbent trike rider who created numerous woodworking and home remodeling projects over the years because I liked working with my hands and wood and to save money. Every thing from remodeling a 1900's house, Christmas presents, bunk beds, desks, stools and more. This past year I've gotten my basement shop doubled in size and in a better configuration.
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In the spirit of giving back to all you LJ’s who have inspired and informed me, here is an attempt to share the making of 4 tool bar handles. My wife gave me four 1/2” tool bars and 12 carbide cutters for Christmas from my wish list. ...
Removed the wedge, iron and chip breakers. Brushed off accumulated dust and grime with a nylon brush then did an initial cleanup with turpentine. This revealed several things both irons were stamped and the fore end of each body was stamped.The mo...
I retrieved to old wooden planes that belonged to my dad from the shop on the family farm now run by my youngest brother. They probably haven’t been used in 50 years. As a long term project (this coming winter) I want to clean them up and ...