I am been working very hard for the last month at my day job (have to knock that off), and so progress has been slow. Our guild als0 had a sharpening day yesterday with Dick Christensen showing handsaw sharpening as well as chisel and scraper shar...
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Location: Madison, WI, USA
I am serious amateur woodworker and chairmaker building mostly Windsors these days.
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It has been a while since I posted, but I have been working on the lower stretcher that connects the four legs. This is a repeat of what I did with the frame but the stretcher has a few additional features. The stretcher through mortises pass t...
I was able to take my top to the night class I have been attending. They have a beautiful wide belt sander. It has two belts and it was set up with 120 and 150 grits. Before sanding, i just hit the high spots with my Bedrock 606. The machine i...
My friend suggested that we take a intermediate cabinet class at the local technical school. I had attended such a class many years ago, and even though we both have nice shops and have been woodworking for a long time, we signed up. The cla...
I mentioned last time that I would show how I make my dowels for drawboring. I use a drawknife to get them to about 1/2 inch in diameter and then pound them through a dowel plate. First I make sure that they go through the 1/2” diameter ho...