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|21 days ago||
Well I have a new blogger and you have to check out her work I is just awesome. Its the best work I have ever seen that is not in a gallery or Museum. Please take a few minutes out of your busy day to read her new blog and welcome her to this old workshops blog team. Click here to see her work If your a good fit for us we would like you to jo...
|32 days ago||
You could win a Brand new Saw Blade - 8 replies
We will be giving away a brand new Irwin Marples 50 tooth combination saw blade. Just visit our twitter page we are @thisoldworkshop on twitter once your on our home page there is a sticky post that tells you to RT this post for a chance to win. On the day we go over 50 RTs we will at midnight pacific standard time put the names from all the RT&...
|81 days ago||
My son collects die cast NASCAR models I am looking for plans for a large display with glass doors
|86 days ago||
isn't about time we had an app for Lumberjocks - 14 replies
Tonight I am on my new gallery tab TWO it’s replacing the , original and I have to say navigation is difficult at best. So I thought I would ask ain’t it about time for a Lumberjocks app I mean come on really ain’t it past time I suggest a Apple and Android app for the TWO most common platforms. Feedback desired. Lance Gr...
|110 days ago||
sold my 14 inch jwbs14cs - 3 replies
I really wanted to have 2 band saws but the shop is a 3 car garage and is pretty tight as is. So I sold the old band saw and kept the new steel frame saw Its a much nicer saw and has a boat load of cool saw features but I already miss the old saw I had cut so many projects on the old saw I loved the saw it always worked well. Now I will have to ...
|118 days ago||
The Ultimate Router Jig Thread - 16 replies
OK We all know when it comes to versatility and bang for your buck the router is the king of the shop. From Mortise Jigs to Multi Routers to the Woodrat to the Leigh dovetail Jig to the cheep homemade circle jig the router is so versatile and what makes it so Jigs Jigs Jigs. So wither you built your favorite Jig or you bought it tell us all abou...
|129 days ago||
I could not have said it better myself. - 62 replies
Here is a link to a blog by some famous woodworker. I call a friend he is one of the best writers in the country regardless of topic and I do respect his opinion and for many of the same reasons he turned off the comments to his post. I think he has added wisdom to this that can not go with out discussion. Read the whole thing then comment
|135 days ago||
News From This Old Workshop - 10 replies
I have decided to post a few news feeds I get and post on my site to share here with you guys These are good news story’s from Tool Manufactures and retailers Forestry Releases and a general whats up in the world of woodworking . This release came yesterday and I felt it was such great news I just had to share it with woodworkers all over...
|151 days ago||
Which is your favorite 3 + HP plunge router and why - 14 replies
I have a definite large collection of routers and have my favorite but would love to hear which big plunge router is your favorite and why. I own about 3 routers in this class and like each one for different reasons can you tell me what makes your favorite a winner and please use model numbers so we all know which router is king,
|177 days ago||
Mom has lost her battle with cancer - 45 replies
I lost my mom yesterday to Lung Cancer. This is the hardest thing I have faced since I lost my dad when I was 13 and lost my grandfather a couple of months later. My Mom loved my woodworking and proudly displayed many of my works. She supported my shop and was my biggest fan She will be sorely missed.
|185 days ago||
The Anarchists Tool Chest - 23 replies
I have decided to build this chest but am stuck on materials. I don’t have access to eastern white pine and need some Ideas on what to build this English chest from. I wont build the chest with only hand tools I simply don’t want to spend the time to hand cut that many dovetails when I can do it faster with a Keller Jig. However I do...
|526 days ago||
This is a great desk it is in mint condition yet is was used and is quite old the Museum and I are negotiating on a measuring and Close detail photography agreement as I want to use this one to inspire a new desk I want to make. The Design is Classic High Style French. From The Louie the 18th Dynasty. It is a remarkable piece I hope you like...
|575 days ago||
I desperately need a copy of Wood Magazine August 1991, Issue #44 so that i can build the children’s tool set for my grandson. If you have this article and the plan and you are willing to part with it please let me know. I will give you an address to send it to. thanks for your help
|576 days ago||
New Disston Saw Tool and File Manual Free Download - 16 replies
This old Workshop strives to be a hub of woodworking information we have just opened our new library. The library will be packed full of old un copyrighted materials as the copyrights have expired on the books we will be posting on this page. This is our first offering in the library you can get there by clicking here you must be a member to dow...
|576 days ago||
New DeltaGrams Are now up and ready for download - 15 replies
I am pleased to announce we have resumed the uploading of the Deltagrams you can get your free copy by coming to thisoldworkshop.com Effective Feb 1 2013 you must be a member of the site to see and download the deltagrams this will only take you a couple of minutes to sign up and to activate your new account. We will only contact our members f...
|578 days ago||
My sincere apology to all the members of this site - 29 replies
To all of you who sat by as Jorge and I engaged in a huge needless fight on several threads the other evening. I want to say I am sorry for causing you all distress. On many occasions I have taken the time to ask the moderators to remove his inflammatory remarks and slanderous statements. For the most part they have responded though the other n...
|582 days ago||
form vs function - 17 replies
I really need a tool cabinet and I am about to make one my decision on materials is my biggest issue I like most of you would like to make this cabinet out of some solid wood but I happen to have a boat load of birch plywood cut offs that are just a bit bigger than what I would be needing for such a tool chest. I can also accent the plywood with...
|596 days ago||
Building Norms Rolling Clamp Rack - 23 replies
I am thinking of building Norms Clamp Rack this weekend . The project is pretty straight forward from what I can tell. I have a sheet of some Chinese hard wood plywood that I rejected for good projects, but think it may work for this project. I think I may even have norms plans I know I have the video so a quick watch and then bam I will be don...
|597 days ago||
Handguns Of Your Dreams Forum - 117 replies
Well guys its time for showing off more of your favorite tools. Hand guns are a vital tool in my home I would like to see what your looking towards before they come to take them away.
|604 days ago||
I was turning some handles out of cocobolo for my Stanley SW chisels As I dont know exactly what I want I was free styling until i found the handle I liked best this stuff is pretty hard and my drive spir is the stock one it sucks pretty bad too soft if you ask me so i need a new one of these and i naeed to know what broke on my tail stock while...