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|5 days ago||
Mom has lost her battle with cancer - 38 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.
|13 days ago||
The Anarchists Tool Chest - 22 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...
|354 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...
|403 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
|404 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...
|404 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...
|406 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...
|409 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...
|424 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...
|425 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.
|432 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...
|433 days ago||
Early Bedrock 605 1/2 SOLD - 7 replies
I fetteled this plane for a LJ that said they were interested in it and they have not pulled the trigger I NEED TO PAY SOME BILLS So I am not waiting any more the asking price is 150 it includes the plane and i will pay up to ten dollars worth of shipping i think it will fit in a medium flat rate box so it could ship as soon as the cash is in my...
|448 days ago||
I am selling an extra set of Naniwa Chosera stones I need cash tonight in a bad way so I AM GIVING THESE AWAY FOR THE LISTING PRICE included are 3 stones a 400 a 1ooo and a 3000 grit stone these are new in the box stones i was going to keep them but they wear so slow it will be 2 years before i need to even consider i would need these these ston...
|460 days ago||
Wanted Expert Woodworker Author Video star - 97 replies
I am now accepting Resumes for Expert woodworkers to author articles and to do tool evaluations on new and exciting tool releases. This position has no monetary compensation at this time. However for the right person this is a way to have your ides shared with a large repeat audience and a chance to test and use new tools. Some you will get to k...
|460 days ago||
New Delta Grams are up - 3 replies
Ok Guys after being hacked and working through many difficulties there are two new Deltagrams up at thisoldworkshop.com thanks for your support.
|460 days ago||
After a 16 year run Daniel and I have come to an impasse he sites Irreconcilable differences. Never the less I now need an experienced webmaster who is fluent in Joomla. The position will have a small monthly fee paid I will be accepting resumes starting today please pm me with your resume and references of the sites you currently manage. I look...
|461 days ago||
Sold - 6 replies
I have a like new Lie nielsen shoulder plane with no box I am asking 225 delivered to the lower 48 canadians pay actual freight cost this is the story I had bid on this plane on ebay and the aucton went over my bid so the next day I drove to Oakland to attend the lie Nielsen tool event where I bought the large shoulder plane then i got home and ...
|505 days ago||
This is the right handed plane you have all seen Rob Cosman use in making the shoulder for his dovetail joints. This plane is a must own for any serious hand tool woodworker . A good friend of mine actually won 2 of these on eBay within a one day period. He needs to sell this extra one and asked me to sell it for him. The asking price for this o...
|515 days ago||
setting up the tool rest on a bench grinder - 39 replies
I just got a new bench grinder A Porter Cable 8 inch with a lamp and variable speed it is a slow grinder and works very well. Of coarse I removed all the guards as i wanted to use my One Way Wolverine Jig on it. The grinders base was so high I didn’t have to use the 1/2 inch riser block for the grinder like i did for my old 6 inch grinder....
|518 days ago||
what to do with all these emails - 8 replies
I want to turn off the feature thats sends me an email every time a friend does something or a thread i follow gets a new line at first i liked this but now it is cloging up my outlook files I need to turn this off how do i do this