Whilst doing the joinery on a recent project, I noticed something by accident which struck me after so many years. With mallet in one hand and chisel in the other, I was moving the chisel to the line I needed to trim. The bottoms of my chisels a...
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Location: South Africa
Funny....I could write a long story....but the older I get the less I have to say. Perhaps my work can say it more clearly.
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|commented on||Norris Style No. 6 Smoothing Plane||05-29-2014 03:40 AM|
|replied on||Minimum tools needed?||05-29-2014 03:34 AM|
|commented on||Does there ever come a time when we quit making mistakes?||05-28-2014 04:30 AM|
|commented on||Sharpening jig||05-26-2014 06:50 PM|
|commented on||My first project in a wheelchair!||05-26-2014 03:47 PM|
|commented on||Sharpening jig||05-26-2014 03:18 PM|
|commented on||Sharpening jig||05-26-2014 02:28 PM|
|added blog entry||An interesting moment.||05-26-2014 01:02 PM|
|added project||Sharpening jig||05-26-2014 12:57 PM|
|commented on||Saw Handle Replacement||10-11-2013 07:34 PM|
|commented on||Just PLANE HOOKED!||10-09-2013 07:44 PM|
|commented on||Should CNC-made "woodwork" be included in LJ?||07-20-2013 01:02 PM|
|commented on||Driftwood eagle||07-20-2013 12:45 PM|
|commented on||Sooner or Later Every Tool Gets Used as a Hammer||06-17-2013 07:17 PM|
|replied on||What tip/technique has most significantly improved your WW skill?||08-07-2012 04:54 PM|
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A while back I mentioned a commission for a circular plough plane similar to the Falconer plane. The client wanted it to look as close as possible to the original. Now research only brought 5 photographs to light and armed with these, I had to s...
The toolmaking part of my life comes in fits and starts. Over the last year I have built 3 planes for a client and it was a pleasure and an experience. Last week, yes Div, believe it or not, I finished an oak postbox for a client and really en...
Before I start this I want to warn all left-brainers out there to bypass this one. If you choose to read it and it does not sit well with you, then show me respect by leaving this be. It will be difficult enough to express this in words but I am...