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...
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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||Should CNC-made "woodwork" be included in LJ?||142 days ago|
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|commented on||Sooner or Later Every Tool Gets Used as a Hammer||174 days ago|
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|commented on||Circular plow/plough plane||490 days ago|
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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...
Mortal fear. I live in mortal fear in my workshop. There. I have admitted it. My shop is divided into halves. Half of 400 sq feet is woodwork and the other metal work. Another 200 above my head on the metal side gives me storage for the st...