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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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79 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: video homesteading pallet wood pine nails handtools power tools easy project homemade

I’ve been posting videos on here for a long time. Starting this forum so everyone can talk, comment, share their own opinions. At least one new video a week with woodworking. Enjoy and comment.

Here is my take on a moxon vise. This thing was really easy to build, inexpensive, and will be used A LOT in the shop. Share what you have done for Moxon style vises, I’d really like to see them.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood


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Oldtool

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#1 posted 77 days ago

I subscribe to your YouTube channel, enjoy all the DIY you do besides woodworking, like the black smithing. I’ve always enjoyed being a DIY’er, like learning how to do things, so your videos fit the bill for me. However, I will say I have no intention of getting any goats, draw the line there.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#2 posted 54 days ago

I’ve started trying to restore some more old tools. I stepped away from the wire wheel (so i wouldn’t get beat up by the true antique tool collectors) and used this white vinegar method. Two tools restored using it and it works awesome. I believe cider vinegar works quicker. What methods do you all use?

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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#3 posted 54 days ago

I never knew vinegar worked for derusting. I’ve always used electrolysis.

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#4 posted 54 days ago

I’m not sure I’ve come across your channel on YT before. Homesteading, woodworking and blacksmithing are all things I’m very interested in. I don’t do any blacksmithing (yet) and my “homesteading” is limited to my veggie garden and berry patch for the time being (will hopefully keep bees next year) but I get to work wood pretty often. I’ll be checking out your youtube channel.

-- - Billy

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#5 posted 54 days ago

@Tiggerwood- I’ve never tried electrolysis, but hoping to acquire some old tools by the end of the year to give it a try.

@ninjaassassin- I really enjoy thing that are “old school”. Trying to preserve the old ways and also figure out ways to become more “green” with the environment. I’m hoping to have my shop ran completely off the sunlight by the end of the year creating my own solar panels and running my own electric wiring.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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NinjaAssassin

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#6 posted 54 days ago

That’s good stuff Tim. I like the “old school” and traditional ways of doing things, too. It’s why I’ve decided to continue working with a hand tool only approach in woodworking and why I shoot a traditional (long) bow. I’m looking forward to seeing how your solar plans work out. One day my family and I will move away from suburbia and the lessons from your adventures will be directly relevant to me. Until then, I just hope to pick up some ideas I can apply now.

-- - Billy

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#7 posted 54 days ago

Citric acid also works for derusting, you can find it where you get canning supplies at ACE hardware or the like.

-- Nick, “Discovering the truth about ourselves is a lifetime's work, but it's worth the effort.” ― Fred Rogers, Be My Neighbor

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#8 posted 54 days ago

@upstateNYdude- I’ll Have to check that out. Have you used it much to know whether or not it takes a while to derust tools?

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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#9 posted 40 days ago

Here is my take on a moxon vise. This thing was really easy to build, inexpensive, and will be used A LOT in the shop. Share what you have done for Moxon style vises, I’d really like to see them.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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