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Forum topic by MrWoody posted 1989 days ago 857 views 1 time favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1989 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: humor milling joining shaping

Here is a video for the hand tool folks. It shows how it was really done. ;^)
These are fairly long videos, but well worth the watch. I would suggest watching the first one all the way through.
The next one on the right is how wall paper used to be made.
I’m sticking with my power tools.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#1 posted 1989 days ago

Stunning but by the same token very humbling.

Let’s not hear anymore whining around here about tools! <g>

Thanks for posting.


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#2 posted 1988 days ago

Wow! Thanks, that was impressive.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#3 posted 1988 days ago

The wheelwright video is also impressive. The bench dog arrangement is neat ,and notice they use bow saws for everything. That site goes on my favorites list.

-- if the hand is not working it is not a pure hand

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#4 posted 1988 days ago

It’s too bad this site isn’t in English. I love watching that guy make those shoes. The way he uses that small hatchet is amazing. What a craftsman. Great site.

-- Don't tell her I'm in the shop!

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#5 posted 1986 days ago

wow! need I say more? Wow!

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#6 posted 1986 days ago

Thanks for posting that.

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#7 posted 1986 days ago

so thats how it was done… mmmm… i like the double action on the jointer plane wow i still cant get over those clogs …. i wish i lived back then the shop would have been quiet…

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