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Old English screwdrivers #2: restore and more.

10-12-2011 09:55 PM by mafe | 42 comments »

Old English screwdriversRestore and more… This is part two of the blog. So last time we finished with a new handle, this is another one I made and that we will get back to. Next part is to make the sides flat if wanted, I want to stick to the original layout so I will… I do this freehand on the table saw.(Perhaps not the safety manual way to do it, but I feel safe). Ohh yes, I have not been completely offline lately, I made this pile while the late was spinning̷...

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Custom made thumb screws

03-03-2015 05:35 PM by ToddJB | 10 comments »

I recently just participated in the Dovetail Layout Tool Swap where I made a few items for LJ AgentTwitch. On the marking gauge I had made a couple of thumb screws and a few people were asking about them, so this blog will show how they were constructed. I have a lathe, but I’m a relatively new turner and don’t have all the bells and whistle yet, so I’m sure there is a fancier way to achieve this, but this is what I had – a 2×4. Traced a hockey puck – ...

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How to use a Kerfmaker (trying to help out!) Blog.

09-21-2010 09:14 PM by mafe | 43 comments »

How to use a KerfmakerOk, many asked me this question, and I have seen it again and again on LJ. If you need to find out how to make one, you can see my Kerfmaker 'Brass'n wood'. Another fun gadget is the tenonmarker:http://lumberjocks.com/projects/39236 I’ll try to explain, as well as I can, feel free to ask questions if I do not make myself clear (I’m only human): Collect what is needed, in this case a base stock and two thinner side stocks, and of course a Kerfmaker...

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