I am intrigued by the idea of the helical cutter head for working figured woods. Does anyone have experience with the unit. I understand the cutter they use are HSS but there are replacements in carbide. Where are those available.
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Location: Bridgeville, DE
I have been doing small projects since my wife bought me my first power tool, a Craftsman radial arm saw in the 1980s.
In 2002 my wife attended a one year course in watch and clock repair in Columbia, PA. When she finished the course she invited me to attend a seminar in Williamsburg, VA on tall case clocks. As I sat in the audience and watched to story unfold of these craftsmen making clock cases by hand I realized this is something I can do.
I have spent the last five years building my woodshop and practicing joinery and construction. I did a family treasure chest I will post soon. I joined the Mason Dixon Woodworkers and them members have been fantastic teachers. I owe a lot to Bill Jefferson and Karson Morrison.
I hope in the next year to build my first tall case clock which my wife will install the movement.
I have reserved WWW.carriagehouseclocks.com and hope to use it when I have developed my skills to a level I think people will be interested in.
-- I leave behind little bits of beauty to compensate for for my impact on this world.
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|commented on||Blanket chests for the grandchildren||05-23-2016 02:55 AM|
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|started topic||Router bit cabinet||05-22-2016 11:06 PM|
|added project||Walnut Cradle||09-03-2015 07:16 PM|
|started topic||Upgrade to Shelix head for Steel City jointer||09-03-2015 06:42 PM|
|replied on||13" Planers||03-11-2015 01:22 AM|
|replied on||13" Planers||02-27-2015 12:48 AM|
|replied on||13" Planers||02-26-2015 09:40 PM|
|started topic||13" Planers||02-26-2015 07:59 PM|
|started topic||Steel City Planer||12-13-2014 05:43 PM|
|added blog entry||Steel City Planer||12-11-2014 04:33 PM|
|added project||Kitchen Island||11-12-2014 01:04 AM|
|started topic||Repair rotted door||11-08-2014 08:01 PM|
|replied on||Baby Cradle||11-02-2014 04:25 PM|
|started topic||Baby Cradle||11-01-2014 09:23 PM|
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A Novice Woodworker Meets the Kehoe Jig Some of you will remember when I asked if anyone could tell me how to make the dovetail splines in the corner of a box I had seen on a Rockler cover. Well, a fellow member of Mason Dixon Woodworkers, Kar...
When I saw Jan Zoltowski’s tool cabinet in Fine Woodworking I knew I had to make one for my new shop. I was intimidated by the number of finger joints involved since this is only my second big project and I had not done finger joints before...