Monthly Archives: August 2012

Upcoming Woodworking Event

If you love woodworking and are into tools and especially hand tools, and live within reasonable driving distance of Manchester, CT there is an upcoming event you shouldn’t miss. The 12th annual Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking open house. There … Continue reading

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Super Simple Clamp Rack

As a professional woodworker if I’m not working on a customer’s order I’m not making money! This¬†principle is the driving force behind shop projects, such as a jig, a fixture, an appliance or a clamp rack. I have to balance … Continue reading

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Block Planes, a Woodshop Necessity

In the latest issue of Fine Woodworking magazine,¬†(Oct. 2012 #228) there is a very good article about block planes. Actually it is a tool test. As might be expected the higher priced tools proved to be the best in this … Continue reading

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Making a Plane Tote Part 1

If you have a bench plane with a tote that looks like the one pictured above, or have passed up a good deal on a plane because of a broken tote then please read on. This article may be the … Continue reading

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