Monthly Archives: November 2012

Great Furniture From the Past

I have never seen furniture so elaborately decorated and the mechanics are beyond belief. You simply must take a look at these videos. Advertisements

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Eggbeater Chuck Rebuild

I recently acquired a nice Miller’s Falls #2A 1940’s vintage eggbeater drill. My intent is a complete restoration, but the chuck didn’t work properly so I disassembled it. There were no springs in the chuck. Finding springs for a vintage chuck … Continue reading

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Cleaning Cutters

Keeping cutters used in power tools clean is very important. When cutters have a heavy buildup of oils and resins they cut harder, run hotter, and dull quicker. So for my router bits, saw blades and drills I have found … Continue reading

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New Tool

My old Porter Cable 12V cordless drill has been in my tool cabinet for about 15 years. For various reasons it was time to replace it so I bought a new Bosch drill/driver. While the old PC still works fine, the … Continue reading

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Make a Tote Part 2

  In part one (August 2012) we determined the angle of our new tote. We also made a drawing of the tote stud centerline and its angle to the base of the tote and using this we designed a new tote … Continue reading

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