Monthly Archives: September 2013

Benchvise Handle Repair

Over the years the knobs on the ends of my benchvise handles have come loose several times. They are held on with fluted dowels glued into the handle and the knob. Re-gluing didn’t last long so I looked for another … Continue reading

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Old Finish New Wood

Waterlox Original satin has always been my favorite finish for cherry because nothing I have tried  can match it for producing the rich, clear, color that I love. Recently, I used it on a piece of walnut, because I was … Continue reading

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Lie-Nielsen Toolworks USA | HTE – Manchester CT If you are within driving distance of Manchester, CT don’t miss this event. Two days of woodworking and woodworking handtools. Get advice from some of the leading experts in the field who will be there to answer your questions. … Continue reading

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A Common Misconception

I am always amazed at how little most woodworkers know about finishing wood and the products used in this process. Hours are spent pouring over magazines, books and videos, learning how to build that ultimate project and how to use … Continue reading

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