Monthly Archives: January 2014

Drill Straight Holes Redux

Recently I posted a tip I use for drilling holes perpendicular to a surface using two squares placed 90° apart. Well, someone I’m proud and privileged to count among my friends and whose opinion I respect, Carl Bilderback, called me … Continue reading

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Stanley Tote Modification

This pic shows a vintage Stanley tote toe from my old #7 jointer. You can see a flat milled for the toe attachment screw. Recently much needed new tooling was made for the Stanley totes. This presented the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Saw Sharpening Bench Pt 2

I started the joinery with the legs. They are 3″ x 3″ Douglas Fir and the first operation was to cut them to their final length on the table saw as can be seen in the pic above. The height … Continue reading

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