Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Saw Sharpening Bench Part 3

Finally I got a little open time in the woodshop so I decided to mill the tenons on the aprons and stretchers for the saw sharpening bench. The stacked dado set on the table saw was the tool of choice … 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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Saw Sharpening Bench Pt 1

The pic above shows the top and the wood that will be used in this project. The wood has been collected over the last year. For shop projects I don’t usually buy the materials, but try to use what I … Continue reading

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Light is Good

My rapidly aging eyes need all the light they can get to see the work. Most of my shop work areas have task lighting already, but there are still places that are lacking. One of them was my disk/belt sander. … Continue reading

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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.

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Wanted Dead or Alive!

Now that I have your attention. The picture above is a tool that I have been wanting for a long time. Finally one appeared at the CT Valley School of Woodworking open house. Unfortunately it was not for sale, but … Continue reading

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Stepping Out of the Mainstream

These old planes have been sitting in my shop patiently awaiting new knobs and totes for a long time waiting for a lull in orders so I could slip them in. Finally I had to put the orders on hold … Continue reading

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