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Saw Sharpening Bench Part 5

With the milling and the joinery done I decided to¬† apply a finish to the parts before assembly. It is easier to do this now than after the base is assembled. I used a favorite home brew finish that I … Continue reading

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Saw Sharpening Bench Part 4

The last time I worked on this bench was in March. Finally I am getting a chance to finish this project. The mortises¬†were cut and the sides pared using chisels and the tenons cut on the table saw using a … 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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Saw Vise

Construction on the new saw sharpening bench begins tomorrow. Today, Santa, dressed as a FedEx driver, delivered the new vise for it. I have wanted one of these great vises since they first appeared on the market. Finally, I tired … Continue reading

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A Visit with a Friend

Last Saturday I had a nice visit with my friend Matt Cianci at the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking here in Manchester, CT. Matt was teaching a saw sharpening class and I was able to sit in for a bit. … Continue reading

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