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Folding frame saw #3: Folding frame / buck saw - hiking version part III.

01-06-2019 06:20 PM by mafe | 7 comments »

Folding frame / buck sawhiking version part III. Last part of the blog, ended here, with the basic saw made.In this part, we will make the hardware and some leather details. To hold the blade, I threaded the wood, with a tap, so it can hold a bolt.(The blade can be held in many ways, I’ll show an alternative later). I cut a drive in the center of brass threaded rod, with a hack saw.Just a mm or so. Try to hold the saw straight and hit the center. Cutting the piece of to l...

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Folding frame saw #2: Folding frame / buck saw - hiking version part II.

01-04-2019 11:24 PM by mafe | 14 comments »

Folding frame / buck sawhiking version. Press here for part three: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/129193 So let’s get on with the build, last time we looked at an antique carpenters folding frame saw, which was the inspiration for me to do this project – in this part of the blog, I’ll walk you through my own build. To make some understanding, we start here. This is the saw I will be making, a foldable frame saw for my hikes.I went for a fixed blade and string for ...

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Folding frame saw #2: Link for part two.

01-04-2019 11:21 PM by mafe | 2 comments »

Press this link to get to part two, LJ’s gone sick and made a double…http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/129185Sorry.Best thoughts,Mads

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Folding frame saw #1: Antique folding frame / buck saw (and building my own).

01-02-2019 02:19 PM by mafe | 24 comments »

Antique folding frame / buck sawand building my own. Intro; Back after new year here, as I said I have a bunch of unposted blogs and projects on my laptop, so here is the first one, most of them are related to green woodworking, hiking, some forging (another part of my woodworking passion these days) and knife making as usual, since this was was started my wood working journey – so it will not all be wood only. We better start here, to make some understanding. Me in the woods, las...

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1950s Craftsman Tablesaw Restoration #4: THE BIG REVEAL!

10-06-2017 05:34 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 1 comment »

The table saw restoration is complete and I couldn’t be happier. Check out the video and let me know what you think of the finished outcome. Don't forget to subscribe for new videos every Friday!

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1950s Craftsman Tablesaw Restoration #3: The Main Body Is DONE!!!!

09-29-2017 04:28 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 1 comment »

Lots of rust removed and a bit of spray paint and this is turning out great! I really like the color scheme that is slowly starting to happen. Next week this gets finished and I get the first project done on this old machine. Hit that subscribe button to follow along!

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Priceless Tools

07-02-2017 05:17 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 4 comments »

I recently received some older tools from my great uncle. These are an amazing addition to my shop and I am happy to have them to pass down to my kids. Hit that like button and subscribe to the channel.

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Antique 3/4 HP motor restoration

04-15-2017 04:41 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 2 comments »

I found a couple motors at a local yard sale and cleaned them up and got them running. The big one is 3/4 hp with 3450 rpm. I was originally going to use it for a disc sander, but got lucky this morning and found a 3/4 hp x 1725rpm motor which is more suitable. Check out the video and subscribe.

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Handplane Restoration #33: Tony - Stanley Bedrock 602

02-13-2017 12:17 AM by WayneC | 6 comments »

I got an awesome buy it now deal on this plane. I did a light clean-up this afternoon to get him in the tool box. The plane got its name from a crudely scrawled owner’s name “Tony” on the side and tote. I’m down to two bedrocks to complete the full set.

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Handplane Restoration #32: Stanley #55

02-11-2017 11:00 PM by WayneC | 14 comments »

I’m in the process of putting together a complete set of combination planes. I recently added a Stanley 55 and some accessories to go with it. I have a small tool cabinet that I am adapting to store the planes. If you need a manual for the 55 one can be found here Combination Plane Manuals Note: The Hollow and Rounds are for use on a 45. The fence configuration is different between the 45 and the 55 and they do not fit on the 55. Photos below.

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