Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'bench'

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Handplane Restoration #13: Record T5 Technical Jack Plane

04-28-2007 06:33 PM by WayneC | 5 comments »

I’m doing another easy plane today. I’m watching Norm build table saw jigs this morning and thought I would get another plane posted before I headed out to turn those pens. This is another ebay find. I had been looking for one a while and only seen a couple listed on ebay. My plan is to use this plane as my miter plane until I can afford a Lie-Nielson or perhaps find one for $5 at a garage sale (one can only hope). This plane was made in the United Kingdom and was used...

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Handplane Restoration #12: Stanley Bailey #4 1/2 Type 19

04-28-2007 05:52 AM by WayneC | 6 comments »

Thought I would get an easy one out of the way. I have to turn some pens this weekend for 4 of my co-workers that are retiring next month . I’m going to do some real nice kits and use some of my best materials. I’ll post some photos in the project section when I finish. It is also my Son’s 16th birthday so we have a party planned. Lots to do. This 4 1/2 plane was purchased on of ebay. I normally shop on ebay when I am looking for a specific plane or other tools. It...

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Handplane Restoration #11: Stanley #4 Type 3/4?

04-27-2007 07:06 AM by WayneC | 8 comments »

I’ve been having blogging withdrawals and was hoping to get started on my next plane restoration. Tonight, after I was able to free myself from my last meeting of the day, I inspected the #4 I had set aside for restoration. As you can see from the photo’s this plane is pretty rough. This plane was in a box of planes I bought at an antique store for $50. There were a good 15 planes in the box and lots of other Misc tools. The owner had it in the back of the store ...

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New Works In Progress --by RusticWoodArt #3: "Wood Stories...."

04-26-2007 05:34 PM by frank | 3 comments »

Wood Stories: ”Bench Dogging Before Greene and Greene” ....ah yes, and then it all starts coming back into focus, as i relax my grip upon this place of fields and greens, where imagination comes calling and selling herself to the highest bidder of foolish dreams…. —-and i realize now, that i am one of those foolish dreamers with pockets full of golden star dust, who could never quite adjust to walking this place of earthen dust, by giving up my right to silent...

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Handplane Restoration #10: Stanley Bailey #3 Type 10 After

04-22-2007 06:17 PM by WayneC | 17 comments »

I finished up the restoration work on the #3 I have been working on. Things have been going slow due to work and family commitments. I thought I would get the blog entry done this morning before heading out to the woodworking show. I’m taking my daughter and her boyfriend. It should be a lot of fun. I also picked up a couple of items yesterday. My mother-in-law as been wanting a workbench for a while and I found one on craigslist yesterday. I love craigslist. The photos of the ...

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I think it's spring!

04-20-2007 07:47 PM by MsDebbieP | 8 comments »

For the second day in a row the sun has shone brightly in our area and a warm spring breeze has lightly moved through the air. Today, as I roamed the property picking up pieces of this and that, I ended up on one of the benches that Rick and I built last year. The bench is nestled between two lilac bushes and last year I created an arc of lilacs that will eventually surround the little retreat bench and separate it from the neighbour’s property/garage. My little moment of soli...

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