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Of Tool Cabinets, Chewing Gum and Sealng Wax #17: Gents Saw Upgrade

01-19-2020 01:34 AM by Bill Berklich | 3 comments »

After seeing the Youtube video on this I really wanted to try it out myself. So I started with a Two Cherries Gents Saw that’s been laying around collecting dust. I pulled the handle – and reused it as a file handle. Then cut/trim the plate. I used a Blackburn Tools handle pattern and pasted it on a 4/4 slab of Marblewood and cut the basic shape on the bandsaw. Lots of work with rasps, files, and sandpaper brought the hand to shape the came the critical cut. The sli...

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Woodworking For Therapy #19: Back In The Starting Blocks

06-12-2014 04:09 PM by Steve Kreins | 6 comments »

I thought it was time for an update for my fellow LJs. I’m mostly recovered from my second chemo embolization May 22. It was faster than last time, however I’m now back on my oral chemo therapy. No rest for the wicked I guess. However, I am back to making saw dust! Praise the Lord! I want to thank ALL of you for a gift you may not know you gave me. Several weeks ago I received a package in the mail with a beautiful box and the following note from an anonymous source. 5/27/20...

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Patchwork Table #2: Afghan Carpet Inspired

07-11-2011 03:37 PM by Michael | 3 comments »

I liked the first patchwork coffee table that I made so much that I’m making another one. With improvements of course. Start with a lot of different exotic woods. Thanks to www.exoticwoodsusa.com I started with 2” thick blocks of wood and resawed them to 1” (so I have enough left over to make another table). Make them look pretty (easy to do with this wood). This table was inspired in part by a carpet that I got in Afghanistan a few years ago… The ta...

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