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11-21-2018 04:54 AM

Cherry dresser case design - 12 replies

Hey there , Im building a tall Cherry dresser , solid sides and using dadoed dust frames to separate the drawers. Ive reviewed various designs and am having a hard time weighing risk and reward of the various joinery possibilities. Ive already purchased about 60bf of 5/4 cherry. Option 1 and the seemingly the most popular is to dovetail the t...

03-09-2017 06:18 AM

How to create small bracket feet ? - 2 replies

Hello all , I have been working on a small clock project recently and decided it deserved some nice feet , while ive made bracket feet before i am struggling to find a way to do it safe and efficiently. they need to be one inch tall and 1.25-1.5 inches long. Originally i tried scroll sawing away the details and cutting the miter on the miters...

05-14-2015 02:55 AM

Maple sharpening station , considerations of wood finish - 1 reply

Hey yall , I had some left over maple from my almost complete workbench project and decided to make a sharpening station. The lower half is a old treadle base from a sewing machine and the top will either be strips or endgrain squares of hard maple. I use water stones so the more water resistant the better , but whether to use a normal finish li...

05-13-2015 12:30 AM

Veritas Sharpening jig mk2 issue - 14 replies

Hello , ive been using the veritas jig for some time now and can’t seem to get the bevel and the front of the chisel square , they are close but im a perfectionist when it comes to edges. Is this really an issue and if it is how do i correct it ? Bevel on my 3/4 ” chisel for example.

01-14-2015 12:58 AM

So I messed up... Need help with fixing a screw mistake - 15 replies

No pictures until tommorow , i was working on my roll top desk. Where the side of the desk that has the curved dado for the tambour door , i was screwing the top of the case down. Lacking a brain at that moment i screwed to close to the front edge and the pointy end of the screw went through the dado and would block the movement of the door. Thi...

08-30-2014 02:49 AM

Need advice , refinishing 1920s woodwork and trim, pictures included - 0 replies

Hello, recently got a new house which has a large amount of wonderful flat and molded baseboard and crown molding through out every room in the house , as well as several “gateways,” Does anyone have any experience removing and reinstalling ? How does that sort of thing go. Also would it look alright refinished after removing the old...

06-03-2014 12:46 AM

Parts of a breast drill chuck ? - 1 reply

I just got an old mohawk shelburne breast drill from the 30’s and messed up the chuck, can anyone tell me how many parts there should be and what arrangement they go in ? its a spring loaded chuck with three jaws. Also got my hands on a bedrock finally and a hand crank drill press from blower forge co.

05-04-2014 01:42 AM

Plane identification help needed - 11 replies

Despite my best efforts i cant find a single thing on this plane , the difficult part being it bears no name. In its current rusty state a patent date or a name may be hiding but i doubt it. My photos aren’t great but i tried to display as much detail as possible, as well it proudly states in two places it is made in Canada . ...


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