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  1. Dovetail Saw II

    I spent a bit more time on this saw than my previous one. Had a really hard time getting the detail on the spine to show up with my camera. It's a nice little saw and cuts very well. I ordered some spring steel and brass from mcmaster car. and had my brother-in-law bend the brass to 90...
  2. 10 lbs in a 5 lbs box - my finished shop

    I didnt have the ideal space to start … and I wanted a wide selection of tools and equipment …. I think it turned out OK. The shop started as an open air car port that I walled in using shiplap sideing. I added a 170 sq ft side room with oak floors and cabinets finished with redwood beams and...
  3. Backsaw

    These are my first set of saws, I made a dovetail and a tenon saw. The have maple backs, the dovetails is carved. I set the backs with a .20 slitting saw blade and stainless pins to lock it in. I worked through lots of handle designs before I picked one I thought was comfortable. I had a laser...
  4. Dovetail Saw from a Gents Saw

    After seeing some amazing transformations of inexpensive gents saws to high quality western dovetail saws here on lumberjocks, I decided to give it a try. After settling on the Gramercy dovetail saw design, I bought an inexpensive Crown 10" Gents saw with 16 PPI and a steel back, two brass...
  5. Dovetail Saw

    I've wanted a dovetail saw for a while now, but haven't been able to afford one. The veritas is really nice and reasonable, but my budget is really low at the moment. I got some steel from and brass from mcmaster#. I was waiting for my brother-in-law to bend the brass for me on a metal break...
  6. Hush Lil Baby

    last summer a neighbor ask if i was interested in tearing down an old building he no longer needed i said sure i had decent lumber so tore it down and stored it untill my daughter gave the news that she was expecting(nine months ago mind you ).... So here are two cradels i made to note the birth...
  7. Tage Frid Stool: Safari Edition

    This is called the Safari Edition Tage Frid Stool by Steve Birdman Weber Created after many many hours in the first 2 1/2 months of this 2008 Fall Semester. I used Alder wood, Zebrawood, Wenge wood, Tigers eye crystals, and a burning tool. Features: - Tigers Eye hand dremeled inlay on the back...
  8. Backsaw set

    So my crash course in saw making has been going well. I have been tooling up and learning as I go. This set was made for Scott Hampshire of Hampshire woodworking https://www.instagram.com/hampshirewoodworks/ It consists of a large 11" dovetail saw with 2 18" depth pf cut and a 12" carcass...
  9. Rustic Hickory Coffee Tables

    A couple of weeks ago I finished up and delivered these two rustic Hickory coffee tables to a client. The entire process started with milling 70 Bf and selecting the nicer boards to cut to width. Since this is wood is mostly from the heart of the tree there were a lot of checks and some knots...
  10. Myrtlewood Dovetail saw

    I would like to apologize in advance, I know some may be thinking, "Oh great here he comes again with ANOTHER saw." I have been making a lot of them lately, they are a fun hobby and I don't post every one I make as a project, but this one needed to be posted. This saw is for fellow LumberJock...
  11. 6" dovetail in Beech

    So if you read yesterday you knew I was working on a short dovetail saw. Too bad I opened my big mouth about selling it on Instagram before I had it done, because now I really want to keep it. But I will honor my pledge and it will be for sale tomorrow. If you are interested in purchasing it you...
  12. Dovetail saw with English Walnut handle

    Dovetail saw with scalloped brass back. 10" long .02 plate filed 16 tpi. English Walnut handle with some marble cake grain and striping. Curly maple medallion with laser etched logo. Depth of cut is 2 1/8" overall length pf 15" Three of my recent saws. Mine in the middle with the...
  13. Efficient and Stupid Simple Saw Till

    I was rearranging my garage shop right after the New Year and looked at the space behind my garage door mechanism and next to my plane till. I have wanted to build a saw till for awhile, but I realized the box is really already there! I used a forstner bit on the side panel of the plane till and...
  14. Live edge spalted curly maple and walnut sofa table

    Live edge spalted curly maple and live edge walnut sofa table 29" h x 11 " w x 42 " l. With 8/4 walnut legs. Hand cut dovetail joinery. Hand rubbed satin poly finish. Built for up coming craft sale.
  15. Phone stand (phone holder) for my desk

    Thought it would be helpful to have a stand for my phone on my desk at work. Came up with this. All done by hand. It is adjustable in that it can display the phone at two different angles. Tiger maple from scraps in the shop. The notch in the front is positioned to allow the charging cable to...
  16. Scrollsawing
    I am new to scroll sawing, LOVE it and find that I'm getting quite good at it but I am looking for some software options for creating my own patterns…either word/text or images. I've seen some scroll saw plaques that overlap text (example: "FAMILY" in the background and something like "Life's...
  17. Hand Tools
    Hi All, I am just learning how to saw and acquired an old, circa 1890's, Disston backsaw. It is not a rectangular plate. The depth of the plate at the toe is smaller than the depth at the heel. Does anyone know the purpose for this? I have to tip the saw when I'm nearing my baseline for a...
  18. Designing Woodworking Projects
    Hi Guys, I just bought a home and all of our Kitchen drawers need a major overhaul. The previous home owner tried to paint over them but failed pretty badly. It seems originally they were all laminated with some old (maybe 1980s) Alabaster laminate. So the paint they applied is just coming off...
  19. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    Well i just got my dovetail saw from lee valley and i was wondering as it's my first one ever like this, is there anything i have to do besides take off the protective oil coating before i use the saw? Should i sharpen/hone it to make it cut better or should i just jump right in? It allready...
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