My grandfathers old saw i dug out of the basement and reconditioned. Its origional base was a few old stair spindles for legs and a thin piece of ply, not much to it. I made a mortise and tenon cherry base with a mahogany top. Finished with boiled linseed oil. Also made a shroud for the belt...
Woodworking Network just selected finalists for their 2015 Custom Woodworking Design Portfolio contest. Since they've selected this project to go into the finals, I figured it's about time to get this uploaded here. There are just too many projects I've not yet posted here or even on the...
Identifying European wooden planes
Vintage wooden planes from Europe aren't that common in North America, but when you do find one, identifying where it came from can be an interesting adventure. Below is a small study on identifying a plane, and some resources on European planes.
My first real Flea Market of the season. Off to a fair start.
A stanley #29 ($15)
A stanley #7 ($20)
2 stanley #5 ($15 ea)
A Millers Falls #900 ($5)
A Dunlop #4 ($5)
A Wards Master #4 ($5)
An American Boy Block ($3)
A stanley #130 ($3)
A 110 block ($3)
What I thought was a 110, but its not...