I am in the process of restoring a bunch of old Stanley/Bailey planes, and many of them had broken or damaged totes/knobs. This was my first attempt at making my own tote/knob set. I chose Zebrawood, and I decided to make 2 knobs and 2 totes. Obviously, the knobs were turned on a lathe. The...
Here's an assortment of bentwood rings I've made recently.
- Walnut lined with birch
- Red Oak
- Tropical Olivewood
These are finished with several coats of Arm-R-Seal and buffed with Black Bison. (Except for the last two, which have a natural oil finish applied.)
HI, I was wondering if anyone had an opinion onHonduran Mahogany or honduran rosewood for stanley/bailey hand plane totes and knobs.
Some of the things on my mind:
- I know they used rosewood, which species: cocobolo, brazillian, EI. Cant get any info on the web about it
Introduction and Luck at an Antique Store
Long time lurker, first time poster here. A little over a year ago I enlisted the help of my brother in-law to make a jewelry box for my daughter. I have been a tinkerer for a long time but that was my first serious wood working project. I got bit by...