Monthly Archives: October 2012

Review of “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest” by Chris Schwarz

Been a while now, since I finished reading “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest”. At first, I figured this was just a book on building a tool chest, so I was not especially interested in buying. But, the more I read about … Continue reading

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Converting A Stanley #78 In To A Chisel Plane

Topics Covered 1. How This All Started 2. Conversion Process 3. Chisel Plane Usage 4. Final Thoughts How This All Started I have two Stanley #78 Rabbet Planes. One has all its parts, but the other one is missing its … Continue reading

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Basic Types of Handplanes

Topics Covered Stanley Handplanes, numbers 1 thru 8 Block Planes Rabbet Planes Shoulder Planes Router Planes Scrub Plane Plow Plane Bullnose Plane Low Angle Jack Plane Final Thoughts Stanley Handplanes, Numbers 1 thru 8

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Shortening the Legs on a Stool

Topics Covered 1. Yard Sale 2. Shortening the Legs 3. Final Product 4. Final Thoughts Yard Sale Hey, how do you like my stool ? That’s it in the Photo below. I bought it for $2 at a yard sale. … Continue reading

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Handy Math Reference Info for Woodworking

Topics Covered 1. Circles 2. Triangles 3. Hexagons 4. Octagons 5. Golden Ratio 6. Fractions & Equivalent Decimal Values

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Bat to Mallet Conversion

Here’s the Breakdown 1. How this all started 2. Bat to Mallet conversion 3. Final Thoughts How This All Started Paul, a good friend of mine, asked if I wanted a broken wood bat. He just said that someone had … Continue reading

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Jig for Setting Honing Guide Angle

Topics Covered Honing Guide Used Building the Honing Guide Jig Honing Guide Tune Up Honing Guide Used The jig described & built below is based on an inexpensive Blade Honing Guide. There’s no company name shown on the packaging, for … Continue reading

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