OLD SAWS

SAW THIS OLD SAWS FROM NORTH AMERICA. AS ALWAYS OLD SAWS ARE COLLECTABLE? SAWS NOWADAYS ARE MOSTLY HARDPOINT THROWAWAY SAWS.CHEAP BUT DOES THE JOB.BUT YOU CANT BEAT AN OLD ORIGINAL SAW LIKE [...]

Through Dovetail Centrism

Beware “through dovetail centrism”! I’ve tried to steer away from 2 contentious subjects, sharpening and dovetails, because I have felt too much has been said about both. [...]

Oops! Welded Router

  Welded Router OK, I admit it. I’m not the best at tool maintenance. The cord on my trusty old router was frayed down to the wires about 8" away from the motor housing, and [...]

DMT Introduces its Dia-Flat Plate

I’ve always preferred diamond plates for flattening my waterstones and oilstones. Though a coarse or extra-coarse diamond stone does a fine job, the sharpening stones are pretty hard on the [...]

Video: Sawing a Book – Safely

Say you want to scan one of your books so you can have it on your iPad or other tablet device. The easiest way to scan the book is to remove the binding and run it through a sheet feeder.…

Oops! Rusty Shop

Rusty Shop   Before leaving town for the weekend, I made room in my garage shop to stack the 500 bd. ft. of freshly cut red oak that I’d just acquired. I aimed a fan at the stack to [...]

In defense of Wax……

My friends' son, Canaan (A.K.A… Shibo) wants to build stuff. His mother, Noa, thought that woodworking would be a great medium for him to explore. Shibo is only four years and eleven [...]

Oops! Dust Storm Disaster

Dust Storm Disaster After reading about the health hazards of microscopic dust particles, I decided to retrofit my old dust collector with a canister filter. This was its second upgrade: [...]

Rustic Picture Frame

Rustic Picture Frame Picture this: your favorite family photo in a frame made of wood harvested from your own backyard. By Dave Munnkittrick Picture this: your favorite family photo in a frame [...]

Oops! Murphy’s Laws of Woodworking

Oops! Murphy's Laws of Woodworking Murphy’s Law states if anything can go wrong, it will. I’m convinced that axiom applies to woodworking. Here are several examples I’ve [...]

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