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Metal bodied smoothing plane

Metal bodied smoothing plane

This was a prototype hand plane I built that was largely inspired by the Norris A13 and the Stanley 4 1/2 smoothing planes. Weighing in at just over 9 lbs this hand plane is very heavy but is very...

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Two infill hand planes

Two infill hand planes

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    I've just finished work on two new dovetailed infill hand planes, the first having the dimensions of a Stanley No. 4.5, more or less, the second those a Stanley No. 3.   The infill on the 45...

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What hand tools cant you live without?

What hand tools can't you live without?

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While building a travel tool chest I had to make a hard desicion about which hand tools would make the cut. I'll tell you what I settled on, but I want to know which tools would end up in your tool chest.

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ToolBox - From FWW Plans - Tim Killen Design

ToolBox - From FWW Plans - Tim Killen Design

I thought I would post this since I just saw Tim Killen's post in the Design/Click/Build Blog where he used this plan of his to demonstrate how to draw a Craftsman style chamfered peg in...

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Fantasy Shop

Fantasy Shop

I try to line my equipment up so it can be used as an out feed table if necessary, Planer being the same height as the workbenchs etc.  I have to raise the heights of some of the equipment to...

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Daves Workshop

Dave's Workshop

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After I retired I moved to Muskoka and built my 28 x 40 dream shop. It has hydronic radiant floor heating that keeps me warm in the winter and a 10 foot ceiling that allows for larger...

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Spanish woodworker shares finer points of side rabbet planes

Spanish woodworker shares finer points of side rabbet planes

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From a tiny workshop tucked away in Toledo, Spain, woodworker Julio Alonso shares sharpening techniques and surveys the versatility of these little planes.

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Butterfly Tavern Table

Butterfly Tavern Table

Light Figure Tiger Maple Butterfly Tavern Table. Stained with aniline Dye, Shellac, and top coat of wax.

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Spalted Maple and Walnut Tool Cabinet

Spalted Maple and Walnut Tool Cabinet

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I built this tool cabinet for my hand tools, so it seemed appropriate to maximize my use of hand tools. The drawer and frame dovetails are all cut with saw and chisel, and all surfaces are finished...

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Hanging Hand Tool Cabinet

Hanging Hand Tool Cabinet

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All joinery and wood cut by hand tools, cobbled together from ideas of other's cabinets.  Carcass joinery are hand cut thru dovetails, the drawers are half blind dovetails.

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Ace of Purplehearts Workbench

Ace of Purplehearts Workbench

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Scandinavian style workbench.  European beech with purpleheart accents.  Hand turned brass pins support the bow saw and carpenters mallet.  Project for Red Rocks Fine Woodworking...

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Saw Cabinet

Saw Cabinet

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Krenov style cabinet for hand saws.  African mahogany, maple, lacewood, ebony.  Hangs on inset french cleat.  Project for Red Rocks Fine Woodworking School, Lakewood, CO.

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Plane O Box

Plane O' Box

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A replica of the Benjamin Seaton Tool chest

A replica of the Benjamin Seaton Tool chest

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In 2006 I decided to build a replica of the Seaton tool chest. The chest itself took about nine months working about three hours a day. Another hundred or so hours was spent making some of the...

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Sash Dowelling Boxes

Sash Dowelling Boxes

Sash dowelling boxes were used to hold a sash bar steady while a hole was drilled in the end for a dowel. They were usually made by a craftsman. Methods of holding the bar on the sides include...

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