Originally published October 1, 2018. This post is part 3 on the mortise marking gauge I made.
Originally published September 30, 2018. This post is part 2 on the mortise marking gauge I made.
Originally published September 25, 2018. This post is the first part on the mortise marking gauge I made.
Originally published Aug 28, 2016, this post is about the making of my first good handplane.
Nice I'm getting my shop back up and running one piece at a time. This is my new end vise. I'm using as much stuff I already have as possible. The jaws are made from Baltic birch plywood. It has 15 plies of birch and makes a very strong a stable vise. There are 3 … Continue reading A New Vise
Part 2 I will need lots of clamps for my goal and they are expensive to buy. Here's the first two of maybe 40. There are many flaws in them but it's a good start on getting my shop back into top condition. I know what I have to do next to improve on the … Continue reading Making Cam Clamps – The First Two
Part 1 I'm getting more set up to build things and I'm focussed on cam clamps while organizing my shop and tools. For more information about them see this: Cam Clamps at Rockler. The first step was to make a template I could use to make all the other cams. Here I am cutting out … Continue reading Making Cam Clamps – The Cams