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Hand tool Cabinet Update

Here is an update of the cabinet. It’s almost finished, there a few more spots for some tools to add to my collection. You might notice a few new additions. The cabinet itself is bare walnut at the moment, I … Continue reading

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Walnut Ladder Shelf

This was a special project for special someone. The frame is solid walnut. The shelf surface is 1/2” walnut plywood with solid walnut sides.

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Hand tool cabinet boxes

Here are the two handtool cabinet boxes I was working on. Now I can put plane accessories etc. away. The fronts are from maple burl, the drawer parts are walnut. Half blind dovetails for the fronts, through dovetails for the … Continue reading

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Another dovetailed box

Back at ‘er. Another small #handtool cabinet box. It’s been a while since I’ve done dovetails but even with the time gone by it’s the tightest and quickest yet. #woodworking #walnut

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Macro Photography

It’s not perfect but the second picture with the microbevel is sharper than it was before. Here is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, take a close up picture of a plane blade edge before and after.

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Nerf Gun Wall

My son has a growing Nerf gun collection that gathered on the floor so I made a wall rack for them.

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Small Turned Textured Box

Here is a small turned walnut textured box I made from a Lee Valley course taught by Steven Kennard from Nova Scotia.

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Itsy bitsy

I saw this spider in my backyard while pulling weeds and thought I’d take a couple pictures using my Canon 100mm macro lens.

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Domino Support Bracket

I made a better support bracket for my Festool Domino XL 700. This one bolts onto the base and is larger than the one that came with the kit and also has clamping elements to allow you to slide a … Continue reading

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Cut bolts quick and safe

I needed to trim many bolts to an odd length. This is how I did it using a scrap of wood, drill and a jig saw.

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