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Dovetailed Tea box Build

I presented this box to my girlfriend in 2021. Full build of the dovetailed tea box originally done By Mike Pekovich from Fine Woodworking issue No.269. I encourage you to check out the plans for this project or at least … Continue reading

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Rust Removal By Electrolysis

I made an electrolysis bath to remove the rust on the book press. 4 steel rebar, cabled together in series as the anode to be connected to the positive lead on the battery charger. Dangled steel wire connected to the … Continue reading

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York 100 Bullet Vise

I picked up this York 100 Bullet vise used locally for $40. I’ll have to pretty it up and post some after shots. Still looking for a Wilton Bullet vise but they’re not common in Canada.

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Book Press Restoration

I always thought book presses were nifty. They’re old, solid, made of cast iron and built like a tank. I like the huge metal crank wheel on the top and the beefy threaded rod that raises and lowers the press. … Continue reading

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Grinder Side Wheel Wobble

I’ve been searching for a decent low speed grinder that’s of equal quality to my high speed Baldor to use for sharpening my woodturning chisels. When in the store, every grinder I’ve tested all seen to have the same side … Continue reading

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New Video: $25 Woodpeckers edge plane Knockoff

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Tea Box Build Completed

Here are some pictures of the tea box completed. I’ve assembled the magnetic clasps with 4mm hemp rope and wrapped with 1mm hemp twine. I think it turned out great.

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Tea Box Build Update

Here are some images on the progress of the wenge with curly/birdseye maple liner tea box.

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Dovetailed Tea Box

I’ve started working on the dovetailed tea box, I did the tails for the sides of the inner wenge box.

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New Home Office Desk

I’ve been lugging around these two 4×8 sheets of reconstituted ebony inspired particle board I won at a wood show years ago, three different houses later I’ve finally cut into one of them. I’ve decided to build a desk top … Continue reading

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