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New Guitar Pedal Board

I wanted to put my pedals that I’ve collected and have been just sitting on the floor until now. I wanted a board that would keep them in place but I didn’t want to stick velcro on the back and … Continue reading

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Wing Chun Dummy Build Part 2

I’ve completed the dummy body and worked out the plan and made sketchup diagrams with all dimensions for someone to make their own dummy. Here I’ve masked off the areas I didn’t want glue on to be removed later. Here … Continue reading

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Veritas Pattern Maker’s vise – The Tucker vise

Here is the vise installed on my workbench showing some of it’s features.

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Book Press Restoration #2

This is my second one. I’ve finished restoring this old book press. When I picked it up at an auction it was rusted and seized up like a brick. When I removed all of the rust a couple pieces were … Continue reading

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Pattern Maker’s vise for 60 bucks !

I was looking through auctions recently and I saw some tools that were piled on a table top and advertised as “Clamps”. It was a crappy red vise and something else. I looked closer and it said “Veritas”. Could it … Continue reading

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Small turned box (salt cellar)

If you’ve ever wanted a pinch or teaspoon of salt and dislike pouring from a box this is useful to have near your prep area. This small box was made from maple, texturized with a dremel and painted with black … Continue reading

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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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