Nice Antique Store Find

| July 12, 2015

I stopped at a small town antique store on my travels during vacation this week to see if they had anything interesting in the way of old tools. I saw a Stanley “Bailey” #3 smoothing plane. It was in mint condition, it looked unused and shiny as if it was kept in grease and just […]

Hand tool cabinet update

| May 31, 2015

The cabinet is coming along slowly. I’ve installed the doors within the main doors to allow more tool storage. Now the fun part is making individual custom holders for each item. Next step is the main upper mini-cabinet.

Hand tool cabinet coming along

| March 30, 2015

I’ve been working on this cabinet for a while for all of my hand tools, it’s 3/4 finished. I need a middle upper cabinet, and two door cabinets that open up to reveal yet more hand tools.

| March 12, 2015

Festool OF 1400 Router Circle Jig using Guide Stop modification

3D Cuttingboard

| January 16, 2015

I made this as a gift this Christmas.

Smartphone holder

| January 8, 2015

Another smartphone holder turned on the lathe, walnut with a thin maple lamination.

Weird planer shavings

| October 1, 2014

Is a 15″ planer supposed to produce tight little tube shavings?

My Lathe

| August 22, 2014

I wanted to take a better picture of my lathe. General 260, with fill block and 4″ risers. It also has a 60″ extension.

Cellphone base

| June 12, 2014

We received cellphones at work to replace out desk phones and landlines in an effort to save the country money so I have this little thing laying flat on my desk all day. I decided to take some scrap material and make a stand for it.

Wood Shrinkage

| March 1, 2014

Here’s a photo now in February of how much my walnut kitchen table has shrunk within the floating breadboard ends. Good thing they’re able to move around or the ends would have cracked the joint. I expect in the summer they will either come back or even expand past the end caps.