Category Archives: Tools
Custom 3D Printed Parts
I’m getting better at designing things I need on the 3D printer in Fusion 360. I bought this popular model of a sawblade holder and they come with a large protruding knob that also sticks out the back so stacking … Continue reading
A while ago I bought a chisel for delicate paring of wood that I saw other woodworkers use. I have a hood set of Veritas PMV-11 type so this was just to see how an authentic Japanese chisel would compare. … Continue reading
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
Here’s something I’ve wanted to do for a while, take a close up picture of a plane blade before and after sharpening. It’s not perfect but the second picture with the microbevel is sharper than it was before.
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.
Shortening tablesaw rails
I bought shorter 32” rails for my tablesaw to replace my current 52” ones for my new smaller shop space. The generic brand didn’t fit my old fence which wanted the square tubing ¼” wider that was on my original … Continue reading
Review Unboxing – Dewalt Tough System Workshop Racking System DWST08270
This is a short unboxing and review of the DEWALT DWST08260 / DWST08270 Tough System Workshop Racking System.
Stanley #113 compass plane
This is the best looking Stanley #113 compass plane I’ve seen. This particular one is a type #2 from 1880-1891 and it moves like butter. Nothing stiff or corroded like it was out of the box.
Shop made Festool Kapex crown stops
I made my version of the crown stops available as an accessory for my mitre saw. They were way too expensive so I made my own. I didn’t make them for holding crown moulding, I made them because I wanted … Continue reading
Kapex mitre saw small parts clamp platform
I made an improvement to my mitre saw. The clamp that comes with the saw is too far away from the blade and I sometimes have to cut small parts that won’t reach the clamp. There’s no way I’m holding … Continue reading