Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Big Rip…

So I’ve been in the shop every day this week moving from one side of the basement to the other Continue Reading →

A little Tillotson saw…

A few months ago in the early summer I found a guy on craigslist getting rid of a bunch of old Continue Reading →

Resawing by hand…

I often find myself needing to resaw large slabs of wood efficiently in my shop, and since I love my Continue Reading →

The mother load!

Just a quick note this morning before work…I wanted to pass along to everyone a most impressive project recently completed Continue Reading →

Lamb’s Tongue: The Verdict…

A few days ago I posted about a new way I tried making a lamb’s tongue on a traditional hand Continue Reading →

My vacation plans….

In addition to my rampant obsession with all things spring steel and beech, I have a burgeoning affinity for reclaimed Continue Reading →

Filing a Lamb’s Tongue…

So I recently acquired a nice old Disston #7 in need of a handle from one of my Woodnet connections (Thanks Dave!) Continue Reading →

Sharpening: An important lesson…

The most important lesson I have ever learned about sharpening saws, and about woodworking in general, came to me some Continue Reading →

Toolemera: New (Old) offerings from Fairham

I recently acquired two new books from the wonderful Toolemera Press. If you are not familiar with Gary Roberts, founder and Continue Reading →

Let’s make a saw….Finale (Part 4)

After much anticipation, the time has finally come to sharpen this little lady up and get her out on the Continue Reading →