Monthly Archives: December 2010

A tenon saw and more sharpening fun…

Whenever I undertake a new woodworking project, I find myself needing to take breaks periodically due to spring steel withdrawal. Continue Reading →

Roughing the saw bench parts…

If you read my post on ripping one of my 6×8 oak beams in half  (here) then you may remember Continue Reading →

T.P.I. vs P.P.I.

If you’re like me and you find yourself falling further and further down the rabbit hole we call hand tool Continue Reading →

Review: Gramercy Tools Saw Handle Makers Rasp

I spent the whole day in the shop today with plans to finally install the leg vise on my Roubo bench, but before Continue Reading →

A Disston Mystery?

This past Saturday I woke at the crack of dawn to attend a local antique tool auction a couple of Continue Reading →

My Little Saw Museum…

Recently, in my never-ending hunt for antique spring steel, it seems I have developed a thing for early 19th century British saws….or Continue Reading →