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Day two of hand plane making with Jeff Miller

I started day two with the plane needing shaping and squaring up, I thought. After laying the basic shape out on the plane I went over to the bandsaw and roughed it out. The shaping of the plane took some … Continue reading

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Day one of hand plane making with Jeff Miller

Today was day one on making a wooden hand plane with Jeff Miller. I had signed up for the class a few months ago, but had to cancel because of some personal issues going on at the time. Jeff was … Continue reading

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Hand Tools with Jeff Miller

The past two Saturdays I’ve taken classes with Jeff Miller in his shop in the city. The classes covered hand tools, the first class covered how to sharpen planes and chisels and how to maintain and care for them. We … Continue reading

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The Awaited Table saw

From the first time I saw the Powermatic 66 table saw I was drawn to it by its massive stout cabinet, as I walked up closer, the mirror finished blanchard ground top, the silky smooth height and angle crank adjustments … Continue reading

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Cutting Boards

This morning I got down into the shop early. I needed to get a good amount of work done on the projects I’m working on, some cutting boards. A couple regular cutting boards and a couple end grain style cutting … Continue reading

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My Jounery Back Into Woodworking

There was a time in the past I was involved in woodworking to the point I lived to get in my basement workshop. When the time came for my first big tool purchase, I purchased a Delta contractor saw at … Continue reading

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