Monthly Archives: March 2011
Tool tote finished!
Finished the last coat of poly on the tool tote. Made four tills; one for saws, one for chisels, rasps, rules, etc. and two lower for mallets and planes. Tills were constructed with dovetails and are made of oak (white … Continue reading
Finally a solid workbench!
I’ve finally finished my winterlong workbench. Well, almost; while assembling the chain for the twin-screw vise the link used to join the chain went flying across my shop into a deep pile of sawdust behind a shelf, never to be … Continue reading
In keeping with my selfish “for me” projects I’ve been working on all winter, I finished the carcass of my new tool tote. It’s purpose is to hold the hand tools I need while working at the workbench, while helping … Continue reading
The winterlong workbench project
So I decided earlier this winter that I finally needed a real, solid workbench to take my hand-tool skills to the level. Trying to saw, plane and mortise without an adequate way to hold the wood is not only inefficient, … Continue reading