19 07, 2017

Refurbishing A Japanese Plane Adjusting Hammer – part 1

By | 2017-07-20T07:03:50+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Woodworking|0 Comments

I won this hammer on Ebay.  Only thing is the hammer head had a little rust on it and the handle easily slips out of the hammer head.  I spent a little time over the last two weekends working on making a new hammer handle from a small log of olive wood.

24 03, 2017

Interviewed By Chop With Chris

By | 2017-03-24T06:18:47+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Woodworking|0 Comments

Recently I was interviewed by Chris from the Youtube channel Chop with Chris.  I was lucky enough to meet Chris at the Atlanta Woodworkers Show in 2016. Chris makes project completely by hand, and usually starts a project by taking a trip into the woods for his materials.  Below is the video interview and a [...]

10 02, 2017

DIY Modular Rolling Storage

By | 2017-02-10T15:21:17+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Woodworking|0 Comments

I’m not sure how you are, but I know I really want to organize my garage area.  It kinda looks like an explosion of tools and projects happened and I make enough room for my wife to park her car in that explosion.  I know what I want to organize now, but not really sure [...]

28 01, 2017

Removing Rust From A Japanese Ryoba Nokogiri Hand Saw

By | 2017-01-28T20:59:19+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Woodworking|1 Comment

I’ve been looking for a Japanese ryoba nokogiri saw that I could practice sharpening Japanese handsaws on. I managed to win one on Ebay that was right around 30 dollars shipped. The blade had a bit of rust and some minor pitting, but wasn’t missing any teeth and was in OK condition. Also, at the [...]

18 12, 2016

DIY Magnetic Handsaw Cutting Guide

By | 2016-12-18T11:06:32+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Woodworking|0 Comments

Make a magnetic guide for your handsaw so you can easily make square cuts. The guide is made from scraps and inexpensive magnets, and takes only an hour or two. The principle is the same as the rip fence on a table saw. You’ve got a section the saw will ride on and one that keeps the fence 90 degrees to the material you’re cutting.