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Spoons and bowls for sale

Maureen has been finishing stuff lately and posting them on her etsy site, https://www.etsy.com/shop/MaureensFiberArts and she got me poking around my spoon basket. I haven’t had much time for spoon carving, but have a few I’ve finished in the past month or so. If you would like to pick any …

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Fences, Depth Stops, Moving Fillister Planes, Etc.

A dedicated moulding plane makes a single moulding profile. These planes will make one profile at one angle, one location, and one orientation. Dedicated planes will have a fence and a depth stop. These two features make the plane apparently simple to use. The fence and depth stop also limit …

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The great axe fundraiser – Robin Wood

For the last five years we have been making tools from home. The garage is stacked to the ceiling with stock. The woodshed is full of axes being oiled up and the front room has been turned into a leather workshop. People want more tools but we just don’t have …

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Videos: Build A Bench With Our Hardware

Image courtesy of Lost Art Press We’re often asked if we’ll ever offer a bench building video, or complete videos on how to install our vises. And the answer is, not anytime soon. You may be wondering if this is shortsightedness on our part, lack of interest, or that we’re …

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Scruffy Dovetails – Richard Rants (Video)

This is a short extract from our Hall Table Build. For the context – read below. I was in the process of cutting tenons, and at this point deliberately aiming at a joint that was too tight. We would then show the process of truing the fit. Not to sound …

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Perch Stool Part 3: Carving the Seat

The audio is a bit low for the first 20 minutes as I review questions from last week, it gets much louder after that Digging out a Hole for your Butt I’ve discovered that this Perch seat is unlike the other Windsor seats I have carved in that I really …

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Antique Food. Really. | The Furniture Record

For me, one of the highlights of the auction season is the Country Store Auction in Mebane, NC. Not much in the way of furniture but tons of interesting stuff. The focus of the auction is things found in a country store, the merchandise found there-in and advertising of all …

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Deadman With a Tale | Rainford Restorations

In building my workbench I also built a simple traditional deadman to help support long boards at the bench. Workbench Deadman This simple to build workbench accessory is as a great addition to any bench with a tail vise. Bill demonstrating the use of his deadman If you’d like to …

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Quick Cabinet Drawers – The Down to Earth Woodworker

Looking for a new way to construct cabinet drawers for a project? In this video series by The Down to Earth Woodworker, Steve Johnson, you’ll learn his process for building drawer boxes, mounting drawer slides, and more. Take a look at the first video below and then get started on …

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