Tag Archives: craftsmanship


Originally posted on wesleyworkswithwood:
Time to get some sharpening done. My geek side gets interested in sharpening, and I want to experiment with different methods. Currently I’m using a sheet abrasive system. The abrasive sheets I purchased from Tools for…

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A Master at Work

It is awe-inspiring to see a master of anything at work, making their creation seem almost effortless.  Many thousands of hours, or even thousands of days, really show at a high level of work.  This isn’t to say that repetitive … Continue reading

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Lister’s Workbench 1889

Nice and sturdy bench and clamp set-up.  From an article in Work magazine July 22, 1889.

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Butcher block counter top.

Originally posted on Woodworker Network:
“If you remain insensitive to the individual characteristics of the material you are working with and cut regardless to a predetermined, exact measurement, then the finished piece will lack a certain wholeness and be little…

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An Engineering Marvel; Tiny House Truck

That transforms into a modernist castle. As usual, Lloyd Kahn always finds the good stuff to post when it comes to unique Shelter.  The Tiny House Truck is built on an old flatbed and is a true marvel of engineering … Continue reading

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How About Some Lovely Cod Liver Oil?

The second two claims are informative; “It is almost as palatable as milk” and “It does not nauseate or produce loathing for food…”  This makes one wonder how bad the other healthy oils were.

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Know your tools; planes circa 1912

A reference for understanding woodworking planes. Much thought has gone into the evolution of the modern Stanley plane.

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