Tag Archives: woodworking

Saw Bench Update

I worked on the bench a little more last weekend and have already put it to work over the last few evenings for some small projects.  I have found it’s usefulness and it is a tool I know I won’t … Continue reading

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Prius House

Experimental house on a Prius from Australia. What an odd combination.  I like it indeed.  The short article is HERE. “It provided a stylish place to sleep at the Meredith Music Festival in Victoria earlier this month while his fellow … Continue reading

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Frame saws

Advertisement from 1913. These saws are an excellent and handy way to cross-cut large logs quickly.  the design is over 2,500 years old solving the problem of keeping a stiff blade with a minimum amount of metal.  This style come … Continue reading

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Cobbler’s Workbenches

I have come across these little benches for quite some time and I find them fascinating. I even started a folder in my image library for them.  A quick search around the web finds many of these in auction houses, … Continue reading

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Tool Caddy

From Affine Creations: “Rooted in my love of Mathematics and geometric simplicity, I create visually strikingly pieces of wood art that are also household items.” Beautiful work.  I love the detail in the finger joints.  You can find more of … Continue reading

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Cobblers

Originally posted on Shavings:
Cobblers This letter was sent to me by an old friend. Hi, Gary! May I give you a story, as promised? The story is told that if you were a young person in medieval France embarking…

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Documenting a Foot-Powered Treadle Lathe

From the YouTube channel, Chop With Chris where he does “amazing woodworking projects with no power tools.”  At last count, he has 19 “how to” videos available and a slew of other good things on his YouTube channel. From his … Continue reading

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