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Polish dividing head

workplace purchase from recent auction at local metal work da Tory that went out of business, Ramsey Machine Works. No keen competition on the bidding on this item, I think we got it’d for 175 bucks. 152 more words


Vintage shaper

Got this beauty for scrap metal prices. It’s old, how old? I don’t know but I would guess early 20th century. It’s a little rusty but everything moves and I think I can get some flat belts, a sturdy electric motor and have it running. 28 more words


Knifemaking: embracing your journey and the Spark

Watch my back and light my way 
Watch over all of those born St. Christopher’s Day”

James Taylor- “My Traveling Star”

St. Christopher is known to be the patron saint of travelers.   484 more words


Cake Knife Tessellates Cake

Rectangles? Squares? Pie slices? Who says dessert has to come in that shape? Why not triangles, circles, or even hexagons? Master of all things woodworking decided to solve this problem, and delved into a… 131 more words

Cooking Hacks

Peerless Power Hacksaw

I finished up the Peerless power hacksaw.  At the end of the last post, I had it running but the electrical wiring wasn’t completed.  There’s a limit switch in the saw that is supposed to turn the saw off when it finishes cutting.  897 more words


Just driftwood?

I like a bit of beach combing, surveying the flotsam and jetsam that over time washes up on the shore and wedges between the big rocks of the northern breakwater. 442 more words


300 Miles for a Hacksaw

Chris and I took a 300 mile trip over to Louisiana to buy a hacksaw last weekend.  There were a few other stops along the way of course.  476 more words