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Hinges, good ones are hard to find

I am making a Paul Sellers Tool Chest and was in need of some hinges for the lid.  Heading down to the local hardware store I found some basic stanley hinges.  226 more words

No cap iron

So people call the part that screws onto the back of the cutting blade of a plane either a chipbreaker or cap iron, and Paul Sellers… 124 more words

Winding Sticks #2 - Rough work

Many moons ago, my wife and I bought the house we live in now, from the estate of my great-aunt. It is a house that I have known all my life, although the old girl probably wouldn’t recognise it now. 279 more words



I have a lot of mortises to cut for the bunk bed I’m making for my son. Four of the mortise’s will hold the metal hooks of the bed springs and don’t have to be a perfect size. 193 more words

Bob Rozaieski

Joiners Mallet

A little while ago a friend popped in with some presents for me – three logs. One of apple, one of ash and a smaller one of acacia (myrtle). 256 more words


Sharpening #2

In my last post, I linked to a Paul Sellers video about recutting saw teeth. Near the end of the video he can be seen using a set of saw chocks, to clamp the saw plate at an easier height for working. 198 more words


Re-cutting saw teeth

One of the hand saws that I bought from eBay was an old Disston rip cut saw. It arrived in pretty poor shape, but I hadn’t really paid anything for it, not much more than the postage really. 267 more words