I kind of stumbled on this method by accident.I haven’t tested it on hardwood but your big box soft wood lumber works perfectly.. Tools needed. Stanley No. 95 or equivalent (veritas or LN)Block plane or smoothing plane set for thin shavin...
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I hadn’t planed on making a new vise this weekend. It all started when a friend called and said his dad had a broken down craftsman radial arm saw. He had asked if I wanted it because he was going to haul it off to the dump, of course my res...
Short entry here. I scraped the majority of the bark off with a draw knife and let it continue to dry some more. Now I’ve moved on to the spoke shave and smoothed it all out.. I also used my belt sander to smooth the edges around t...
When i mentioned to my brother that i needed him to cut stuff with his chainsaw he came right over.. Keep in mind this wood is very very green. I sealed the endgrain to prevent checking.I used a draw knife to strip the bark off two thirds of t...
The other day I was driving home and noticed a neighbor had cut back a tree and had some limbs at the curb. I see this fairy often and very rarely stop to grab anything in it’s raw state. I have a very limited space and have no means to resa...