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  0 Thread: Saw Making continuation
Post: RE: Saw Making continuation

That half back saw with maple burl is saw art!! Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,198 04-02-2022, 01:00 PM
  0 Thread: Skew Chisels
Post: RE: Skew Chisels

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (03-09-2022, 02:34 PM) -- Nicely done Ron. Is the primary use for dovetails? -- For cleaning the corners in half blinds. But skews are used in other ways as well. Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,609 03-10-2022, 12:18 PM
  0 Thread: Skew Chisels
Post: RE: Skew Chisels

Pedder Wrote: (03-08-2022, 03:28 PM) -- I Like that a lot! The handle lloks so comfortable -- Thanks for the kind comments guys, Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,609 03-09-2022, 08:04 AM
  0 Thread: Skew Chisels
Post: Skew Chisels

Pair of 3/8' wide, 18 degree skew chisels. Desert Ironwood handles, high carbon steel  and brass. Overall length 9 5/8'. These were for a gentleman that frequents this forum. Ron https://blog...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,609 03-07-2022, 01:39 PM
  0 Thread: Accoya Wood
Post: RE: Accoya Wood

Petertaylor Wrote: (10-12-2021, 08:15 PM) -- Watching a video of a storm window being built, the guy recommended Accoya for its long-term durability. That’s a new one for me. Have you used it?  —Pete...
Ron Brese Woodworking 2 638 10-13-2021, 06:44 AM
  0 Thread: What happened here?
Post: RE: What happened here?

Scott W Wrote: (09-20-2021, 07:11 PM) -- Was it a drop or weak steel? This is as found in that pile of chisels from that toolbox.  Looks like the steel has cracks maybe a 3/4 of inch from the ed...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,495 09-21-2021, 11:39 AM
  0 Thread: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles
Post: RE: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles

Thanks for the kind comments. Developing the process for creating chisels has been an interesting pursuit and is ongoing. Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 11 2,083 09-17-2021, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles
Post: RE: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles

Philip1231 Wrote: (09-13-2021, 03:40 PM) -- Beautiful! And yes, inquiring minds want to know: do you make paring chisels? -- I’ve not yet begun making paring chisels. That being said, it would be a...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 11 2,083 09-14-2021, 07:13 AM
  0 Thread: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles
Post: RE: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles

Hank Knight Wrote: (09-10-2021, 11:17 AM) -- Stunning, Ron! How do you bring yourself to hit those with a mallet? -- When I was testing these it did give me some pause when I was chop testing the e...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 11 2,083 09-10-2021, 11:30 AM
  0 Thread: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles
Post: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles

Received a request for two sizes of bench chisels 1/2” and 1”. African Blackwood handles. Ron https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-kYQ3zFKU6kU/YTtIuggeBCI/AAAAAAAADJg/K4NkjvniKvY37MFLZslo4s4yJHb_MuVZw...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 11 2,083 09-10-2021, 07:30 AM
  0 Thread: wet Olive wood
Post: RE: wet Olive wood

That’s one gorgeous saw. I’m glad you were able to save the olive. Certainly worth the effort. Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,141 06-22-2021, 07:05 AM
  0 Thread: Recently completed smoothing plane
Post: RE: Recently completed smoothing plane

Hank Knight Wrote: (05-12-2021, 01:14 PM) -- Beautiful, Ron, as always! -- Thanks for all the kind comments Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,220 05-13-2021, 09:37 PM
  0 Thread: Recently completed smoothing plane
Post: RE: Recently completed smoothing plane

Tapper Wrote: (05-11-2021, 02:57 PM) -- Beautiful piece of functional art! How thick is the iron? Doug -- It cleaned up at .210 off the surface grinder. Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,220 05-11-2021, 02:59 PM
  0 Thread: Recently completed smoothing plane
Post: RE: Recently completed smoothing plane

stav Wrote: (05-11-2021, 12:01 PM) -- Wow, absolutely amazing.   Curious on the resin infused part of the tote and knob.  What is that for?  Extra strength or something? -- Strength, stability a...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,220 05-11-2021, 02:49 PM
  0 Thread: Recently completed smoothing plane
Post: Recently completed smoothing plane

Winter Smoother. 8” long, 1.875 wide iron pitched at 50 degrees, resin infused curly maple tote and knob. https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-QOvGZbAK1-s/YJqhoB8DkmI/AAAAAAAADFU/7a8iESIAQnsRrmRyCjGqmFVWeK...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,220 05-11-2021, 10:40 AM
  0 Thread: Small Mortise chisels
Post: RE: Small Mortise chisels

Cian Wrote: (03-29-2021, 05:14 PM) -- Lovely. Great seeing you still active and making beautiful tools, Ron! -- Thanks Cian. I’m enjoying my shop time more than ever these days Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,314 03-29-2021, 09:03 PM
  0 Thread: Small Mortise chisels
Post: RE: Small Mortise chisels

mongo Wrote: (03-29-2021, 06:23 PM) -- Stunning chisels.  Having just made a significantly less pretty 1/32 detail chisel I am impressed with how nicely you got those to come out and heat treat.  Whi...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,314 03-29-2021, 09:00 PM
  0 Thread: Small Mortise chisels
Post: Small Mortise chisels

A set of three custom mortise chisels. The gentleman that requested these was quite specific about his needs. I was a bit worried about the 1/16” chisel remaining flat thru the heat treating process b...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,314 03-29-2021, 09:57 AM
  0 Thread: Truly Bizarre Craigslist Ad
Post: RE: Truly Bizarre Craigslist Ad

Philip1231 Wrote: (03-24-2021, 07:39 AM) -- (https://westernmass.craigslist.org/tls/d/springfield-drill-press-router-table/7293583330.html) -- This ranks right up there with “butt load of tools,”
Ron Brese Tool Swap N' Sell 6 1,317 03-24-2021, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: Bench Vise Rehab
Post: RE: Bench Vise Rehab

Philip1231 Wrote: (03-16-2021, 03:09 PM) -- I just love a good bench vise redo. Good on ya. --
Ron Brese Woodworking 16 2,283 03-21-2021, 07:17 AM

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