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  0 Thread: The Woodworking Show -- Indy
Post: RE: The Woodworking Show -- Indy

Thanks, Mike The last couple of times I went, I only bought pen-turning blanks.   I also enrolled in the Int'l Wood Collectors Society.  Their magazine can be a little dry, but there's usually some...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 11 554 01-30-2023, 07:55 AM
  0 Thread: Gift boxes
Post: RE: Gift boxes

Beautiful job,  Mike! And I recognize little bits of that same wood from the dovetail guides you've gifted. I sent you a PM just now on things coming up. - Chris
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 9 778 01-17-2023, 08:01 AM
  0 Thread: Grobet, Frankincense, and Myrrh
Post: RE: Grobet, Frankincense, and Myrrh

It actually works very well at pin-removal -- the plunge action (squeezing the plier handles) drives the pin out of the bracelet, into a small gap in the bearing surface of the hand tool.    I'm not s...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 5 583 12-13-2022, 11:45 AM
  0 Thread: Grobet, Frankincense, and Myrrh
Post: RE: Grobet, Frankincense, and Myrrh

Oops!   That's what I get for plagiarizing a picture from the web. Now I'm showing my own picture, where the Grobet name is visible on the tool, and where the work item is a cheaper Citizen bracele...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 5 583 12-13-2022, 06:55 AM
  0 Thread: Grobet, Frankincense, and Myrrh
Post: Grobet, Frankincense, and Myrrh

(Seasons) Greetings, I haven't posted hand tool projects lately... most of my woodworking has been very utilitarian recently.   Other hobbies also are competing with hand tools. I remember that ...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 5 583 12-12-2022, 12:39 PM
  0 Thread: Paring chisels
Post: RE: Paring chisels

Yep,  those are corkers!     Very striking!
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 20 1,526 12-09-2022, 08:22 AM
  0 Thread: Banjo Man
Post: RE: Banjo Man

Timberwolf Wrote: (09-11-2022, 09:12 AM) -- You may find this interesting...I did.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgpSzWLY49k -- I read a book about banjos 2-3 years ago, and I even built an...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 6 569 09-13-2022, 08:05 AM
  0 Thread: Pretty sure that Field of Dreams farmer used an Atkins saw
Post: RE: Pretty sure that Field of Dreams farmer used a...

Yes,   all in good fun! I'll bet even the 1989 2x12's  were better wood than what is selling today   :)
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 8 925 08-19-2022, 02:01 PM
  0 Thread: Pretty sure that Field of Dreams farmer used an Atkins saw
Post: Pretty sure that Field of Dreams farmer used an At...

Yeah,  it was hard to snap this picture,  but I'm pretty sure this is an  Atkins panel-size saw from the post-1940s era: Happy woodworking!
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 8 925 08-12-2022, 08:02 AM
  0 Thread: New offering for a Disston No. 9 (backsaw)
Post: New offering for a Disston No. 9 (backsaw)

I've been on a Bad Axe mailing list for 10 years,  but I don't hear about them on this forum much. Here's their newest released product: http://www.badaxetoolworks.com/14-inch-No9-tenon-back-saw.p...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 3 668 08-10-2022, 07:38 AM
  0 Thread: Even better than a spring-drive Lathe... spokeshave and block plane
Post: Even better than a spring-drive Lathe... spokeshav...

What can I say?    It's sentimental:  this broom was bought right before I got my first house.    Years later, the hollow metal "stick" broke off, flush with the brush head. I thought a wood adapte...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 2 671 08-05-2022, 06:51 AM
  0 Thread: Recent guitar resto-mod w. Hand tool choices
Post: Recent guitar resto-mod w. Hand tool choices

I met up with one of the local Forum guys today, and we talked about guitars a bit.   I did my first "luthier project" this year, concentrating on hand tools wherever possible -- I didn't use a powere...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 2 525 07-23-2022, 08:50 PM
  0 Thread: Something to build with
Post: RE: Something to build with

Viking tool chest?   Who'd carry one of those?   :)      Me....
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 20 1,458 07-06-2022, 08:52 AM
  0 Thread: My some what new K8C
Post: RE: My some what new K8C

Nice!!! I've only ever found 2 No. 8 sizes in the wild.   I got both, for $5 each, at a Flea Market, maybe 5-7 years ago.   I've since moved both along, but what a memory.
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,065 07-01-2022, 05:38 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

I used to have an instruction sheet from ECE Emmerich (German premium wood plane maker).    They use fairly thick blades, and they had stated that a concave grind on the bevel wasn't preferred. I m...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 152 11,615 06-22-2022, 07:09 AM
  0 Thread: cutting a curved rebate
Post: RE: cutting a curved rebate

With regard to the curved edge/wall defined by a Cutting Gage; I've had need to "fix" some guitar binding / purfling lately.   I have made a fence-addition to work with my Veritas string-inlay cutt...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 11 1,868 05-16-2022, 07:22 AM
  0 Thread: One man's trash, another man's trophy (case)
Post: RE: One man's trash, another man's trophy (case)

Here we go.... Before & after on this last tool chest: Also, the Veritas cutting gage,  really it's worth a paean !  I think I'd done so before. This week, the new mystery attachment ...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 17 2,857 04-13-2022, 03:11 PM
  0 Thread: One man's trash, another man's trophy (case)
Post: RE: One man's trash, another man's trophy (case)

It's almost done,  and I've had to leave on "a tangent" job.    I'll get back another time on what that shop-built tool is for!
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 17 2,857 04-11-2022, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: One man's trash, another man's trophy (case)
Post: RE: One man's trash, another man's trophy (case)

Next up,   the shortening of the drawers had left the long drawers with off-target knob holes.   I wanted to plug those. I have a drilling jig I made about 10 years ago for jobs like this.  It supp...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 17 2,857 04-09-2022, 02:51 PM
  0 Thread: One man's trash, another man's trophy (case)
Post: RE: One man's trash, another man's trophy (case)

After some insomnia gave me extra time outside of work hours...  All 8 drawers are glued up.   The bottom drawer needs case-work on its support runners (soon).   The brand-new upper left drawer has be...
C. in Indy Woodworking Hand Tools 17 2,857 04-07-2022, 05:10 PM

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