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  0 Thread: DC 09 chairs
Post: RE: DC 09 chairs

I like Derek's work shown here because it looks like it belongs in a contemporary setting instead of grandma's parlor.  Along with that, it is expertly crafted. Edit: ...and nicely photographed for ...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 26 1,263 06-04-2024, 09:31 AM
  0 Thread: Old Atkins Saw in action
Post: RE: Old Atkins Saw in action

Living just a handfull of miles from the site of the Atkins factory (now the Indy post office); I have a few of their saws, and agree that, to me, they are marginally better than Disstons.  This comme...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 6 523 05-22-2024, 10:56 AM
  0 Thread: Interesting counterpoint on Titebond (I) vs. Hide Glue
Post: RE: Interesting counterpoint on Titebond (I) vs. H...

Do you have your finger calluses yet?
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 16 2,211 05-14-2024, 08:38 AM
  0 Thread: Whatever happened to Derek?
Post: RE: Whatever happened to Derek?

Stwood_ Wrote: (04-29-2024, 12:06 AM) -- I believe he gave up on this place. Lack of traffic and posts, and software that needs fixed badly. -- Undoubtedly true, but this is still a good place to s...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 33 3,479 04-29-2024, 08:52 AM
  0 Thread: Stanley #8 Blades & Tote Question
Post: RE: Stanley #8 Blades & Tote Question

Is a No. 8 tote different from a No. 6 or 7? I have made totes, but they are not "easy" to make and require a long bit for the bore, and a rounded rasp for shaping. Personally I would recommend jus...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,281 04-07-2024, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: All you might want to know about sole "flatness"
Post: RE: All you might want to know about sole "flatnes...

Cast iron planes vary a great deal in flatness: a given.  In the old days, fresh cast iron castings reportedly were stored for a period of time outdoors at the Stanley Toolworks so that the castings c...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 52 4,120 03-25-2024, 04:14 PM
  0 Thread: Small Boxes
Post: RE: Small Boxes

Excellent work and those tools deserve that resting place.  Reminds me of my own and I would be proud to have yours in my shop along side them.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 5 763 03-22-2024, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: Daryl Weir saws
Post: RE: Daryl Weir saws

Daryl: Thanks for stopping by and giving the update.  What you taught me has served very well.  I take care of anything in my till up to about 18 tpi, thanks to your great instruction and lots of p...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,288 03-20-2024, 01:42 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
Post: RE: Cute router plane from Aliexpress

Aldi chisels redux?
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 24 3,147 03-10-2024, 09:40 AM
  0 Thread: Has anyone here done curved boxes?
Post: RE: Has anyone here done curved boxes?

Since there are no corners there are no dovetails.  If you have a bandsaw, they are fun to make, and my girls loved them.  Just Google: bandsaw boxes.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 6 785 02-29-2024, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: Daryl Weir saws
Post: RE: Daryl Weir saws

AHill Wrote: (02-29-2024, 09:10 AM) -- He sell parts and offers sharpening services, but he's no longer making saws according to his website.  I recommend contacting him directly, since he stopped ta...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,288 02-29-2024, 09:43 AM
  0 Thread: Daryl Weir saws
Post: Daryl Weir saws

Is Daryl Weir still in the saw business?  Do you have contact info for him?
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,288 02-29-2024, 08:35 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting tenons quickly and safely
Post: RE: Cutting tenons quickly and safely

barryvabeach Wrote: (02-13-2024, 08:08 PM) -- Mike,  if you have a mortising machine, use that for the mortise,  I don't so I use a chisel.  If  the tenons will all be the same width, it will take ab...
Mike Brady Woodworking 16 2,024 02-14-2024, 05:08 PM
  0 Thread: Has anyone here done curved boxes?
Post: RE: Has anyone here done curved boxes?

Bandsaw boxes are very curvy.  I made three for gifts this year....I know....wrong forum!
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 6 785 02-13-2024, 02:37 PM
  0 Thread: Cutting tenons quickly and safely
Post: Cutting tenons quickly and safely

I recently have been making a dressing bench for use at the foot of a bed  There are 12 mortise and tenon joints needed.  I don't use much machinery in my woodworking, but I do have a table saw and a ...
Mike Brady Woodworking 16 2,024 02-13-2024, 02:02 PM
  0 Thread: My Dutch Tool Chest
Post: RE: My Dutch Tool Chest

Great job, Brian.  Your photos bring back memories from about 10+ years ago... Even the color you chose.  This chest has been invaluable.  I put a furniture dolly beneath it for ease of movement aroun...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,498 02-12-2024, 04:07 PM
  0 Thread: One of those Anarchist's Bar Stools
Post: RE: One of those Anarchist's Bar Stools

C. in Indy Wrote: (02-12-2024, 12:53 PM) -- Thank you all! Here's a couple of extra pictures in the kitchen.  The missus is actually starting to like the foot rung(s) after all. Some months ago...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 7 946 02-12-2024, 02:51 PM
  0 Thread: The Depths to which Pop Woodworking has Sunk
Post: RE: The Depths to which Pop Woodworking has Sunk

Next month is their extensive test of vintage Aldi chisels....
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 34 4,391 02-12-2024, 02:46 PM
  0 Thread: Blue Spruce Toolworks
Post: Blue Spruce Toolworks

Is Dave Jeske still part of Blue Spruce in their affiliation with Woodpeckers?
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 1 578 01-20-2024, 10:38 AM
  0 Thread: Should I buy this?
Post: RE: Should I buy this?

Stwood_ Wrote: (01-16-2024, 03:51 PM) -- Well, look who tripped and fell back in here! https://forums.woodnet.net/images/graemlins/yellowbiggrin.gif You still doing saw parts and such? -- Just look...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 19 2,526 01-17-2024, 09:30 AM

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