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  0 Thread: Small Mortise chisels
Post: RE: Small Mortise chisels

(03-29-2021, 05:14 PM)Cian Wrote: 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 12 979 03-29-2021, 09:03 PM
  0 Thread: Small Mortise chisels
Post: RE: Small Mortise chisels

(03-29-2021, 06:23 PM)mongo Wrote: 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.  Which ...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 12 979 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 12 979 03-29-2021, 09:57 AM
  0 Thread: Truly Bizarre Craigslist Ad
Post: RE: Truly Bizarre Craigslist Ad

(03-24-2021, 07:39 AM)Philip1231 Wrote: This ranks right up there with “butt load of tools,”
Ron Brese Tool Swap N' Sell 6 846 03-24-2021, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: Bench Vise Rehab
Post: RE: Bench Vise Rehab

(03-16-2021, 03:09 PM)Philip1231 Wrote: I just love a good bench vise redo. Good on ya.
Ron Brese Woodworking 16 1,072 03-21-2021, 07:17 AM
  0 Thread: Spoons, Spoons, Spoons
Post: RE: Spoons, Spoons, Spoons

Those are some nice spoons, Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 15 1,425 02-15-2021, 04:42 PM
  0 Thread: Pair of Skew Chisels
Post: Pair of Skew Chisels

A pair of 1/4" 18 degree skew chisels just completed. Handle wood is African Blackwood.  I wasn't really set up to make skews as of yet but I had a request and wanted a pair for myself as well so I w...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 6 864 01-20-2021, 04:50 PM
  0 Thread: Pandemic Chairs
Post: RE: Pandemic Chairs

(01-09-2021, 05:24 PM)Tom Wiarda Wrote: I had more time than usual in my shop last year due to the shutdowns. The grandkids we usually look after several days a week stayed home for several months. ...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,069 01-13-2021, 03:53 PM
  0 Thread: Assorted chisels
Post: RE: Assorted chisels

(12-30-2020, 04:43 PM)Ron Brese Wrote: 3/16" and 5/16" are SOLD. 1/4' with olive is still available, second from left in pic. Ron
Ron Brese Tool Swap N' Sell 2 763 12-31-2020, 02:15 PM
  0 Thread: Assorted chisels
Post: RE: Assorted chisels

(12-30-2020, 04:43 PM)Ron Brese Wrote: 1/4" wide olive chisel, 3rd from right in the pic has sold. Ron
Ron Brese Tool Swap N' Sell 2 763 12-31-2020, 01:17 PM
  0 Thread: Assorted chisels
Post: Assorted chisels

These are some assorted chisels that I've accumulated over the years. The one on the extreme left is a Czeck Edge chisel 5/16 wide. The one on the extreme right is also a Czeck Edge chisel, 3/16" wid...
Ron Brese Tool Swap N' Sell 2 763 12-30-2020, 04:43 PM
  0 Thread: 1/8" chisels
Post: RE: 1/8" chisels

(12-18-2020, 11:48 AM)TomFromStLouis Wrote: I use my 1/8" chisel often though it challenges my hand held honing routine. I Found the Kell Jig to be helpful after a bit of fiddling to get it mounted...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 11 1,521 12-18-2020, 12:13 PM
  0 Thread: 1/8" chisels
Post: 1/8" chisels

When I started making the small dovetail chisels I did not have the ability to make a chisel as small as 1/8", however I had several request for this size so I started thinking about how to make this ...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 11 1,521 12-18-2020, 11:00 AM
  0 Thread: Hello from the Weaned Pup - RyanC
Post: RE: Hello from the Weaned Pup - RyanC

For a couple years Ryan would come to visit us for a week at at time. Usually about twice a year. He worked with me in the shop. The only person I've known that could text and run a milling machine at...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 22 2,638 12-13-2020, 02:58 PM
  0 Thread: Three-sided stools
Post: RE: Three-sided stools

Very nice. Differing heights on the cross stretchers is a great idea. Much improved photography is nice as well. Ron
Ron Brese Woodworking 23 2,129 11-08-2020, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: Cracks in old chisels
Post: RE: Cracks in old chisels

(10-29-2020, 06:36 AM)Blacky Wrote: One of the young guys here at work has expressed an interest in wood working and I decided to help him out by restoring a set of old chisels for him. God knows I ...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 6 1,206 11-01-2020, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: More about planing end grain
Post: RE: More about planing end grain

(11-01-2020, 07:51 AM)wmickley Wrote: Are we to suppose that you cannot tell the difference between planing end grain with a 45 degree plane and a 55 degree plane? Didn't say that Warren, just that...
Ron Brese Woodworking Hand Tools 23 3,386 11-01-2020, 09:13 AM
  0 Thread: More Awl turning
Post: RE: More Awl turning

The shank of the blade is a close tolerance fit inside the ferrule and the awl cap. There is a 6-32 set screw whose tip engages a notch that is milled into the shank. Once the set screw is tightened t...
Ron Brese Woodturning 8 1,882 11-01-2020, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: More Awl turning
Post: More Awl turning

Turned another batch of awls recently. I don't consider myself a great turner and I am certainly unorthodox in my methods. However I turn a lot of what I turn awls, chisel handles, plane knobs, etc. ...
Ron Brese Woodturning 8 1,882 10-31-2020, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: KOKOPELLI
Post: RE: KOKOPELLI

I like everything about this piece Ron
Ron Brese Woodturning 13 1,980 10-31-2020, 07:42 AM

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