Thursday, December 27, 2018

It’s been a long time since I last posted, so I thought it would be a good time to catch everyone up with what has been happening. And there’s definitely been a lot happening!

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Monday, June 4, 2018

My girlfriend, Janie, is also a furniture maker, and until her recent relocation to new premises she shared shop space in a large workshop with several other craftspeople. One of them was a bladesmith, and he had an old woodworking bench that he wanted to clear out

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

I wrote in a previous post that the favourite hand plane I own is my Rapier 3 plough plane, made by the Anglo Scottish Corporation in Gateshead, England, and based on the Record 043 plough plane.

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

I’ve been doing a lot of dovetails recently, and although I’m happy with the technique I use for making them, I’ve never been happy with the tools I’ve used. Or, more specifically, the coping saw I use to cut out the waste.

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