My six year old son Nelson and I completed his project yesterday after my wood class with Rob- (...Read More
Month: February 2011
I had a great class this morning with Dave from Oakville. We chatted about design philosophy and sharpening routines, from hand planes and back to workbench design.
We managed to make some shavings after some sharpening techniques, a bit of sawing and again it was tool talk. A very fine class you might say. So, what could make a good class better? Dave brought along 4 of his wooden bodied Clark and Williams hand planes.Read More
38 days of winter to go ?
c’mon, that’s nothing.
we’ve got it licked- spring’ll be here before you know it…
just-a-saunterin’ back through the inner city slumber … sure i get it,
some mornings feel like those halloween eyes and cracker jacks winkin’~Read More
This is an article by Mark Harrell posted on the Bad Axe Tool Works website. I thought it worth while to re-print it here ( with Marks permission ) because it answers a whole slew of questions on hand saw decisions, sharpening techniques and terminologies.Read More