Monthly Archives: February 2012
I need a turret lathe! And more tooling! I just love this video.
(Wallace & Gromit) Working on some Cocobolo, strange stuff. You can see the sparkles of silica in the grain but it planes more like cheese than a domestic hard wood. This smoother just whizzed through it but my other smoother … Continue reading
Yeah, it is over the top but Stanley used a thread (¼”x18) nobody uses anymore so I just have to keep it.
Having found a cap screw profile I like, I wanted to be able to repeat it for future planes. Since I don’t have CNC, that means template cutting. Here are the two templates I made and the results. These are … Continue reading
The grip isn’t quite finished – I’m going to let the BLO dry for a while and then top coat with varnish. But I felt like calling it done and testing so I did. I used shop made brass T-nuts … Continue reading