Monthly Archives: September 2012

The teeter totter wedgie

Bet this looks different, I’m trying to apply Stanley block plane features to wedged mitres. Metal block planes do a good job of holding the blade in place and have pretty sweet ergonomics. The models that have a bulbous cap fit nicely in the … Continue reading

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The Low Spark of High Speed Grinders

(Traffic) Being lazy, I like to use a grinder to prep cutting edges. Works great until I try to grind off that last little bit. Being somewhat inept, I invariably burn a corner. So I tried this: turn off the grinder! … Continue reading

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