Category Archives: Jigs, Appliances, and shop-made items

Things like bench hooks, vises, and whatnot.

Handles

Here are a couple more tools. This hammer and hand-ax aren’t near as exciting as my other finds. When found, they needed new handles to be serviceable. I took some Ash, split it into over-sized handle-shaped pieces, and used a … Continue reading

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A Different Type of Bench Hook

I was just looking over the content over at Sawdust and Woodchips and ran across this page about bench hooks. He shares a video featuring Roy Underhill (courtesy of Lie-Nielsen) about how to build a bench hook that puts the … Continue reading

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Dovetails on the Ugly Moxon

After spending more time than I’m proud of getting the layout for dovetails correct, and the further embarrassing amount of time spent scratching my head, spinning boards around trying to figure out which side was up, I’m putting the Ugly … Continue reading

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