Madts

Madts

Madts

774 posts, 21 followers and following 38
May 2014    Houston Texas via Denmark.

Bed side table

Not too long ago I made a pair of tables for a bedroom upstairs. Last week I wanted to post it as a creation. That I did yesterday. The reason for the delay, is that the table and I could not agree on the speed we should go down the stairs. ...

Viking clamps.

I was in Denmark for 14 days in Oct. for my sons Masters graduation. During that time I took time out to visit Mads. His shop is like a museum. There is stuff everywhere, some of it old, some of it new, but made from old ideas. I have made...

My work bench #4: New (old) vice.

The other day I was asked by my wife to take some stuff to her church sale. i did as asked. When I got there somebody had left this thing at the door. I snagged it. The vice is a Colombian D44. It also swivels. Nice vice. When I got home I...

My work bench #3: Moving leg vice

I am left handed so I had to install the vice at the wrong end of the table, because I had no lights in the garage. Since then I have install lights. Also the all-thread was showing signs of binding. All-thread does not like to be used for this...

My work bench #2: Hold downs.

After I got my new Exterior door for the lid of the bench I needed to enable some hold-downs. Since the top is made from particle board 1.75" thick the compression type that cost $ 100 each would not work, I do not think. Therefore I came up...

My work bench #1: Leg vice.

This is a blog of making a bench on the cheep. Remodeling the house I had some left over old doors 4×4 and other stuff. this was made into a work bench. I have posted some of this before as creations. ...

Bois D'arc #1: Bois D'arc (Osage Orange)

In a previous post I showed some logs that were given to me. https://woodworkingweb.com/creations/2765-free-bois-d-arc-osage-orange. I finally got around to do something with one of them. Splitting the big beast. Now we are starting to...

Making a knife sharp again.

I made this knife some time ago from a HHS. saw blade. This little knife has never performed. I just could not get it sharp. After reading up on it I found the solution. I took the rope off of it and heated up the business end of it too a...

Wooden Games #1: Get Me Out

I am starting a series about wooden games. Some made by me, some by others, some copied and other. These are for the young the old and the other. First is a Game I posted before on the other site but I think needs a rebirth. It is called “Get...

My favorite tool.

This is now my favorite Tool This is my latest invention. It is called the “Aggie Dead Blow Hammer”. For those of you who do not know what an Aggie is I will enlighten you. An Aggie is a person who goes to or has gone to Texas A and M. These...