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Sharpening An Axe

So after watching a youtube video, reading up on sharpening from a book and using the basic knowledge that I have I finally got round to cleaning up this hatchet 😊 (before) (after) All in all it went quite well and it’s nice to see the...

The Woodwright's Shop Review #1: Can you handle this axe? (Season 2, episode 1)

The following article is a commentary written by Stumpy Nubs which includes his description of the episode, thoughts and additional content. Only the phrases within quotation marks are the exact words of Roy Underhill. For more episodes,...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Bo Peep

This interview, with Bo Peep, is from April 2016 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? My interest in woodworking began about a year into me volunteering at my local country park. I had gone...

MAKING A WOODEN GEARED CLOCK #2: DAY 2 - THE FRAME

2nd Todays Work Materials were prepared for the frame cutouts. The 18mm (a little less than3/4") birch this time. There wasn’t enough space to cut the half platters so the table saw was used as a work table to cut off what I needed with my saber...

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...

And So It Begins....

I’m now equipped with a couple of axes and a woodcarving book to add to my toolkit :) Can’t wait to get started!!

MAKING A WOODEN GEARED CLOCK #6: Recutting The Escapement Wheel and Making a Sanding Jig - Day 6

Cutting a new escapement wheel A couple of teeth on my first escapement wheel chipped on the back side and I had to recut it. I made a replacement using a different cutting technique that preserves the fragile tips of the teeth and I also used...

The Captive Hinge Pin

The captive hinge pin is an interesting way of hiding a hinge on the top of a band saw box. I use a hardwood axel peg for the pin. Hobby stores sell them for making wooden cars & trucks. Once the perimeter of the box blank has been...

Clamp Storage Design Challenge #2: And the Winners Are ...

Every woodworker needs a serious clamp storage. Why not design it yourself? I’m happy to say that many of you decided to share your own clamp storage ideas. They will be here to stay for a long time. Folks from 360 WoodWorking had...

WoodworkingWeb Awards - Glorious Grain #3: And the Winners Are ...

Our very first Awards are behind us and I think that they were pretty successful. You submitted 12 beautiful entries. Thank you all for submitting as well as voting for your favorite creations. Here are the winning creations Winner ...