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Made a few quick tools while working on my shop setup. Kind of thinking I may start to build a guitar soon, so I made some things I might or might not need. Hand held riving froe from mild steel … Continue reading
Made a marking knife today out of an old reciprocating hack saw blade, a brass tube and a piece of scrap paduk. I tried a different version bolting a handle on but that saw blade was so hard I couldn’t drill through it. I heated the metal till cherry red and tried several times with quality bits. So I changed course and went for the tang inserted into the handle. The blade looks blued in the pic, which must be the lighting, it’s polished to a decent mirror finish. Good practice on the lathe for all those chisels I want to re-handle.