Picked up an old spokeshave for a couple bucks over the weekend. Cleaned up and re-handled. One of the forged tangs was broken so I welded a threaded end on both. Turned handles out of scrap maple. Made the ferrules … Continue reading →
I saw these at a local antiques place a couple weeks ago, I researched a bit and thought the price was good thinking they were Stanleys. They were still there today so I got them. Mixed bag from 1/4” to 2”. A greenlee, two witherbys, two Samsons, a James swan, a Russell brothers and an unknown. I’ll have fun fixing these up. Will be a really nice set when I’m finished.
I was briefly detoured from a couple projects by my new found love of the lathe. I got up early this morning and turned a few things. Found some old locust posts kicking around so I cut one down for … Continue reading →