January 1, 2013
A Calendar for woodworkers with cool pictures of tools and stuff...what more could you need?
September 13, 2012
I decided to make use of my new spindle moulder on this box for a friends upcoming wedding gift. The box sides are joined with hand cut dovetails, which people seem to like and should create something that will last for generations.
March 11, 2012
When you’re someone who’s into woodwork and construction type activities its natural to apply those things to your living environment. This means that people like me often choose to refurbish or build their own houses rather than pay someone else to do it. Makes perfect sense, right? Except this means that you actually spend most […]
December 23, 2011
So many possible puns on post titles (It’s hammer time, You can’t touch this…etc, etc) but I’ll resist them all. This post is actually more about three people, than it is about three hammers. The Things we Make archive clearly records that I know how to make hammers and these are the same basic design […]
October 8, 2011
Working with tools is great, but making tools themselves takes the craft and the resulting satisfaction to another level. Over the years I’ve made a variety of hand tools; it’s something I allow myself as a little treat in between the projects that really need doing. On this occasion the tool is a flush plane, […]