Folding tivets

Yesterday I posted Folding trivets. These have been posted before on other sites, so I can not take credit for them. In this blog I will show you how I make them. First off I start with 2...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Opinel Knives

My Favorite Tools Opinel knives. I first saw these folding knives on a French sailing boat in the Canary Islands. On board the vessel (homemade from steel) they had these knives,...