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Houston Texas via Denmark.

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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 pieces 8″ × 3/4" X 1/4" and one center piece 8" x 3/4″...

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 agree on the speed we should go down the stairs. ...

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 it new, but made from old ideas. I have made...

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. It also swivels. Nice vice. When I got home I...

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 binding. All-thread does not like to be used for this...

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 would not work, I do not think. Therefore I came up...

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 creations. ...

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...

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 of it and heated up the business end of it too a...

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 site but I think needs a rebirth. It is called “Get...

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