87 posts
Apr 2014

Tim Dahn

Waynesboro, Va.

I'm a self learning woodworker with the help of the web and all of you.

Sculpted Rocker - Built in 2012 - Woodworking Project by Tim Dahn

Sculpted Rocker - Built in 2012

Another older creation, this one was the most challenging and satisfying woodworking project to...

Grandfather Clock from 1994 - Woodworking Project by Tim Dahn

Grandfather Clock from 1994

I built this Grandfather clock back in 1994, the only tools I had then were a table saw, a...

A couple boxes - Woodworking Project by Tim Dahn

A couple boxes

I am joining in on Miss Debbie’s box request. One in Cherry with a hinged Bloodwood top, one with...

Modern Coffin Smoother - Woodworking Project by Tim Dahn

Modern Coffin Smoother

Here is a Coffin style smoother made with the Veritas plane kit. The wood is Beech from a donor...

Craftsman style end tables - Woodworking Project by Tim Dahn

Craftsman style end tables

The “ray flake” grain of white oak and simple lines are what draws me to the Craftsman style of...

Rustic carry all - Woodworking Project by Tim Dahn

Rustic carry all

I have a stash of wood from an old farm house that was built more than 150 years ago, this is...

Old Tools, restoring/reworking #5: Millers Falls No. 709

As received After taking it apart I realized this is another barely used tool. Although the iron had a couple chips in its edge, it was the original grind, rust free and shiny metal! Disassembled, cleaned, light surface rust removal...

Old Tools, restoring/reworking #4: Millers Falls No. 105 Single-speed hand drill

I think this drill was made in 1914 most of the paint/jappaning was missing from the frame but the main gear looked good. Here it is completely disassembled Painted the frame, original finish on the main gear, cleaned,...

Old Tools, restoring/reworking #3: Millers Falls #9 Smoother

This one looked a a little worse than it than it really was, turns out it was a diamond in the rough. The iron and chip breaker still like new, the iron has never been sharpened! Makes me wonder if the original owner just tried it...

Old Tools, restoring/reworking #2: Millers Falls No. 14 Jack

Could not resist this one as it did not need much help, just some light rust removal and cleaning.

4 Comments

Tim,

Do you have to have your creation posts approved?

David

-- David L. Whitehurst

Hi David, It seems the first project needed approval, after that then no.

And Welcome!

Thanks. I see you are self-learning. You “need” to check out Paul Sellers. Look him up. I made his bench design this year from YouTube videos. I watched them over and over until I knew exactly what I was doing. :-)

-- David L. Whitehurst

Nice to see you here Tim

-- Mike, an American living in Norway