Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Live From The Shop

This are all the tools one will need for one of my next projects.

You might be right if you think that will be a simple one.

But there are good reasons for it.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

It's All About Boxes

Time is running. Summer is nearly over and Fall is knocking on our doors.

The leaves are turning into red now and the very first ones are already falling.

Nice start for a post, or? But now I did not find the right bridge into the post.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Those Hot Summer Days

Some days you’re on fire. And some days, you’re not.

I haven't spent much time in the shop the last days.

Summer is back with pretty hot temperatures.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

It Has To Be Perfect

Next stage of the oh-so-secret project.

It's all about dovetails and accuracy.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

How Long Does a Honing Guide Last?

This question came up the last days, when I clamped a chisel into it and started sharpening.
I recognized soon that the bevel angle isn't correct any longer.

Heck, what's going on?

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

How to Keep a Project Secret

I'm in a dilemma. 
It's time for a new project I would like to report about.
But it is gonna be a surprise. So I have to keep it somehow secret.
I think I can show single elements of it and we will bring it all together when time comes.

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Is This Tool Addiction?

On my road trip of hand tool woodworking I came to the realization that I have to find out what have been the tools of a traditional German craftsman.

A few interesting finds so far.