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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello :) I want to get my husband a Japanese Chisel for his birthday. Alas, I have nooo idea what to get or where to look! Any suggestions would be very welcome! Thank you!
  2. Design & Plans
    I've had this video ready for the narration for about a week but couldn't finish it because I lost my voice! But now it's back and this very short video is done. I'm sure there are no shortage of good ideas for sharpening blades here but this station was quick and it can only improve from here.
  3. Hand Tools
    And do you just push it by hand, or do you need to use a mallet? Thank you. alex
  4. Woodturning
    Hello. I have been doing a lot of turning lately. I wanted to make a jig for sharpening small gouges on a Tormek-style water wheel that would do what the much pricier store-bought ones will do. here is a video of what I came up with: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blv6hBMRGKo
  5. Hand Tools
    Went to a junk store yesterday that has random old tools from time to time. I was hoping to find some old bench chisels but no luck. I did get this box of plow plane irons though for a steal. The six on the left are Sandusky, the two on the right are marked P. Aug. Holling which I think are...
  6. Hand Tools
    I wanted a small block plane and although I have a couple of small block planes I wanted on that was a little smaller so rather than pay out for an expensive one I thought I'd make one myself. I also thought I'd utilise my 1" chisel as the blade. I used left over off-cuts of some Jarrah that I...
  7. Woodturning
    Trying to save money by making mini turning tools (for turning chess pieces) with HSS drill bits ground to shape.. Probably should have posted before starting! Anyway, i had a few questions about best methods and also, best sources of HSS steel. Firstly, Is all HSS steel the same? Any...
  8. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    New to the forum and did a search for this topic, didn't find much. Has anyone made their own honing jig for chisels? I bought one of those $12 single-wheeled things but of all the chisels I own, it doesn't clamp any of them. I've looked at the Blum sharpening box and not a bad idea, something...
  9. Hand Tools
    Hi all, I'm hoping to get a decent set of wood chisels for my Dad for Christmas, but I am not sure what to look for. Are there any particular brands or materials you would recommend. I don't have a massive amount of money to spend, but want something a bit better than the £10 budget ones he is...
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