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Wooden Handplane Maintenance (That Most People Forget)

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 7:28pm
Wooden-bodied planes require so little maintenance (aside from sharpening) that it’s easy to forget that they do need some love every year to work smoothly. Recently I borrowed a friend’s smoothing plane to demonstrate a cut and was struck by how easily her iron adjusted. It was like silk. I thought my plane was in […]
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A (not so) Brief thank you to the Armchair Woodworkers

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:30am
Yesterday, I got into a rather heated argument with a coworker. She’s decided that she wants to be a woodworker, and was telling me about something she was planning on making, (assuming I could loan her some tools), and then proceeded to explain how steps that I’ve been trying to master for years were easy. […]
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The End Was Nigh!!!…

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 9:35am
  It’s not easy being The Champ. Well that’s not true, I come by it naturally, but if you try really hard you may be able to remember life before The Champ was crowned. About 5 years ago, give or take a couple of years, I was messing around with the settings of the blog […]
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