Monthly Archives: June 2015

My first hand cut dovetail join.

Nothing like a traditional hand cut dovetail join, today the dovetail join is handle like a “graduation” in woodworking, almost all stablish woodworker say “Dovetail is a simple join to make” and I understand bring the discussion to some I do … Continue reading

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Stumpy Nubs – Multi-function Super Sled

Stumpy Nubs this week present us with a super sled, for the table. This is a very complete sled see the 2 video where all functionality is describe, and if you like to build it you can buy the plans … Continue reading

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Hand plane Stanley Number 4 Restoration.

A couple days ago I bought a Stanley No 4 hand plane on ebay, On woodworking, tools usually cost Time-Money-Frustration. If you buy a High end Veritas, Lie-Nielsen will cost you almost no Time and Frustration but you end up spend Money. If … Continue reading

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Gordon Russell – A Gem of British Furniture History

Richard Paice chairman of The Gordon Russell Museum talks about its importance and Jeremy Broun adds his voice about Russell’s vision about handskill and machines.

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Split Top Roubo Bench with a Tropical Twist

This is a blog of a very nice workbench. http://split-top-roubo-bench.blogspot.pt/  

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The Paul Sellers Dovetail Template

For the woodworkers that like make dovetails by hand, I recommend  Paul Sellers Dovetail Template Paul Sellers Dovetail template link, YouTube video link  

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My Primary Sharpening System

For My Primary Sharpening System, I use two bench hooks one in plywood with three small cheap diamond stone (coarse, fine and extra fine) and the other, in pine, has a gullet for a Stanley combination oil stone and other … Continue reading

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Five Food Safe Oils – Wood Finishes Testing Surface

A good article about finishing by SAVVAS PAPASAVVA http://savvaspapasavva.com/2015/06/14/five-food-safe-oils-wood-finishes-testing-surface-part-2/

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Chris Schwarz – Fine tune a Handplane’s Back Iron

http://www.popularwoodworking.com/woodworking-blogs/chris-schwarz-blog/fine-tune-a-handplanes-back-iron

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woodworkweb – Joint Testing

http://woodworkweb.com/woodworking-videos/508-joint-testing.html 1 Butt Joint 150 Pounds 2 Biscuit Joint 230 Pounds 3 Pocket Hole Joint (3 screws) 475 Pounds 4 Lap Joint 700 Pounds 5 Dowel Joint 3/4″ x 4 dowels 660 Pounds 680 Pounds 6 Mortise & Tenon 3/8 … Continue reading

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