We’re on the home straight now for this MKll Cricket table, prettying-up the edges and waxing. One more table to make this week then it’s off to find a suitable backdrop for some glamour pics #furnituremaking #cabinetmaking #crickettable #brownoak #handtools #woodworking
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My second ‘use it or loose it’ #handtoolthursdsay is another Clifton plane but this time the legendary Multi Plane. Again, this one has been sitting in a box for a couple years and despite all good intentions I’ve never got round to using it. I’d say the plating is about...
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A couple of #handtoolthursday posts with a difference this week. I have a policy of ‘use it or loose it’ as far as tools go, so today I’m letting loose my Clifton #7. Nothing wrong with it, I just don’t use it enough to warrant holding onto it. I’m asking...
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You often hear people singing the praises of raking light to help identify flaws in the surface of their work. It’s a very powerful tool for sure but when it comes to assessing the colour temperature you need a bigger lamp. At certain times of the year (about now and...
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