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All fingers and thumbs

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Derek Jones

25 November 2013

One of the first things I did when I started using the Richard Kell No.2 honing guide was to make up a set of depth stops at specific widths to take some of the guesswork out of honing a set of Japanese style chisels. Obviously they’ve come in very handy for the set-up process but in this month" ...

Modifying a Mujingfang ebony chamfer plane

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Derek Jones

15 November 2013

In last month"s issue of F&C, I was keen to share with you a recent purchase from Workshop Heaven: a Mujingfang ebony chamfer plane. It comes set to produce a 3mm-wide chamfer, which is pretty handy, only a tad big for my liking, so I suggested a way in which this could be reduced. By my reckoni ...

A new arrival from Lamello

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Derek Jones

8 November 2013

Hello, Just though I’d share these with you as they’re doing the rounds at the moment. Lamello’s Tenso P-14 two-part click-assembly biscuits. The Tenso is the latest addition to the Zeta P System of fixings designed for use in the construction of furniture and joinery. The Tenso is a tool-less assem ...

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