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Archive - 2014 01

Pillar Drill

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Derek Jones

23 January 2014

I wonder if any of us ever reach a stage where we consider our workshop to be complete? No more modifications, all the shelves and cabinets we need and a comprehensive selection of jigs and "whatsits" to hand. Somehow I think not. For a start, there’s always a little maintenance to do, like  ...

Trouser Press

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Derek Jones

13 January 2014

There was a time a few years back when you couldn’t move for American black walnut burr. It was cheep - relatively speaking - in good supply and readily available in large leaves. Like all things ’stylish’ that phase eventually passed but not the desire to create a little interesting contrast now an ...

Mini jack

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Derek Jones

2 January 2014

It’s the first day back in the office, so here’s something I prepared earlier. If you like the idea of making your own tools, then planes are about as good a place to start as any, and all the more rewarding when they turn out to work just as good as anything you can buy off the shelf. Admittedly, t ...

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