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Workshop Wednesdays - Fitting a Shooting Handle

When I acquired my Record T5 technical jack plane and restored it, I was well aware it had lost its ......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Restoring A Workbench

My daughter Amber was given a circa-1970s vintage Lervad workbench, which would be perfect for her m......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Bandsaw Table Insert

One of the nuisance things about bandsaws is the factory supplied insert. Often it will be too low i......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Router Lift

The challenge was to make an inexpensive lifter for a very heavy router. I needed some sort of thre......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Fitting A Vice

Previously, I have described restoring an old Lervad workbench for my daughter Amber. What it lacked......

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Workshop Wednesdays - A Jack For All Trades

This month I've got a perfect excuse to return to my pet subject - or obsession? - bench planes.......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Aubins Patent Jointing saw

The patent for this novel saw was registered by Percy Adrian Aubin in 1927 and 'completely accep......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Fretsaw Restoration

Like any avid tool junkie, my daughter Amber is collecting among other things, fretsaws. The old-fas......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Camera Display Case

I think good design is what does the 'most for the least' in terms of materials and cost. I ......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Split Handle Rake

Wooden rakes used for traditional country tasks such as haymaking looked set to disappear in the Bri......