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Building Two Saws: Part 1

This week, I began building two saws, each with a different story behind it.  First, the stories. Story #1 A few months ago, my next-door neighbor was cleaning out her shed and threw out a lot of junk.  My oldest … Continue reading

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Spalt!

It all began back in 2009 when a neighbor was having a pecan tree taken down.  I came over to watch the arborist at work, and I asked if I could have part of the trunk.  He kindly dropped a … Continue reading

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Tool Chest: Framing and Planing

In my previous post, I introduced my plans for a new tool chest.  Now the building has begun. It took me a day and a half to get this far: The outside dimensions are 34″ wide, 20″ tall, and 20″ … Continue reading

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