Monthly Archives: May 2015

1938 Craftsman

Today I finished rebuilding my Uncle George’s 1938 Craftsman table saw. a month ago, it looked like this… broken teeth on the rack, and the pattern for casting a new one Much thanks to Eugene Sargent, who took a couple … Continue reading

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We spent the day sharpening plane blades and chisels. Evan had received a couple of Norton combination synthetic water stones from Highland Hardware, and we needed to try them out.  In spite of glowing reviews from the leading magazines, I’m not impressed. … Continue reading

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Boggs Tool & File

I received a new file in the mail today.  That’s it in the top of the picture. I haven’t been sharpening handsaws for some time.  Other major life issues took precedence, and besides I had several sharpened saws in reserve. … Continue reading

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