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undergroundhunter

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Today's little project. I use this 1 1/2" Tyzack and sons chisel all the time, it lives in a rack at the back of my bench, only thing is I hated the overly large Marples boxwood handle it had. Time to rehandle it in my absolute favourite pattern of all time, the tapered octagonal, these are so comfortable to use and easy to make, this is the 3rd I own and the 2nd I've made. The beech used was from a tree I walked past as a child on my way to school, I've had it drying for around 7 years now.
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A board to mount my beer taps on. And a shelf come down lighter so you can see what your pouring while the lights are down watching a movie.

All from oak scraps, much of it was close to bark on the back so glued to a ply off cut the edge with a bit more oak

The beer is in the cellar on the other side of the wall :)

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Lovely work - maybe time to hand it over to the ladies (ok "someone else with upholstery skills" for the woke folks) to provide some inspiring upholstery ?
 

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Posted elsewhere already on here, but four file chisels with olive wood handles.

I've figured out that making no profit on these is a good way to...make no profit, and overall spend a bunch of money on equipment, but have also found a bunch of offers for horse trading. That adds sort of a lottery appeal to the whole thing.

Short one needed some hammer straightening after hardening, and sometimes the tip doesn't survive that, just as here.

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MarkDennehy

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It's not exactly rocket surgery, but...
Cheapest commercial pen press I could find was 75 euro in Ireland, $45 in china plus $25 shipping (I don't imagine covid and brexit are helping much with that).
However, a "push action toggle" is 14 euro from ebay and some t-track is $8 from aliexpress and a t-track stop is $10 from aliexpress (including postage&packing) and some scraps of 4x2 and ply and a bit of sycamore turned into shallow cups and a lag bolt and some washers comes to somewhere around 30 euro all in (mainly 'cos I had all of that to hand already getting underfoot).









 

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That is really sad. Pets really are one of the family. It's terrible when anything happens to them.
Thank you. I only knew her for 7 years when I started going out with my girlfriend. She had had her from a puppy. She came to live with me when Girlfriend moved in, and she was a dream, No trouble at all, didn't get on the sofa, didn't go upstairs of poo in the house,
 

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I was thinking how it will works to use thin strips as a side of the shelving unit and it is turned up something like this.




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Now I have figure out how to henge it on wall :) Any advice ???
Looks great, my immediate thought was to make some matching dowels and fix them into then wall. If you make them to the length of the 3rd or 4th strip you could fix a turn key on the ends that could be twisted to hold the shelf in place.

just a thought
 

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Lovely bowls Sachakins, but they ain't poplar. The tulip tree is a beautiful tree with qiute lovely flowers and the leaves are the only ones that I know of that have 4 lobes, pikky below.. Tulip wood is really nice to turn and I wish that I could get hold of some more? I'll have to sneak in to Westonbirt Arboretum again in sometime with my chain saw :devilish: :devilish:

I was given a load that was cut from along the tow path of the Canal du Midi, near Carcassonne, when we lived down there, but it's all gone now.

I have just noticed that some of the leves below have 6 lobes. I've never seen that before and there are LOTS of them along the Canal du Midi!

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Looks great, my immediate thought was to make some matching dowels and fix them into then wall. If you make them to the length of the 3rd or 4th strip you could fix a turn key on the ends that could be twisted to hold the shelf in place.

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Thanks for advice. It could works OK. The shaves are only 14mm thick so i will have use 8mm dowels??. Should be strong enough.
 

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Garden bench from challenging materials
 

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