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[Leg Vise Chop] Carving Update II

Not much that words can express that picture’s can’t outdo…I carved another 2 hours and it’s coming along nicely! And here it is next to the original.

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[Leg Vise Chop] Chop Redux

Okay, so if you follow this blog, you’ll know that last year I built a leg vice and attached it to the workbench I built over the summer.  The chop on this vice was simply two pieces of 3/4″ pine, … Continue reading

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[Medal Chest] The Devil’s in the details.

*Note to my readers—this is the secret project I’ve mentioned a few times.  It has consumed my shop time since February.  That’s why it’s been so slow on the blog for the last few months.  Now that it has been … Continue reading

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[Moxon Mini-Bench] Save thy back.

Well, after stooping over to cut three of the four dovetail joints for the project I’m working on, I realized two things—(1) I take a long time to join (I’m averaging about an hour and a half) and (2) that … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 30: Mounting the Leg Vise (part 2)

I didn’t have much spare time today but what I did have I used to take care of the next couple steps in the leg vise drama. First I removed the threaded rod and hacked off about 6-8″ worth from … Continue reading

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