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[Leg Vise Chop] Finished!

Finally wrapped this project up, after some setbacks. To correct the angled chop I had to see what was the problem: the hole drilled in the chop or the hole drilled for the coupler buried in the leg?  First I … Continue reading

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[Leg Vise Chop] Carving Update III

Here’s the latest progress shot…I scrapped the flames because they were too small and difficult for my skills and toolset.  I thought my carving chisels were small and now I’m finding they’re too big in some respects! But, all the … Continue reading

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[Leg Vise Chop] Carving Update

So I had some more time today in the shop and continued to work on the leg vise chop. There’s not much to tell, the picture show the progress. It was slow, sweaty work, but this is the result of … Continue reading

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[Leg Vice Chop] Shaping Complete

Got to spend some more time in the shop after I put the kids to bed.  I continued shaping the chop and here is the result….one nicely beveled chop, using chisels and the Nice Ash block plane.  A deadly combination—that poplar … Continue reading

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[Leg Vice Chop] Shaping Complete

Got to spend some more time in the shop after I put the kids to bed.  I continued shaping the chop and here is the result….one nicely beveled chop, using chisels and the Nice Ash block plane.  A deadly combination—that … Continue reading

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[Leg Vise Chop] Slice and Dice

Finally got a chance to sweat in the shop….I mean work in the shop today.  Wisconsin may not be as hot as Texas (ever) but we sure get some humid days and being inside the garage, even with a box … Continue reading

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