Tag Archives: tool rehab

Cleaning great-grandpa’s tools…

I decided to try my hand today at cleaning my great-grandfather Herbie’s tools that my dad donated to the shop around Halloween. As you can see they’re pretty rusted and well used.  The hammer is clearly missing a handle and … Continue reading

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Family tools and a tool gloat…

Just before we left on our trip, my parents came up from Florida to visit in the last week in October.  With them, besides lots of laughs and smiles and good times with the grandkids, they brought me some of … Continue reading

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How I fixed Herbie’s Hammer—or how I love old tools.

As promised in Day 19 of the Workbench saga, here is the story of my great-grandfather’s hammer.  Genealogy is another of my pursuits and it is a joy to be able to combine woodworking with genealogy.  I love it! My great-grandfather Herbert … Continue reading

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