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The Railroad Anvil

A railroad anvil, yes, it’s a tool! And a great one too! 🙂 For this week’s “Handtool Thursday” we’re presenting what was once a piece of train track rail. D’s Dad, who worked for the Canadian National Railway, took this piece of train track rail and cut it into an anvil shape. When it was […]

A Disk Sander For The Lathe

A Disk Sander For The Lathe

Now here’s a great project if you have a lathe (and if you don’t have a lathe here’s another reason to get one!). It’s a variable speed disk sander attachment that you can easily make in an afternoon. We don’t use a disk sander all that often but it’s certainly nice to have access to […]

Lotta Lumber Score

Lotta Lumber Score

A lotta lumber score! We were able to pick up approximately 275 board feet of local Maple recently at a price that was too hard to resist. There are 20 pieces of 2-by in widths of 10 to 12 inches. Perfect for a slew of woodworking projects we have coming on the horizon. The wood […]