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Eclipse-type honing guide

Posted by is9582 on December 25, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , , ,

I know there are lots of woodworkers that have one of the old Eclipse honing guides, or more likely, one of the many variants based on the original Eclipse. I decided I’d provide some details in print, along with a few photos, to help others get the most use from one of these honing guides (photo […]

Festool Kapex 120 “Mate” – support on a budget

Posted by is9582 on December 3, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , ,

Yesterday I wrote about purchasing some wood for a new workbench top, and I just may also have enough to make a new base, too. This morning I started getting ready for the impending delivery. I pulled out three nondescript pieces of some wood, that wouldn’t upset me if they were damaged, to use to […]

Precursor of a bench

Posted by is9582 on December 3, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , ,

For anyone that has been following my blog, or my articles at Highland Woodworking for the last 5 years, you know I’ve had a bench build on my to-do list. For those that don’t know my background, I’ve had a number of iterations over the years, but never had all of the stars align to […]

New additions – an iPhone 6+ and …

Posted by is9582 on April 27, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , , , ,

First off I wanted to apologize for more time between posts, than I would like. I’m hoping things are about settled back down, so I get back to a more consistent stream of information for you folks. Now for the new stuff. I’ve had an Apple iPhone 5 since they first came out, and often that’s […]

Shoulder Planes – some upkeep

Posted by is9582 on March 29, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , ,

I’ve written previous articles that related to Shoulder Planes (and there is a fresh one in the pipe-line at Highland Woodworking’s blog), but I thought I’d share a few things I do to help keep my Shoulder Planes in good order. I noticed today there was a couple of small beginnings of rust on the […]