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Gradual test – what my wrist can handle

Posted by is9582 on June 1, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , , , ,

Recently I wrote about my right wrist giving me some trouble, with my carpel tunnel causing some discomfort again. I’ve been careful with my wrist lately, but it’s always a balancing act when trying to get better from muscle/tendon issues. One of my doctors years ago gave me some sage advise, during his examination of my […]

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 […]

Luthier Clamp update – Amazing little sandpaper

Posted by is9582 on February 14, 2015 with 61 Commentsas , , , , , , ,

I disassembled the cam in my recent vise (what a great thing those spring/tension pins turned out to be), and measuring directly from the cam, laid out the exact size on a thin strip of 220-grit sandpaper.  I chose this grit as I wanted the extra “holding” power, when the cam is in a position, […]

Luthier Wooden Clamps – 1st Proto

Posted by is9582 on February 10, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , , ,

Alright, it took me a little longer to find some extra “clamp” time, where I could build my first attempt at this style of luthier clamp. Since this was the first one, I needed to pay very close attention to all of the little details, so I wouldn’t waste time and wood. As I mentioned […]