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Thread: Shop built hand tools

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    SW Minnesota

    Shop built hand tools

    I'm watchin' Tom's turning saw thread, and like Tom, I like makin' some of the tools I use (I'm also a hardcore tightwad and hate spending more than $5.00 at a time). Any how I'm posting some pictures of a few tools that I have built from walnut and maple that I harvested from my farm.

    An interesting problem to solve: how do you cut the curved parts for your first turning saw? I used a drawknife and spokeshave. It was slow; but worked.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Spitting distance north of Detroit Michigan
    Some nice work there of these days, I keep telling myself

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Central NY State
    What that Ken said, this Ken will repeat. Nice work Dennis. I like to make some of my own tools too. That and rehab old ones that have been neglected.
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