handtool

  1. Cutting the mortise in the top, also, gratuitous chisel and mallet shot...

    Cutting the mortise in the top, also, gratuitous chisel and mallet shot...

  2. My first handtool project, a walnut bookcase

    My first handtool project, a walnut bookcase

  3. C

    Lie-Nielsen Handtool event

    Went to the Lie-Nielsen handtool show at NC State today. I had not been to one of these events before. Very informative. You can try all their tools and watch the experts set up and adjust the planes close up. I learned techniques that apply to any bench plane of whatever brand. The...
  4. willarda

    Upcoming Handtool Woodworking Workshops

    Roy has just released the schedule of workshops for the rest of the year (through December 2011). Check out his website at http://www.woodwrightschool.com . I will be teaching the following workshops: Advanced Dovetails. September 25 Handsaw Sharpening: October 9 Hand Cut Moldings...
  5. Tarhead

    Handmade Handtool

    A Lee Valley Spokeshave kit was in my Christmas stocking this year. http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=49710&cat=1,50230&ap=1 The directions are direct and to the point. Not a bad project. Cuts like a hot knife through butter!
  6. willarda

    Handtool Woodworking Workshop for 2011

    I have just published my workshop schedule for January through the end of June, 2011. These classes are conducted at my workshop in Chapel Hill. In addtion to these, I am teaching at the Woodwright's School in Pittsboro (www.woodrightschool.com) and at the the John C. Campbell Folk School...
  7. willarda

    Upcoming Handtool Woodworking Workshops

    I wlll be teaching three handtool woodworking workshops at the Woodwright's School in December. These are all hand tool focused and are good skill builidng workshops. Dec. 5: Bench Plane Skills. We will spend half the day taking apart bench planes (wooden, transitional, metal, bevel up and...
  8. Z

    Lie-Nielsen Handtool event in Charlotte

    For those interested in quality handtools, Lie-Nielsen is bringing his traveling road show to Charlotte in May. The 14-15th to be exact. I've not been to one of these shows, but I've seen postings on other woodworking web sites and this will be a big event with lots of planes to try and...
  9. willarda

    Upcoming Handtool Woodworking Workshops

    I have a couple of workshops coming up that I wanted you all to know about. The first one is at Woodcraft Store in Raleigh ; the others are at my shop (Edwards Mountain Woodworks). Wallhung Shelf. Oct. 24-25. This workshop is going to be conducted at the Woodcraft Store in Raleigh...
  10. willarda

    Next Handtool Woodworking Workshops

    Classes are limited to a maximum of 3 people and generally are intensive exercises on a topic, lasting one or two days from 9 am to 5 pm. Each student has their own workbench. A tool list and a class manual accompany each class. Lunch is provided each day. One day workshops are $80 and two day...
  11. willarda

    Upcoming Handtool Workshops at Edwards Mountain Woodworks

    Classes are limited to a maximum of 3 people and generally are intensive exercises on a topic, lasting one or two days from 9 am to 5 pm. Each student has their own workbench. A tool list and a class manual accompany each class. Lunch is provided each day. One day workshops are $80 and two...
  12. willarda

    Upcoming Handtool Workshops

    Here is a listing and description of upcoming workshops that may be of interest. The saw sharpening and scraper workshops are new. All are conducted in my shop except the dovetailed box class. Email me for details. Sharpening Handsaws. July 19...
  13. willarda

    Upcoming Handtool Workshops at Edwards Mountain Woodworks

    Handsaw Sharpening and Handsawing Skills. May 17. Hands on experience sharpening rip and cross cut handsaws. We will explore the anatomy and purposes of various types of handsaws, how to clean up and restore handsaws. We will look at various types of jigs and gauges useful for sharpening, and...
  14. willarda

    Handtool Woodworking Workshops 2009

    I am scheduling my handtool woodworking workshop schedule for the coming year, to begin in mid February. Check out the website: http://www.edwardsmountainwoodworks.com. I will be teaching two classes at John C. Campbell Folk School this year (Elegant Side Table with Handtools, and Fan Back...
  15. willarda

    Upcoming handtool workshops

    I have two workshops coming up, ending my workskhop program for the year. Making a Traditional Toted Smoother. November 8 and 9. We will make a closed handled smoothing plane (maple with a wenge handle and strike button), plus the plane blade. A 2 day workshop. $160 plus a materials fee...
  16. willarda

    Rescheduling Handtool Woodworking Classes

    I am rescheduling and rearranging my class schedule for the rest of the year. Recently my wife and I were hiking in Alaska, and I managed to dislocate (actually sublux) my left hip. Since then I have not been able to get down to the shop. For this reason, the next three workskhops (handsaw...
  17. Mike Davis

    Military handtool manual

    Somebody posted this on the Galoot list and I thought some of you might be interested. It is a 1940s military hand tool manual. 6 meg so don't hit the link if you are on dialup! Enjoy! http://cgsc.leavenworth.army.mil/carl/wwIItms/TM9_867_1945.pdf
  18. willarda

    Handtool Woodworking Workshops 2008

    I am posting two pdf files with my handtool workshop schedule for 2008. One of the files shows the dates and workshop titles in chronological order, the other groups the workshops by type and has descriptions of each and cost. I am offering several beginning and advanced joinery workshops, a...
  19. willarda

    November Handtool woodworking workshops

    I will be conducting two one-day workshops in November. If you have any interest, please drop me an email. Worhshops are 9am-5pm. I provide lunch. Each workshop has a detailed manual that I have written. Cost is $80 for a one-day workshop. 919-932-6050 or bill@edwardsmountainwoodworks.com...
  20. willarda

    Handtool woodworking classes for August

    Handtool woodworking classes for August Edwards Mountain Woodworks Workshops for August. Handcut Dovetails. 1 day. August 25 or 26 Making a Traditional Molding Plane. Two days. August 18 and 19. Cost is $80 for one day workskhops and $160 for two day workshops. Contact Bill Anderson at...

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