Douglas Milewski (dacuteturtle) wrote,
Douglas Milewski

Planing and Chopping

Seems that woodworking with hand tools gives you execise. Who knew? Planing and chopping use energy.

For planing, the current bench is not acceptable. The board had too much flex. So, back to sawbench design. 

Four current projects:

- Tent pegs for the garden (3 dozen)
- Saw bench
- Small Mallet
- Axe Handle

For the axe handle, I'm busy making a board the hard way. I had a twisted split of oak, so now I'm chopping it down to something resembling a board. You'd be surprised how fast you learn to eye wood stock. 

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