Monthly Archives: January 2011

DIY Heat Treatment of Tool Steel

An excerpt from The Perfect Edge: the Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers You can successfully harden your own tools with a little knowledge, some heat and a known alloy of steel. That’s often the hardest part: what steel have I … Continue reading

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Small Spokeshave Build

Mark Kowalski very generously documented his experience building a spokeshave with one of our blades. Nicely done, Mark! Thanks! Here it is in his words: Using Hock #SP044 Blade, by Mark Kowalski List of Materials Hardwood block, ¾” x 1.25” … Continue reading

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