Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ruler Trick for Scrapers

Chris Schwarz posted a nifty trick for prepping scrapers that I thought I’d point you to in case you didn’t see it. He grips the scraper blade with the ruler, sliding both along the stone, rather than sliding the blade … Continue reading

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DIY Tools

Stephen, of DIYourfaceoff, built a beautiful Krenov-style plane using a HOCK blade and documented his experience here. Notice that he used a 1/2″ dowel for the cross-pin. I recommend that change from the “official” Krenovian methodology. It works just fine … Continue reading

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Well Albi

Linda and I just returned from two weeks in Europe. She was invited by the mayor of the town of Themar, Germany, where her father, Manfred Rosengarten, grew up, to join other descendants of Jewish families that lived there before … Continue reading

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