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Florip Toolworks 9″ Dovetail saw I’m committed to having a small and useful set of tools, and that means from time to time I have to let things go. (If you buy a tool from me and are unhappy with it when you receive it, I will happily refund the purchase price minus shipping upon…

On a day with nothing else to do…

I decided to weigh my options, err, my planes, just to see how the woodies stacked up to the ironsides. First my coffin smoother. Vs. my Lie-Nielsen 4 1/2 Then my wooden jack Vs my Lie-Nielsen no 62. This one may not be a fair comparison, but it tells me one of the reasons why…

You’ve got to start somewhere

I was going through old photos and stumbled upon this picture of my first handplane in “as found” condition. I bought it for $15 at an antiques store, cleaned it up and the rest is history. I guess you can start from anywhere.