2 pointsThe other day I went to a pawn shop with my younger brother. At first I didn see anything that interested me. I walked over to a bin with some books and odds and in in it. The gentleman who worked there told me that everything in that bin was only $0.50 each. After a few minutes of rummaging thought his bin I came across a small hand plane. First thing I noticed was it was missing its blade but it felt like all the other parts were intact on it. So I took it to the register and paid for it. The gentleman asked me what it was because he didn't have a clue. When I got home a did some research on the internet and I believe I have a Stanley - 75 Bull Nose Rebate Plane. Now all I have do is get a blade for it and I have another hand plane for my shop. Here's 3 pictures of the hand plane that I just got.
1 pointSo far I have had a pretty productive 4th weekend. I haven't gotten everything I wanted to done but I never do so the list just keeps going. I did however finish the Really Big 3X Cutting Board. Here it is with my normal large cutting board laying on top. I am also working on an Island Shelf that is made out of Cherry. It will be 60" long x 25" wide and 1 1/2" thick. I glued it into two pieces and the put the two pieces together. Just got to get the final sanding done and apply a finish. Hope to finish it by the end of the week. I also got the Grizzly DC out of the box and put together. I didn't get to work on my wiring to the shop so it isn't plugged in yet. Rain here all day Friday and Saturday so I couldn't work outside pulling new wire to the shop. I might have to pull it over to another plug just to hear it run for a minute. After all that, burgers on the grill, homemade Peach Ice Cream, Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies and Rice Crispy treats. Wow was I stuffed. Hope you all are having a great 4th and enjoying family, friends and getting to do what every you want to. I'll catch you on Monday and see how you did over the weekend.
1 pointVery Nice on the writing desk Steve and the live edge on the back in a neat touch. Excellent craftsmanship.
1 pointHave to apply a few more coats of oil to this thing, might take all weekend another look? and the backside of the desk? Top is a Live edge thing, with Walnut plugs covering the screws Not too bad for a Single Brain Cell Sketch-up design?
1 pointI used to reorganize- then it took me twice as long to find stuff.
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