Instructables: exploring - workshop - sharp - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:15:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Wooden Handle for a Straight Razor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Handle-for-a-Straight-Razor/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 14:34:40 PDT
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Powered-ToolKnife-Sharpener-DIY-Woodworking-/
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 There is one thing that is in common with almost all of my tools, and all of our kitchen knives - They are dull.Very dull. They are about a sharp as a brick.We always buy the highest quality knives that we can afford, yet we pretty much never sharpen them. Ignoring the fact that Dull knives are more...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:59:15 PDT
DIY Folding Knife With Button Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Folding-Knife-With-Button-Lock/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 13:09:51 PDT
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Honing-Guide-For-Sharpening/
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 "When the [wood's] grain tears out, I wanna tear my hair out." - GmoonWhile this problem does not occur because of Trichotillomania, It definitely does happen because you aren't sharpening your Hand-Planes correctly.An easy way to hold a Hand-Plane, Or a Chisel in place while sharpening, Is by using...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 10:36:52 PDT
Hand Plane Restoration and Tune-Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Plane-Restoration-and-Tune-Up/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 16:04:05 PDT
Knife and wood sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-and-wood-sheath/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 14:32:00 PST
How to make a knife - The newbie guide. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-knife-the-newbie-guide/
How to make a knife - The newbie guide. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SMALL.jpg EnJoneer Okay, this is my first attempt at making a knife and it was more of a trial run to get the hang of the process. I thought I would publish this instructable all the same as there may be other novices out there that want to give it a go and are not sure where to start - and since I have researched the...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:23:04 PDT
Making a knife with a Japanese hamon http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-knife-with-a-Japanese-hamon/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:36:55 PST
Sharpen Your Drill Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpen-Your-Drill-Bits/
Sharpen Your Drill Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/UIDX/FT7PKBAM/FEEUIDXFT7PKBAM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/UIDX/FT7PKBAM/FEEUIDXFT7PKBAM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/UIDX/FT7PKBAM/FEEUIDXFT7PKBAM.SMALL.jpg Phil B Sharp drill bits are fun to use. They work so well. Dull bits are dangerous. They can break. One broke for me once and went through my thumbnail and out the other side of my thumb. A dull bit and a sharp bit The bit on the left is a little dull. Notice the glint of light on the cutting edg...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2009 06:56:57 PDT