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Made a cleaver out of an old woodworking circular saw blade. These old blades are all made of decent tool… Read More

Composite Materials : Vacuum vs Pressure

This week I experiment with resin, cloth and other materials to see what works best for making micarta. Video about… Read More

Pressure Chamber | Resin Casting

Needed a way to "remove" bubbles from my casting projects like resin for composite materials or silicone for mold making.… Read More

Marking Awl

Easiest way possible to make a marking awl. Quick and easy project to spend some good time with my lates!… Read More

First Damascus Knife

Making a handle for the blade I forged last week. Thin and elegant design for this hidden tang with brass… Read More

First Damascus, Hand Forged

My first experience with damascus steel. Forged by hand from k720 (O2) and 15n20 tool steel. This project started out… Read More

Antique Hatchet Restoration. Third Time’s a Charm!

Yet another hatchet "restoraiton". With this one I am starting to get the feel of these casting experiments! Bought this… Read More

DIY Lego Minifigure Display Case

Making custom display case for a friend that collects minifigures. A perfect excuse to use the wood shaper I restored… Read More

Old Wood Shaper Back In Use

The wood shaper, also known as moulder, is a woodworking tool used to mill profiles or notch wood. The one… Read More

Hand Vise Restoration

Hand vise are very useful for holding small objects that need to be worked by hand. By now I have… Read More

Stabilizing Wood

Wood stabilizing is the process of injecting resin in wood by evacuating all the air present inside the wood via… Read More

ANGEL Safety Axe – Hand Tool Rescue Collaboration

After restoring this antique "ANGEL" Axe with Hand Tool Rescue I forge the safety guard out of a rebar piece… Read More

Bearing Forged Into Fine Woodworking Tool Ep. 2

Recycling a ball bearing inner race into a classy woodworking tool! Once again this tough steels proves to be a… Read More

Rebar Shear Restoration

This antique metal shear was used to cut rebar to size in construction site. It must have been left to… Read More

Heavy Duty Tap Wrench Restoration

Restoring a 50cm (20inch) steel tap wrench. Nice and big for tap between M9 and M27. Found it at a… Read More

DIY Vacuum Pump And Chamber

How to make a simple but effective vacuum chamber with a fridge compressor and a steel pot. Very inexpensive if… Read More

Cast Intricate Shapes With Lost Wax

This week I finish to cast the last parts of my bevel grinding jig. These happens to be intricate and… Read More

Bearing Forged Into Fine Woodworking Tool

We all know bearing are made of tough steels. See how I make a classy woodworking tool out of a… Read More

Antique Axe Restoration. I Did It Again, BUT BETTER…

More axe experiment. I'm pretty sure this has never been done before. What do you think about this axe restoration… Read More

Microphone Boom Arm

Hacking an IKEA lamp into a boom arm for my Rode Microphone. I'm definitely not the first one with this… Read More