Thanks to the “The Beast” the bench choice is made. Over the next few months I will be building a version of an “English” workbench. At the end of the process there will be a full “How-To” if you fancy making your own which will feature some videos, drawings and photos. My concept is for a minimal hand tool build using readily available timber. This first post is a quick overview of the bench.......for more information visit the blog
Outdated, hard to use and pointless. This is most definetly something wooden planes are not! I can recall as a young teenager looking up at the plane shelf and thinking to myself just how do you adjust those things!
I'm pleased to say the new workspace is now finished. I hope this cleaner look will make the blog easier to follow and more interesting. It's also given me a moment to pause and rethink what I want to try and do with this blog. I have decided on working through tasks that would be familiar to an apprentice, maybe including some of the things I would have liked to of done during my apprenticeship that began in 1997.