I have been working on this frame that I will use for the upcoming class from Charles Douglas. This class is about creating the Dutch Black finish and is the first Zoom meeting will be the first week in January.
Although I’ve seen pictures of frames finished in this way it’s not something I’ve done so really looking forward to this Zoom session with Charles Douglas.
While taking a break from the sanding (my least liked woodworking process) of these carved corners I decided it was time to finally sharpen this cranked neck paring chisel I found on Ebay. No manufactures marking but the pictures looked pretty good. My main use for the paring chisel will be to flush the pins/tails on dovetails as needed.
The cutting angle is 20° so that’s what I set the Veritas Mark II jig for. I’ve used this jig for many years and like it. As time went by the camber roller assembly and the narrow head attachment have been added. Check out these pictures, notice anything odd!
Any guesses? The tip is about 89° so not quite square but look at the difference in how far back the bevel goes on each side! Just puzzling but for my intended purpose not a problem.
So that’s what’s been going on here during this pandemic. As a side note I mentioned in my last blog how much trouble I was having with the supposedly improved WordPress program. I had started this blog in their Block format and when I went back to it there was an option to go to the Classic format — I clicked on it and it’s just like it used to be; will wonders ever cease! This is the window that popped up, technology really has m puzzles: