Tag Archives: Veritas MkII

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Many of you probably remember the movie of the same name and as I reflected on my day that title just popped into my head — read more to find out why! The Good: Waiting for the sliding table to arrive … Continue reading

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Preparing a Hock Blade for my #7

The plane I use for jointing my edges is a corrugated bottom, #7 Stanley that dates back to the mid 1920’s or so.  It has the original sweetheart blade that is laminated plus it has the low profile knob which … Continue reading

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Sapele + Half-Blind Dovetails = Sharpening Time

In one of my past posts on the construction of the TV stand I’m currently working on I discussed how the Sapele is a difficult wood to work with.  Saying that though, I’ve made other pieces from it so maybe … Continue reading

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