After a busy Christmas season, I found some time to do some cleaning and organizing. I tackled the storage room, which houses parts, supplies, and infrequently-used tools. In an effort to consolidate, I have sorted through my inventory and filled up a number of boxes of things I didn't need. Many of the items would … Continue reading High Tide – The Biggest Overflow Ever
This artful tool chest contains fine hand tools and media donated by 16 individuals/organizations to honour Fred West who was an amazing supporter of the woodworking hand tool world.The chest and its contents will be on display at Woodworking In America this September in Scott Meek's booth. At his booth, you can enter to win it … Continue reading Fred West Commemorative Tool Chest at Woodworking In America September 12-13, 2014
A number of months ago, a fellow brought me a boxful of old tools and said that he just wanted them to go to good homes where they would be appreciated. In the box were these three saw sets. (A) Stanley Pistol Grip Saw Set Despite the worn paint, this saw set works smoothly and … Continue reading Overflow, Part XVIII
This 4" try square made by Crown Tools isn't accurate, but it looks pretty (minus the marks on the blued steel blade). The rosewood and brass handle is in good condition. Overall, the square measures approximately 5 x 3-1/4" and the stock is 9/16" thick. If you would like this square, please leave a comment … Continue reading Overflow, Part XVII
What is Overflow? In 2011, I started my Overflow program to give away woodworking stuff I no longer used to followers of my blog. To date, I have given away 16 lots of items. Well, I'm cleaning shop and reviving Overflow. You might be wise to subscribe to my blog, if you aren't already receiving e-mail … Continue reading The Revival of Overflow!
There are two different aprons I'm giving away this time. Canadian Home Workshop Magazine Apron I won this apron when I got my first piece of writing printed in a magazine. I used it for about a year and it has glue stains to prove it. There are three big (sawdust-collecting!) pockets at waist-level and … Continue reading Overflow, Part XVI
Up for grabs is one $20 gift certificate for Blue Spruce Toolworks with an expiration date of December 31, 2013. If you would like this $20 gift certificate, please leave a comment below by midnight of Friday, November 22. In your comment, tell me what you would do with the twenty bucks as well as … Continue reading Overflow, Part XV
What is Overflow? A year-and-a-half ago, I started my Overflow program to give away woodworking stuff I no longer used to followers of my blog. It was going strong for a while and I gave away a lot of good stuff including a: Ridgid Air Filter; Veritas Scraper Holder; Makita 1/3 Sheet Sander; Lee Valley Dovetail … Continue reading Overflow is Back, Again!
What is Overflow? Almost a year ago, I started my Overflow program to give away woodworking stuff I no longer used to followers of my blog. It was going strong for a while and I gave away a lot of good stuff including a: Ridgid Air Filter; Veritas Scraper Holder; Makita 1/3 Sheet Sander; Lee Valley … Continue reading Overflow is Back!
Years ago, I bought this Veritas Scraper Holder. Soon after, I realized that I preferred to hold the scraper in my hands which, I felt, allowed increased sensitivity. Since I never use it, I am giving it away! It's in perfect condition but a little dusty from being in the shop. (I'm keeping the scraper … Continue reading Overflow, Part X