do something with that walnut!
For ages now I have had a nice lump of English walnut sitting in
It was a gift from my mate Douglas and I've wanted to do
something special with it. So today I finally got off my
backside and out into the summer sunshine with my best mate ALFIE...
I have a number of 19th century examples, all with something
needing doing to them!
One has lost its bit release button... one has a repaired
crack... and the worst but prettiest.. has been in and out if
ICU over many decades and in a sorry state indeed! So, I thought
I'd make a KT Tools one.
Just a rough outline, no need to be super accurate,
as long as we have spare stock overhang.
Now I must apologize up front for
the use of a devil with tail...my little £10 bootfair Burgess
3-wheel bandsaw....but there was a little too much for this old
git to "cope" by hand! I hope you will forgive me and the
If anyone seriously thinks that I was going to cut English
that thick with a coping saw they've got another thing coming!
Once the basic shape was cut out and measurements transfered...