Christmas projects and gifts

Unique Christmas Gifts and Decoration – Making Faceted Stars

Today I designed a new dovetail template I think everyone will like. I designed it six months ago actually but haven’t had the time to make it. It’s fairly radical I think. Different and highly functional. I also looked over the stars ready for the blog and decided to make the same one we recently …

Unique Christmas Gifts and Decoration – Making Faceted Stars Read More »

Sharpening – Don’t Dismiss Two-sided Plates for Christmas Gifts

Christmas is very near and sharpening looms high on the agenda for any hand tool enthusiast and real woodworking demands it. This would be a good time to state your needs and perhaps acquire your sharpening plate ready for the New Year and the woodworkingmasterclasses.com training. I have one of these EZE-Lap two sided plates …

Sharpening – Don’t Dismiss Two-sided Plates for Christmas Gifts Read More »

Buying Tools for Christmas Gifts

Buying tools for Christmas gifts makes gift-buying quick and simple, especially through eBay and online buying. This is the reality of woodworking. The price can be matched to any budget from a few pounds and on into the hundreds. I am glad there are so many Stanley 4s and 4 1/2s on eBay I wanted …

Buying Tools for Christmas Gifts Read More »

A Perfect Christmas Gift Set – Last Minute Suggestion

On tools for Christmas Presents Wood is an inexpensive commodity even though we do complain about the prices we pay. It’s cheap in this one way; from a short board of wood and with three tools like those in this blog, you can make several projects ranging from cutting boards to spatulas and walking sticks …

A Perfect Christmas Gift Set – Last Minute Suggestion Read More »

Two Possible Stocking Stuffers for Christmas Gifts

I recently blogged about saw handle sizing because many handles since the last World War often became undefined, utilitarian and too big for anything but brutish work. That’s true of most hand tools that are mass made. Some of you responded with suggestions for high-end saws ranging in price between £100 – £200 per saw …

Two Possible Stocking Stuffers for Christmas Gifts Read More »