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LostArtPress on Instagram@1snugthejoiner and I spent the afternoon inspecting and cleaning this pile of 872 Crucible card scrapers so the edges can now be polished. Not sure how long it will take to polish them, so stay tuned.There is no doubt that running a well-set plane over a mild timber board is an experience at which to wonder. Seeing shavings come curling off that board, hissing away, shooting out of the mouth, wrapping about your wrist and filling your floor ankle deep in pleasure. This is why many of us do this; this is where we fell in love. — from “The Intelligent Hand” by David Binnington Savage @finefurnituremaker #The_Intelligent_HandCrucible card scrapers are back in stock. Now in the Lost Art Press store.
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Category Archives: Mouldings in Practice
This is an excerpt from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. I have spoken to scores of people regarding the methods of making profiles with hollows and rounds that I have covered thus far. While most new users find the techniques … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. When I first became aware of hollows and rounds I read about the heralded “half set.” A half set of hollows and rounds is 18 planes, nine pairs, that … Continue reading
I imagine a lot of people had Matt Bickford figured out. Born in the Binghamton, N.Y., area (specifically Endwell) Matt lived there through the 8th grade, along with his parents, and his older brother and older sister. When the IBM … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. A Chippendale apple secretary desk and bookcase featuring triple-cusp scrolled returns. Colchester School, possibly Hebron or Lebanon, Conn., 1785-1805. Dimensions: height: 76-5/8″, width of lower case: 42-1/8″, depth … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. A table saw has a fence, a powered jointer has a table, your bench has dogs or a stop. Like any other task in our craft, bracing a … Continue reading
From Matt Bickford’s blog (Matt is the author of “Mouldings in Practice“) This weekend I will be teaching a class at The Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking. The students attending this two day class will build a round and leave … Continue reading