Sutherland Steam Mill-Hands On Courses

Interested in woodworking history and vintage machinery? Check out the Sutherland Steam Mill in Denmark, Nova Scotia. I visited the museum several years ago with my wife and have been meaning to go back in recent years but just never made it, even though it is less than an hours drive from home. While browsing…

Tool Chest-The Interior

Today I started picking away at the interior of the chest…been slow going because I’m not sure yet how I want to configure it, but I installed the divider for the saw till for starters. More stopping and staring than anything. I’m not sure yet if I want to put the dividers in it to…

Tool Chest-Skirt Installed & Stained

I finally got around to working on the skirt for the chest…decided against dovetails and went with mitres since I don’t want to copy the ATC to the letter. My plan is to find some decorative aged brass corner straps to protect the corners of the skirt anyway, so the mitres shouldn’t be an issue….

Tool Chest-Bottoms Up…

Been a while since I had a chance to get back on the chest…the carcass is all glued up, and the pins and tails were planed flush last time I worked on it. Today I started the bottom. My plan was to make up the bottom of the chest from shiplapped boards approx. 5 1/2″…