It's funny how your progress on a task is directly related to your ability to find your tools. Working on my tool cabinet was getting harder than it already was because I couldn't find anything. So, out of frustration, I slapped up some plywood on one of the walls in the garage and started getting… Continue reading Time to get organized
(UPDATE) - the new handles look great, feel great in the hand and have a more solid feel. Third time is the charm in this case. They say things happen in three's or is that bad things happen in 3's?? Anyways, this is my 3rd attempt at handles for my Japanese hammers. I have three… Continue reading Back to the Hammer? or 3 Hammers and a Mallet?
Oddly, enough you can buy Japanese woodworking hammers without handles. Not sure why, but I bought two hammer heads recently and needed to create some handles. I started with an oak dowel that I bought at Home Depot by cutting it roughly in half. (the roughly was due to my cutting skill with a hand… Continue reading A Japanese Woodworking Hammer needs a handle