The Woodshop Shed

adventures in woodworking and home maintenance, from my shop in an oversized backyard shed

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Dark Sky >>> Apple Weather

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We liked Dark Sky and its format, Apple Weather not so much.

So. we switched to The Weather Channel.

Dunno why Apple didn't leave well enough alone.

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Binding Clamps

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Make your own light-duty one-handed workholding wonders. Like most workshops, mine is well-populated with spring clamps, the ubiquitous tool for applying localized pressure with one hand while holding the workpiece (or workpieces) with the other. But one of the …Source

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Ax Handle Question

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One of my good friends likes making ax handles, especially for splitting mauls. He and I both usually use oak, hickory, or locust to make them. He recently ran across a good collection of mulberry and wondered if it would work to make a few handles with it instead.

My reply was that mulberry will not have the density or strength of the other three but I do know that it has good rot resistance, similar to locust. I decide to pose the question here in case you have an opinion or may have tried this already. I believe it's worth a discussion. What says the Forum?
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New Yankee Workshop tour by Russell Morash

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A quick tour fromthe actualowner himself. We hardly ever see Russ Morash, well here he is:

https://youtu.be/KkNhWgoTtd8

The NYW - more than any other show - has inspired me to take up the hobby of woodworking and build the woodshop that I enjoy so much today.

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