Aug
29
2017
Robin Wood

An introduction to tool sharpening with Robin Wood

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Posted Aug 29 2017 by Robin Wood of Robin Wood Woodware
A tool sharpening course run by Robin Wood

“A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.” So said the American writer and diplomat Washington Irving. In this post, we explore the importance of tool sharpening in woodworking with artisan Robin Wood MBE. Read more …

Nov
24
2015
Robin Wood

How to make a new axe handle

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Posted Nov 24 2015 by Robin Wood of Robin Wood Woodware
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First, wood selection. The perfect wood is nice straight grain ash fairly fast grown, if it gets more than 6-8 rings per inch it is much more brittle, 4-6 rings per inch is perfect. Read more …

Nov
21
2015
Robin Wood

How to fit a new axe handle

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Posted Nov 21 2015 by Robin Wood of Robin Wood Woodware
fix-axe-head

This blog post shows how to fit a new axe handle, it could be a new store bought handle or one you made yourself – more on this soon. Read more …

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