Making and Modifying Woodworking Tools
Date: September 15th
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Place: 103 Rollins Rd, Nottingham NH (Steve Costain's shop)
Capacity: 12 attendees
Description: Do you want to learn how to make your own tools? Are you not sure how to heat treat and temper metal blades? Are you stumped with a current toolmaking project?
This small meeting will focus on some or all of the following topics:
· Using a simple Two-Brick forge
· Modifying a block plane into a rabbet plane
· Making a Krenov plane blade from a vintage blade
· Making brass hammers and mallets
· Other topics of interest from attendees
Lou Yelgin has been a member of the Guild since 1991 and is a past officer and Steering Committee member. He learned woodworking from his father who was a European-trained furniture maker and Holocaust resistance fighter. Lou has done numerous demonstrations for the Guild on topics such as Ultralight Boatbuilding and Infill Planemaking. His work has appeared in two issues of Fine Woodworking (#153 and #265).