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Small Meeting—Making and Modifying Woodworking Tools

Small Meeting

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).

9/15/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Steve Costain's Shop 103 Rollins Rd Nottingham, NH
This event is full.


  • 12

Capacity: 12

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