*Gly Need Not Be How I Built A Hewing Stool…Twice
*gly need not be how i built a hewing stool…twice is post about Shop Blog bookmarked by donald with ID 12832067915 was uploaded on 31-03-2019 and has been viewed 128,251 times.
The first version of my hewing stump.A year ago I built a glorified stump to hew spoon blanks.I spent weeks thinking about my needs, how to make the work safer and the construction robust.It needed to be high enough to so I wasn't constantly bent over and stable.
Speed of build was also important because it was just a shop appliance.That bench performed perfectly and met all my goals.I have never hated a finished product more.Every time I looked at that *gly thing, I thought about what I could have done with a little more effort.
Disgust became an excuse to not make spoons.One day when I was in an especially foul mood, I pulled out my chainsaw, made sure an old dull blade was on so it'd be especially painful and proceeded to butcher that bench.
Like a big game hunter, I threw the bones away and kept the top as a trophy.A few months later I realized I still wanted to make spoons.So put the top of the stool on the lathe and off came a partial sphere for stump 2.
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