I’ve always considered myself to be a unique person, and woodworking is one avenue by which I can express that individuality. My love for the craft started when I was very young, in my grandfathers cramped basement workshop. I fondly remember the smells and sounds as he crafted items from bird houses to porch swings. Two and a half decades later, and I find myself wanting to follow in his footsteps. I am writing this blog in hopes that I can inspire others to creatively express their own unique talents.
I was given this Stanely “Egg-Beater” style hand drill over the weekend. I don’t believe it’s very old; possibly from the 60’s or 70’s. What’s interesting about it is that it was built for Southern Bell. It’s never been used and was given to me in the original box. The chuck and the action both … Read more