Toss a coin while you listen
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On side bead planes I pare a chamfer on the front of the escapement. This provides a larger space for the users fingers to hold the iron in place when setting up the plane. The pencil line tells me where to stop, and the angle of the chamfer is done by eye. I'm using a 1" chisel from @lienielsentoolworks. #planemaking #planemaker #toolmaker #moldingplanes #sidebeads #sidebead #sidebeadplanes #beadingplanes #chisel #paring #woodworking #handtoolwoodworking
It was about thirty feet long and ten feet wide, and blueish.
“What an amazing panorama,” said Twoflower, his eyes shining.
“Um, what’s keeping us up?” said Rincewind.
from The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett
“Persuasion,” said Belafon, wringing out the hem of his robe.
Giving people an equal opportunity regardless of economic status is kind of the definition of “democratic.”
Definitely worth a look if you have any interest in chair making. Kudos to Curtis for making this available for free. Open source woodworking is pretty cool.
hattip to Peter Follansbee, who just finished up his version
The first trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 came out recently and it features an orchestral cover of Blue Monday by New Order. Here’s that cover:
This kicked off a search for other covers of Blue Monday. Here’s a crazy one using instruments from the 1930s:
Here’s Orgy’s cover from a while ago
And finally, here’s the original for comparison:
And the search for orchestral covers of 80’s synth songs continues…
This isn’t something I thought I’d ever see. Pretty sweet.