elwoodblues

  • I know you can adjust the temples… Lots of trial and error, still did not manage to get them to fit.

  • Great lenses, but they absolutely did not fit my face at all. They were awful, kept hitting my cheeks, and the temples could never be positined correctly. Bought a pair of Rudy Projects instead.

    My advise would be to try before you buy, they seem to be pretty hit and miss with my riding buddies… Either you love them, or they will wear holes in…[Read more]

  • elwoodblues replied to the topic Dovetrailsawtrackworld? in the forum Chat Forum 1 week ago

    I don’t trust my freehand skills when sharpening chisels. I use a combination 400/1000 grit diamond stone and a Veritas honing guide… I also have access to a Scheppach grinding machine, but only use it on chisels in a real sorry state.

  • elwoodblues replied to the topic Dovetrailsawtrackworld? in the forum Chat Forum 2 weeks ago

    That mitre dovetail looks ace! Bit complicated, I expect? I’ll have a go with the japanese saw, see how it looks… The planks are 40 millimeter thick, so I need to remove quite a lot of wood.

  • elwoodblues replied to the topic Dovetrailsawtrackworld? in the forum Chat Forum 2 weeks ago

    A Domino machine would be nice, but sadly I am not a millionaire! 🙂

    I have a plate joiner, though, but I don’t think the joints will be strong enough. Besides, I really want to try my hand at making dovetails.

    Decisions, decisions…

  • elwoodblues replied to the topic Dovetrailsawtrackworld? in the forum Chat Forum 2 weeks ago

    Blimey, that was quick!

    Yes, that is exactly the type of table I mean…It will be a bit taller, but never the less. The Japanese saw I have is this one from Axminster: https://www.axminster.co.uk/shokunin-japanese-ryoba-double-edged-saw-270mm-105007

    The idea that you can score out the start had not occured to me, I might have to try that.

    The…[Read more]

  • Not a bicycle related question per se, but I know that there are some amazingly talented people on the board, who knows their way around a woodshop.

    The wife has ordered me to build a new table for our kitchen. It has to be made out of oak, about 62 centimeters wide, and the material is about 40 millimeters thick. She wants me to design a gable…[Read more]

  • elwoodblues replied to the topic Watches N+1… in the forum Chat Forum 1 month ago

    Some good suggestios here, I will definately take them into consideration!

  • elwoodblues replied to the topic Watches N+1… in the forum Chat Forum 1 month ago

    I have a bit of a thing for flieger and military inspired watches. My 12½ year wedding anniversary is coming up, and the wife has decided that me buying a new watch would mark the occasion nicely. I already have a few watches, such as the Citizen Ecozilla, Orca, Royal Marines, and so on. I also have a Hamilton Khaki King Automatic.

    I have taken…[Read more]

  • elwoodblues replied to the topic Knife Sharpening in the forum Chat Forum 1 month ago

    I bought 4-stone Lansky system a few years back. It is easy to use, creates a very sharp edge without too much hassle. A stropping on an old leather belt makes it insanely sharp. the whole system can be had for reasonable money, even if you add the optional ultra fine diamond stone. The only downside to the Lansky system is that very long blades…[Read more]

  • I live on the edge of some Danish MOD land with excellent singletrack trails we can ude when the army is not using the land. One rainy saturday afternoon, I decided to go for a spin, only to be greeted by some heavily armed special forces (jægerkorpset) guys telling me to find somewhere else to play.

    Biked home, jumped in the car, bike on the…[Read more]

  • elwoodblues replied to the topic Lifeline Pavo 2000L light in the forum Bike Forum 2 months ago

    I have had one for two seasons now. Very nice and floody light output, decent battery time. If you get the aluminium bracket, it will definately not shift when hitting a bump. Overall it is a well thought out light, with a few small niggles. The battery indicator light is very bright, I have covered mine with some semi-transparent tape. The…[Read more]

  • The day before christmas 2017. I have never been to keen on drops, but after reading some tips on the subject on STW, I decided to give it a go. Cycling along the harbour on my way to the trail, I spotted a 30 cm drop, and went for it. Upon landing, the bike vanished from beneath me… I came down hard on my side, right in front of the panoramic…[Read more]

  • Stiga Snow Racer… Buy once, have a sled forever. And if you manage to break something, spares are readily available.