There is an adage that gets batted around woodworking forums a lot, “buy your last tool first”.
I have been cutting tenons by hand the same way for some time now. When I read Robert Wearing’s
Here is a quick episode showing how the Scrub plane can be used to quickly trim a board to width. Most
This is a question I hear a lot. My answer, as long as your shop can accommodate. Longer even.
The woodworking world seems to be a flutter with talk of Nailed or Board Furniture. I’ll admit
Using a block plane to create a chamfer or even to just break the corners on your project is no big deal.
I had some rust show up on a few block planes that I took to WIA in Ohio through many many miles of rain.
Since I’m tackling curves in the second semester of The Hand Tool School, I thought an episode
Have you ever cut dovetails, dry fit them for a great fit, then not glued them up for several months