Shop Update for 1/6/17: Sawing Plumb
When Gravity Just Isn’t Enough, Tips to Saw Plumb
Happy New Year everybody. In this week’s update I share a few of the things I turned for Christmas gifts, talk about some vintage tools that were given to me, and show off a wooden square I made for the Apprentice program at The Hand Tool School. I’m pretty proud about that last one. It’s sexy!
Sawing PlumbThen I address a question from a viewer about how to keep your saw cuts plumb. Here are a few tips covered in the video:
- Treat the cut as two parts
- Pay Attention to the reflection
- Don’t Forget that step back
- Commit to the cut and use the whole saw plate
- Start Your Cut on the Push Stroke
Did I Miss Anything?
Are you struggling with your saw cuts and keeping them accurate? Let me know how I can help. Better yet, if you have overcome sad sawing disease, I’d love to hear how you did it.