About the Updated Look

Frequent visitors to the site (is anyone actually a frequent visitor?) have probably seen an unexpected page upon visiting brfinewoodworking.com over the last week or so. That’s because I’ve decided to do some housekeeping and make some changes to things around here.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

Update on Audio Podcast Files

The audio podcast archive has been updated and should be available through all of the regular channels, and right here on the site.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

Following Up on the “Narrowing Focus” Podcast

Due to the limitations of recording the last podcast on my phone – the recording app has a time limit, and I talk too much – I wasn’t really able to go into a lot of detail about my reasons for ending the podcast and what the plans are for the future. I’m sorry for that. But I’m hoping that this post will shed some light on some of the questions you might have after listening to the last episode.

working maple

Working with Very Hard Woods by Hand

While you may not be able to work really quickly in very dense, kiln dried hardwoods, there are some strategies you can employ to make the work a bit less physically demanding.

Log Cabin Roof

Progress on the Cabin

I don’t usually do this, but today I want to share what I wrote in my subscriber newsletter with everyone, because a lot has happened in the last few weeks.

Planing a face frame flush

Product or Process?

What’s more important for today’s traditional woodworker, obtaining the end product, of the process of doing so?