Clenching (or Clinching) Cut Nails

Contrary to what many of the woodworking books and magazines would have us all believe, not all of the furniture and cabinetry of old was built using dovetails and mortise and tenon joinery.

Fine Cut Finish Nails

Nails and Screws for Furniture

I have received quite a few requests to publish the list of fasteners that I discussed in episode numbers HTT018 and HTT019 of the podcast. So I’m listing everything out here for easy future reference.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT019 – Choosing & Using Wood Screws

On today’s show, I discuss working plywood with hand tools, making moldings with combination planes, strategies for working really hard woods with hand tools, getting started on a budget, and using screws in woodworking.