Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT045 – The Hand Tools I Wouldn’t Be Without

On today’s show, I discuss hand saw handle size, inexpensive hand tool friendly woods, hiding a rabbet or groove in the bottom of a dovetailed box, replacing marking gauge pins, and hand tools that I wouldn’t be without in my kit.

February 2019 Patron Q&A Video

In this video, I discuss drawboring a mortise & tenon, work holding for planing small stock, and hand sawing and planing veneer.

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HTT041 – Talking Dovetails

On today’s show, I discuss making a flag case, maintaining a wax finish, saw vises, non-yellowing finishes, and dovetailing details.

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HTT040 – All About Shooting Boards

On today’s show, I discuss workbench vises, four squaring lumber with hand planes, insulating basement walls, preventing sagging bookshelves, and shooting boards and planes.

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HTT037 – Working with Reclaimed Wood

On today’s show, I discuss  shoulder planes, sanding after hand planing, web frames and dust boards, when to use mechanical reinforcement in your joinery, and working with reclaimed lumber.