On today’s show, I discuss keeping green wood green, marking tapered octagonal legs, when to throw in the towel and re-cut a miscut tenon, and efficiency with hand tools.
On today’s show, I discuss hiding grooves in dovetailed drawers, building a period style overlay drawer with a thumbnail molding, black stains on wood, modifying basic joinery for special situations, and starting out with hand tools on a limited budget.
How does the joinery you choose to use to assemble your projects impact your ability to be efficient with your hand tools?
Being able to saw to a line is a skill that takes practice. If you don’t do any hand sawing but joinery, you won’t get enough practice to saw straight and true consistently.