Even if you have no intention or desire to regularly work on a pole lathe, I encourage you to at least try one out for a bit. I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the improvement you see in your electric lathe work.
On today’s show, I discuss saw handle hang angle, frame saw length, repairing a split board, and varnish.
In this video, I discuss using a frame saw for resawing, and planing the end grain of thick hardwood pieces.
On today’s show, I discuss extending the working time of hot hide glue, using the “ruler trick” for plane irons, frame saws, and work holding.
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.