Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT044 – Hands Tools I Don’t Need

On today’s show, I discuss keeping table tops flat, scratch stocks, hollow grinding, dealing with changing grain direction, and hand tool that I just don’t need in my kit.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT042 – Scrapers

On today’s show, I discuss turning saw blades, hybrid filed saw teeth, managing glue in cold weather, auger bit cutter angles, and card scrapers.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

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.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT036 – Starting a Woodworking Related Side Business

On today’s show, I discuss  jointing really long boards, making curved moldings by hand, using thinner lumber to make a thick workbench top, rounding the corners of plane irons, and starting a woodworking related side business.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT034 – Proper Use of Reference Surfaces

On today’s show, I discuss  a method for ensuring that large workbench leg mortises are square, controlling rust on items that can’t be stored in a tool chest, saw wrests, and and proper use of reference surfaces.