Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT016 – Are Hand Tools Really That Slow?

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.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT015 – Just Questions

On today’s show, I discuss removing paint splatters from saw handles, adding bolsters to shop made chisels, boiling your own linseed oil, high bevel angle blades in low bed angle planes, making serpentine front drawers, and sharpening cambered blades.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT014 – Green Woodworking

On today’s show, I discuss smoothing end grain to long grain transitions, more on in-cannel gouges, rust control in humid shops, working end grain with hand tools, and getting started with green woodworking.

How to Re-handle a Chisel

How to Re-handle a Chisel

About 6 years ago, I spent a couple of months putting together a set of straight sided firmer chisels for my period tool kit. I sold that set of chisels last year, but I still have a few more that need some new handles.