Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT050 – “Non-traditional” Projects

On today’s show, I discuss dovetail orientation for casework, making a mortise across the grain of a board, small smoothing planes, and “non-traditional” projects.

April 2019 Patron Q&A Video

In this video, I discuss miter shooting boards, including the traditional donkey’s ear. I also discuss making a miter joint with spline by hand.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT049 – Shellac Basics

On today’s show, I discuss dovetail pin to tail ratio, leaving space for seasonal expansion between case back boards, and some basics on using shellac.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT048 – Just Questions

On today’s show, I discuss order of operations for projects, workbench top board orientation, nails for a cabinet back, mixing hot hide glue without a glue pot, saw sharpening files, and flattening a workbench.