Having the right saw for the job can make the task much easier. But which saw do you need?
Almost any longer length hand plane can be used as either a try plane or a jointer plane. It all comes down to how you set up the iron.
Woodworking books and videos are wonderful resources. But hands on time with your tools and a few boards will teach you more than any book or video ever will.
Building a shooting board with an adjustable fence.
Some old texts would have you believe that gimlet bits cannot be sharpened. However, this is not the case.