Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT051 – Projects: From Concept to Finish

On today’s show, I discuss making cabinet backs, my personal finish preferences, achieving full width shavings, natural finishing products, and taking a project from concept to final finish.

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.