Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT010 – Using Hide Glue

On today’s show, I discuss outdoor finishes, auger bit lead screws, re-sawing by hand, more on hand tool storage, and using hide glue.

Milled back profiles

Making a Tenon Saw – Part 2

Most joinery saws have some kind of back, or spine, to stiffen the blade because the blades on these saws are typically quite thin and could easily buckle without some kind of support.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT009 – Hand Tool Storage

On today’s show, I discuss period finishes, the chisels that I find most useful in the shop, must have hand tool appliances, and hand tool storage options.

Cutting the Saw Blade

Making a Tenon Saw – Part 1

All saws need a blade, otherwise they have a hard time cutting wood. So that’s where our saw making process starts.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT008 – Teaching Woodworking Classes

On today’s show, I discuss planing the end grain of a thick board at an angle, Auriou carving tools, making a frame for a glass panel, fixing miscut mortise and tenon joints, and the dos and don’ts of teaching woodworking classes.