Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT023 – What’s In A Name?

On today’s show, I discuss tools for working with green wood, spring joints, cambering plane irons without a grinder, and the traditional names and setups for the bench planes.

How to Make a Wooden Spokeshave

Plans for Building a Wooden Spokeshave

Several years ago I made a two part video series on making a traditionally styled wooden spokeshave. Here are the details and plans for that spokeshave.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT022 – Improving you Hand Sawing

On today’s show, I discuss making curved cabinet doors, dealing with warped boards, combination planes, and tips for improving your hand sawing.

Panel Gauge

Panel Gauges

A panel gauge is a tool that no traditional workshop should be without. If you don’t use a table saw to rip your stock, you need a panel gauge.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT021 – Working In A Small Shop

On today’s show, I discuss keeping inset cabinet doors aligned, white pine for a workbench top, bevel up vs. bevel down smoothing planes, tongue and groove planes, and tips for working efficiently in a small shop.