Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT012 – Making Your Own Hand Tools

On today’s show, I discuss jointer and planer size, fixing problem with old saw handles, methods for cutting down an old saw, restoring wooden bench planes, and making your own tools.

Filing New Saw Teeth

Filing New Saw Teeth

Last time, I finished up the construction of the saw. Now all that’s left to do is to file in the teeth.

Shaping a Saw Handle

Making a Tenon Saw – Part 4

At the end of the last post in this series, we were at a point where pretty much all of the difficult, finicky work was behind us. Now we come to the part of the process where we get to relax a little – the shaping of the handle and the final assembly.