On today’s show, I discuss how long it takes to complete tasks by hand, modern substitutes for period woodworking tools, the care and feeding of in-cannel gouges, and the nuances of sharpening hand saws.
- Glenn wants to know how long it takes an experienced woodworker to complete tasks by hand. I give a couple of examples and mention these two videos that I did several years ago.
- Steve is looking for modern alternatives to period tools for making joinery and moldings. I provide some options and even talk about making your own in my article Making a Scratch Stock.
- Jay wants to hear my thoughts on in-cannel gouges. I talk about their use and maintenance and mention these two videos that show their benefits in use.
Wayne sent in a bunch of questions on hand saw sharpening, so I take some time to answer his questions and touch on some of the finer points of sharpening saws.
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