Clenching (or Clinching) Cut Nails

Contrary to what many of the woodworking books and magazines would have us all believe, not all of the furniture and cabinetry of old was built using dovetails and mortise and tenon joinery.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT048 – Just Questions

On today’s show, I discuss order of operations for projects, workbench top board orientation, nails for a cabinet back, mixing hot hide glue without a glue pot, saw sharpening files, and flattening a workbench.

Fine Cut Finish Nails

Nails and Screws for Furniture

I have received quite a few requests to publish the list of fasteners that I discussed in episode numbers HTT018 and HTT019 of the podcast. So I’m listing everything out here for easy future reference.