Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT007 – Getting Started with Carving

On today’s show, I discuss intermediate projects, workbench designs, cutting up wide lumber, sharpening saws for different woods, and getting started with carving.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT006 – Motivation

On today’s show, I discuss set on hand saws, auger bits for softwoods and hardwoods, spring pole lathes, shopping for used tools, and staying motivated to work in the shop.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT005 – Kids in the Workshop

On today’s show, I discuss scraping chisels, drawer slips, bits for boring into end grain, starting the cut with a hand saw, and working with kids in the shop.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT004 – Learning from the Past

On today’s show, I discuss getting back to video podcasting, how flat boards really need to be, resaw frame saws, proportioning project parts, and pre-year 2000 resources for learning traditional woodworking.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT003 – Power Tools in the Hand Tool Shop

On today’s show, I discuss setting up a shooting board, good hand tool woods, when to stop and sharpen your tools, workbench top thickness, and what power tools make the most sense in a mostly hand tool shop.