Woodworking is all about solving problems, and dealing with little inconveniences are a necessary part of creating a hand made item.
The problem with most recommendations for the best first hand plane to buy is that they don’t take into consideration the individual’s staring point.
As of 3:00 PM EST today, my new Hand Plane Foundations course is live. It’s taken than expected, but it’s finally ready for the world.
I’ve been hard at work creating videos for my Hand Plane Foundations course. The current target for the official opening of the course is March 1st.
Grinding and honing a router plane blade can be a challenge, as it’s a freehand operation. A hollow grind is a huge aid in freehand honing.
All the pine for my new hand plane shelf started off life as 4 x 10 roof rafters. Turning them into boards required planing, resawing, and more planing.
I started writing this yesterday, and it ended up entirely too long for a single post. So today is the second half of my novella on storing hand tools.
I’ve been woodworking now for over 30 years. In that time, I’ve tried just about every solution you can imagine for storing hand tools.
A quality combination square usually comes with a steel scriber. However, sometimes the bushing that’s supposed to hold the scriber in the handle, doesn’t.
I’m currently working on the Hand Plane Foundations class. I have also started working with the Chestnut Creek School of the Arts to plan in-person classes.
Recently, I have changed the format of my Hand Saw Foundations course from a fixed price to Pay What You Can. In essence, it is now completely free to enroll in the course, however, there is an option on the course page to offer a donation of any amount, if you are able and so inclined.
Slide out shelves make accessing kitchen cabinet interiors easier.