Most joinery saws have some kind of back, or spine, to stiffen the blade because the blades on these saws are typically quite thin and could easily buckle without some kind of support.
All saws need a blade, otherwise they have a hard time cutting wood. So that’s where our saw making process starts.
If you are willing to put in the time and effort required to build one, a premium hand saw is within your budget.
Using a historical finishing technique to apply a fast, beautiful finish.
Completing the construction of the candle box back and lid.
If you have ever wondered about the holding power of cut nails, wonder no more. Small cut finish nails hold much stronger than you think.
Starting construction on the box with the main joinery.
Have you ever wanted to learn how period drawers were built? Look at a sliding lid candle box.
Basic leather work is actually not that difficult or expensive to do. So let’s make a dovetail saw case.
I started this carved oak box some time ago. The oak came from a tree that was taken down on the site of the museum that I used to volunteer at.