You can never have too many squares in the shop, and wooden ones are super easy to make, in any size you need, even if you don’t already have a square.
In today’s video, I’ll show you how I make my improved version of the French marking gauge.
In today’s video, I discuss my method for tuning up and using a dado plane.
In the spirit of encouraging and enabling the use of joinery planes in the home shop, today’s video goes over tuning up and using an un-fenced rabbet plane.
No self respecting hand saw is complete without a proper nib.
Contrary to common belief, re-toothing a saw isn’t difficult at all, and doesn’t require any fancy expensive equipment. All it takes is a mil file, a tapered saw file (or two) and a little patience.
My most popular video on YouTube to date has been making the French style marking gauge. So here’s that original video for your enjoyment.
Part 2 of a two part series on making a wooden bodied spokeshave from scratch.
Part 1 of a two part series on making a wooden bodied spokeshave from scratch.
I’ve received inquiries from multiple readers regarding my version of the Roubo frame saw. Specifically where I got the parts from and how they could make their own. Here are some options from finished saw to completely DIY.
If a bandsaw is not available and you need to resaw a board into a thinner dimension, are there ways to do it by hand? Of course there are!
Most historical texts don’t have much to say about the process of resawing, or the tools that would have been used in the joiner’s or cabinetmaker’s shop to perform this task. This usually begs the question, “How did they do it?” However, before we address the question of how they did it, we should first understand IF they did it.