April 2019 Patron Q&A Video

In this video, I discuss miter shooting boards, including the traditional donkey’s ear. I also discuss making a miter joint with spline by hand.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT040 – All About Shooting Boards

On today’s show, I discuss workbench vises, four squaring lumber with hand planes, insulating basement walls, preventing sagging bookshelves, and shooting boards and planes.

Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT009 – Hand Tool Storage

On today’s show, I discuss period finishes, the chisels that I find most useful in the shop, must have hand tool appliances, and hand tool storage options.

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.