Hand Tools & Techniques Podcast

HTT010 – Using Hide Glue

On today’s show, I discuss outdoor finishes, auger bit lead screws, re-sawing by hand, more on hand tool storage, and using hide glue.

Milled back profiles

Making a Tenon Saw – Part 2

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.

Cutting the Saw Blade

Making a Tenon Saw – Part 1

All saws need a blade, otherwise they have a hard time cutting wood. So that’s where our saw making process starts.

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.