The simple scratch stock can be used to create some very dramatic effects.
Should you make room for a scrub plane in your tool kit?
Try these tips for sizing a saw to your frame and I’m confident you’ll find the perfect saw for you.
How many hand saws does one really need?
Cutting curves efficiently by hand requires still another saw…or maybe several.
If you’re going to cut joinery by hand, you should really have the right saw for the job.
Having the right saw for the job can make the task much easier. But which saw do you need?
Almost any longer length hand plane can be used as either a try plane or a jointer plane. It all comes down to how you set up the iron.
Building a shooting board with an adjustable fence.
Some old texts would have you believe that gimlet bits cannot be sharpened. However, this is not the case.
Auger bits had several advantages over center bits and shell bits, so it comes as no surprise that auger bits came to replace the older style bits. Here’s how to sharpen the most common bit found in today’s hand tool kits.
A properly sharpened center bit should bore a clean hole with no chipping around the edge. Here’s how to get there when your bits don’t.