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.
From the Shop
- Work continues on the reproduction candle box for a new class that I’m teaching this summer.
- My coffin smother exploded.
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- Warren wants to know about setting up a shooting board and planes for shooting. I referenced my blog post on Making an Adjustable Shooting Board.
- Thomas wants to know what woods are good for using hand tools. I referenced my blog post on Efficiency with Hand Tools – Choosing Wood.
- William has trouble figuring out when to stop and sharpen his tools.
- Joshua is building a workbench and has a question about top thickness.
Today’s main topic is what power tools make the most sense for a mostly hand tool shop.
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