HTT034 – Proper Use of Reference Surfaces

On today’s show, I discuss  a method for ensuring that large workbench leg mortises are square, controlling rust on items that can’t be stored in a tool chest, saw wrests, and and proper use of reference surfaces.


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Listener Questions

  • Jay has some questions on workbench legs.
  • Jason is having some trouble with rust on his bench vise.
  • Hugo is looking for information on saw wrests.

Main Topic

Today’s main topic is the proper use of reference surfaces.

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