In the power tool world they’re called jigs. In the hand tool world, we call them appliances.
In this Q&A video, I talk shaving horses, when to stop and sharpen your tools, and a bit about primary and secondary woods for your projects.
This will be the last episode of the podcast. On today’s show, I discuss securing glass in a door frame, and troubleshooting a shooting board.
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.
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.
On today’s show, I discuss pins first dovetail layout, fishtail chisels, setting up a toothing plane, miter boxes, beginner projects, and lessons learned from revisiting old projects.
On today’s show, I discuss finishing both sides of a board, book matching veneer, cooper’s jointer planes, workbench designs, pins vs. tails, hand tool jigs, boring straight with a brace and bit, and experimenting with historical practices in your shop.
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.
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.
Building a shooting board with an adjustable fence.