If you don’t have a band saw, you can still resaw thick boards into thinner boards, or make your own shop sawn veneer. In this video, I demonstrate the use of a frame saw for resawing by hand.
I’ve received inquiries from multiple readers regarding my version of the Roubo frame saw. Specifically where I got the parts from and how they could make their own. Here are some options from finished saw to completely DIY.
If a bandsaw is not available and you need to resaw a board into a thinner dimension, are there ways to do it by hand? Of course there are!
Most historical texts don’t have much to say about the process of resawing, or the tools that would have been used in the joiner’s or cabinetmaker’s shop to perform this task. This usually begs the question, “How did they do it?” However, before we address the question of how they did it, we should first understand IF they did it.
On today’s show, I discuss holding small stock for plowing grooves, long planes with narrow irons, frame saw vs. bandsaw for resawing, flattening wooden hand planes, and hand saws for sawing curves.
In this video, I discuss using a frame saw for resawing, and planing the end grain of thick hardwood pieces.
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.
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.