In the power tool world they’re called jigs. In the hand tool world, we call them appliances.
My shop is much different today than it was when I started making videos over 12 years ago. So today, I give you my shop tour from 2009, and some storage and organization ideas that I used back when I worked out of a much smaller space.
Wooden hand planes can be confusing to the new hand tool user because it isn’t very intuitive how to use them. In this video, I attempt to demystify the process.
Locks can be a bit tricky to install well on boxes and cases. They typically require multiple mortises of varying depths, and things don’t always line up quite right. Measuring can work, but I find it best to use the lock itself to lay everything out. Here’s how.
Today, we have the Patron Extra podcast from November 2018. In this show, I talk a bit about my favorite woods to work with.
If you have an old saw that needs a new handle, you will have to transfer the location of the saw bolt holes from the saw blade to the new handle blank.
Today, we have the Patron Extra podcast from August 2018. In this show, I answer a question from a listener about coloring wood and preventing blotching.
Sticking with the saw theme, in today’s video I’ll do a little simple saw doctoring.
I thought it might be fun to re-visit a video I made in 2010 on building a panel saw from a kit.
Just going to be away from the blog for a little while.
Today, we have the Patron Extra podcast from July 2018. In this show, I answer a question from a listener about restoring an old oil stone.
This is the introductory video to my Hand Saw Foundations course.