You can do so many things with a simple, flat bench chisel: chamfer a tenon and pare its cheeks and shoulders so it fits into the mortise more easily, mortise a hinge for a perfect fit, shape curved parts like a cabriole leg, and much more. Learn Philip Lowe’s chisel tricks and learn to love this uncomplicated, versatile tool. From Fine Woodworking #221
You must be a member to access this story.
Become a member today and get instant access to all Fine Woodworking content!
In this video Matt methodically takes you through the pins first approach to dovetails that the North Bennet Street School is known for. Matt demonstrates proper sawing technique and how to efficiently and effectively chisel out the waste.
Become a member today and get instant access to all FineWoodworking.com content!