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Check out the my latest plane acquisition. It has a motor! This could be the coolest tool I'll ever own. What is it? The Hitachi Super Surfacer.
I recently began using leather for accents in some of my furniture but needed a way to chop the material cleanly, rather than cut it with a knife. Learn how to build a simple tool for cutting leather clean and true.
A recent trip to Eureka Springs, Ark. gave me the chance to visit the shop at Old Street Tools. Here is what I saw.
I stumbled across this amazing bit of woodworking in our Readers Gallery. There are more than 10,000 pieces of wood in it. Never mind the skill it took, what about the patience?!
Enter our latest caption contest for a change to bring home a matched set of handmade grooving planes.
Considered to be the original ambassador of Japanese woodworking tools to the West, the master woodworker and sculptor shares tea, tool advice, and thoughts on the social responsibility of woodworkers.
Clark & Williams has changed its name to Old Street Tool, Inc. after one of the partners, Bill Clark, left the company.
A look at an instrument maker's standby, and some ideas for using them in furniture making
On my last day at the 2011 Working Wood in the 18th Century conference. I took a walk over to the Anthony Hay cabinetshop and took some photos. Take a look.
See what happened when I was a bit careless when pulling apart a dovetail joint that was part of a frame saw I once made.
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