Bowl carving is becoming very popular with green woodworkers, but it's hard to know where to start when looking for axes and adzes. Dave Fisher shows you exactly what he looks for in his go to tools for making chips fly.
At least once week a visitor to the Hay Shop at Colonial Williamsburg will ask if I have a favorite tool. As I say “yes,” I reach into my tool chest for my 1-3/4-in. paring chisel made by our blacksmiths.