October 10, 2019
Nano Hone lapping plates feature raised abrasive elements that speed the flattening process by increasing the edges in contact with the waterstone.
September 26, 2019
Andrew Hunter demonstrates how to cut a scarf joint using hand tools
September 18, 2019
Colonial Williamsburg's Bill Pavlak takes a look at a modern version of this traditional hand tool
September 6, 2019
Learning to use a Japanese plane takes time and dedication, but as Andrew Hunter demonstrates, the reward of the shimmering surface it leaves is well worth it
September 5, 2019
A file can be a substitute for paring with a chisel. Flat side of a half-round file makes the surfaces smooth and helps joint slide together.
September 4, 2019
Vic Tesolin demonstrates how to sharpen all of those old auger bits that have been collecting dust in a drawer
August 29, 2019
Most of the time, we take measures to avoid spelching, but as Megan Fitzpatrick demonstrates, once in awhile, spelching can help
August 22, 2019
Digital angle cube resting on top of a handplane that spans the width of a board can be an effective way to judge milling progress.
August 20, 2019
Bill Pavlak shares his thoughts on two of his favorite tools: a narrow scraper and ... um ... corset boning
August 15, 2019
A piece of MDF and two inexpensive tool-storage magnets, clamped in a vise, holds blades tightly while filing.
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