It’s true that you can’t have too many, but you can have too many useless ones. So here’s Megan Fitzpatrick's take on what clamps you need, in the order that she uses them most.
Lessons on picking the right wood for making an attractive, strong chair that will stand the test of time.
A block plane is a tool that you'll use daily in the shop. Here's some advice on buying one for the long haul.
If the flats on the sides of your chisels are too wide, you may have wasted your money.
Making a barrel takes a number of planes, each perfectly adapted to a cooper’s work shaping curved surfaces.
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