Chisel work

  Chisel to a Line Usually when a task comes up that prompts the question, "how would I do this by hand" then answer can always be answered by "a chisel". But this immediately means…

  You Gotta Know How to Hold 'Em Chisels 101. That's a pretty broad term and an immense amount of ground to cover. Is there a more basic woodworking tool this side of the paleolithic…

  A Chisel Exercise Like No Other Bench hooks are one of those bench appliances that you can never have enough of. So it seems a little funny to make a couple of such skinny…

  Live Session Quick Links Polissoir vs Modern Finishes Lumber and the Summer Heat Chisels and Jumping Scribe Lines S6S Block Challenge Layout Tenons from the Shoulder This session focuses on 4 topics: the polissoir…

  When things get really small, hand tools not only shine, but are the only way ahead. Try cutting a 1/4″ cube of wood with a power tool, it won’t work. But even though hand…

  Yes I'm left handed, that may be weird for you righty people out there who has had all your scissors work all your life. But hardship makes us strong so suck it up and…

  This week I'm talking a bit about the different ways a chisel will cut. A chisel is nothing more than a wedge and you have to teach it how to cut. This can cause…

  When I originally conceived of this lesson I had doubts because at face value it felt a lot like review.  After going back through the videos of semester 1 I realized that a lot…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/idbarupumx?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Project Introduction Rough Dimensioning Planing 1st Face Planing 1st Edge Marking Thickness Planing 2nd Face Planing 2nd Edge Layout the Rabbet Chopping the Rabbet Smoothing the Rabbet Fitting the Inlay Clean…