Grooves

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/un6n26tgcy?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Practice Your Dados, Rabbets and Grooves to Build this Box This ship lap box design is certainly not my invention and some of you may remember Roy Underhill building a slightly more complex version…

How to Hold Thin Stock Building small boxes or any smaller project means you will end up with narrow and short pieces but especially thin stock. Being able saw and plane these small parts requires…

Federal Classic Design with a Contemporary Feel This Sheraton bedside table is my original design, but I borrow elements heavily from the 18th century Sheraton style. The legs especially speak to that period. However in…

Where & When to Use Dadoes, Rabbets, and Grooves Housed joinery is the collective term for any joint that embeds the entire end or edge of a board into another. A dado receives the entire…

  Where We're Going, We Don't Need Router Planes There are times when you need a really big hole with a flat bottom to reference something against. Paring large recesses may seem like a daunting…

  Work Holding for Plowing Grooves Work holding for plowing grooves can get complicated especially when the work piece is very narrow. This is because we want to align the edge of the work piece…

  Plow Planes are Great but Sawing a Groove is Anarchist Sawing a groove? That's what plow planes are for! I tell a lot of people to add a plow plane to their tool kit…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/wpe1jkub77?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Plow Plane TipsRouter Plane TipsCupped Boards from a ResawTongue & GroovesShip LapsT&G vs. Ship Lap Router Planes Refine Joinery, Not Shape It Using a plow and router plane effectively requires that…

  The Morten cut (or maybe Morton cut) is a useful trick to keep around when you think to yourself, “man this is going really slow!” Enter the morten cut to break up the waste…

  Welcome to our second project of semester 2.  This time we discuss a little history of the form and then get right into sizing parts and cutting joinery.  You will quickly find that small…

The Plow plane is a specialty joinery plane used for cutting grooves, rabbets, and even filisters (cross grain rabbets).  Of course all of these joints can be cut with merely a chisel or saw, but…

Video Quick Links Project Introduction Review of Parts Dust Groove Dado Layout Cutting the Dado Auxiliary Base Plate Cutting the Miter Block Fitting the Miter Block Assembly Test Cuts Practice Dados, Rabbets, and Grooves with…

  Video Quick Links Project Introduction Sizing Parts Joinery Layout Cutting Side Grooves Cutting Side Rabbets Fixing a Mistake Assembling Sides Layout Notches Cutting Notches Assembly Cutting Saw Kerfs Test Cuts With the upcoming miters…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/ibybzgqyf3?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Laying Out the Groove Cutting with a Plow PLane Cutting with a Router Plane The Stopped Groove And now making grooves.  You will find that the groove is really just a…