Half laps

Fewer Planes, More Saws & Chisels In this session I walk through each lesson of the semester and comment on how I do things differently. The simplest way to sum up how my personal approach…

  Video Quick Links Part 1 Part 2 Shoulder Alignment is the Number One Priority This practice square is 9 joints, 6 mortise and tenon variations, and 3 half lap variations. But first and foremost,…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/pyu4nff1p1?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Sometimes the Saw Isn't the Best Way to Cut Joinery Joints that fit right off the saw are great, but sometimes trying to wrangle a saw across a 36" wide breadboard tenon or along…

  A Simple Mirror that Looks Anything But Simple This mirror truthfully is more Queen Anne than Chippendale, but I think adding the fancy burl veneer dresses it up quite a bit and makes it…

This was originally going to be the last part of the Tool Cabinet, but when editing the clips together and I broke the 2 hour mark with still a few clips to shoot, I knew…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/hnzf32ihzf?embedType=iframe&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Project Introduction Stock Requirements Layout of Corner Lap Sawing Corner Lap Alternate Smoothing Methods Cutting Moulding Profile Layout of Crosspiece Sawing Dovetail Lap Transfer of Dovetail Lap Cutting Dovetail Lap Assembly…

  Video Quick Links Types of Half Laps 90 Degree Half Lap Dovetail Half Lap Cross Lap Practice The half lap is a very versatile joint. It can be superimposed over just about any angle,…