Back saws

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/soyrbxsnx9?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Consider These 3 Things With Every Saw Cut Saw are the best! Master your sawing and everything in your woodworking will be better. Joinery will be tighter, hand planing faster, your blood pressure will…

This office hours covered quite a few topics from sawing to shooting, planing, and plane restoration. Lots of good questions, I love it when you guys keep me busy in these sessions. Miter Shooting The…

  The Fastest Way to Flatten a Board is with a Saw Saws don't get much press in the hand tool world. Planes take all the credit for beautiful work when they are really helpless…

  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…

  Not Just a Rabbet Anymore Lately I have played the role of the annoying teacher by correcting terminology in a few apprentice logs. At face value if we all use the same terms to…

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…

  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…

  Here is another tip inspired by the ramblings of kirbyk when he brought up the difficulty of making a long saw cut accurately. This comes up any time we make case dados or breadboard…

  I'm contemplating sawing problems and the myriad yet all similar issues that you guys contact me about. 9 times out of 10 your problems are reflective of lack of time behind the saw handle.…

  I get asked what I think about canted saw plates a lot. After test driving a pair of Bad Axe stiletto saws for a few months now I'm kinda "meh" about the whole idea.…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/1entfqr2t3?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Choosing a Random Joint Introducing the Miyajima Tsugi Layout Sawing the Birds Mouth Initial Fitting Peg Mortise I sent out an email to everyone asking for random numbers that I would…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/sgd7dafe60?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Introduction Vises & Files Choosing File Size Matching Tooth Geometry Filing Teeth File Size Revisited Conclusion There is a lot of how to on the internet about saw sharpening and 90%…

Steve Herbin Steve hails from New Jersey (now he is in Florida) and again you will find some of the same information but manifested slightly differently. Once again we see a great improvement from start…

Trent Tunstall If you have watched the first 2 of these consults then you will start to see a pattern in some of the advice I am giving. It is really no surprise that so…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/e3v2m7z0o7?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Project Materials Setting Bench Height Rough Dimensioning Final Sizing of Parts Cutting the Foot Notch Shaping Stretchers Cutting the Stretcher to Leg Joint Assembly Using Your Saw Bench Apply Your Sawing…

  An Introduction to Casework and Cabinetmaking This shelf is all about precision and creating duplicate parts to ensure a square case. Dados and rabbets are the joinery of choice and I show several ways…