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https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/ys6osg0fyp?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 This isn't just for Fitting Miters Either Fitting miters is tough for all of us. It is the high level of precision that makes it so difficult. But hand tools can allow us to…

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/i9io81w2qf?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Carefully Chosen Scrap can Patch a Misplaced Groove Obviously don't make mistakes in the first place is the best course of action. But let's be honest, that just isn't going to happen. Fixing mistakes…

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…

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/wsslbloul6?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Understand How the Saw Teeth Cut Most of us know what rake and fleam and pitch are when referring to saw teeth. But do you truly understand how it makes the saw feel when…

Strong Mechanical Joinery to Keep the Case Rigid I'm really glad I decided to make the dust frame to case joinery sliding dovetails. First because I don't cut them that often and forcing myself to…

  Hmmmmm..... This may be my first failed live demonstration. I cut the beaded corner joint and managed to make it slide until the ever alert chat room pointed out that I had mixed up…

  Tricky Layout, Variable Angle Cutting tapered sliding dovetails is not really that difficult, it is laying it out to have lines to cut to that gets complex. The biggest issue is maintaining the structural…

  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,…

  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…

  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…

  The Design The classic 4 poster bed is beautiful but not very functional in the modern home. The need for bed draperies to stay warm and bug free just isn't applicable today so most…

  All the planning and fiddling around with joinery and creature comforts mean nothing if this toolbox doesn't do it's job on the job site. So when I originally decided to build a tool box…

  Have you gotten enough practice on those scary compound dovetails yet? Time to put it to the test and build the carcass of the tool box. This video tackles some interesting challenges in joinery…

  Angled tenons and compound tenons are very much in the domain of the chairmaker. These joints intimidate many a woodworker. I think that the hand tool woodworker need not be intimidated at all because…

This episode finishes up he construction of the corner cabinet by sticking the classical moulding profile, hanging the door, and installing a knob/latch combination. I had a little fun with the moulding and you can…

Our build continues with building the door. This four panel design is very traditional and is an excellent exercise in accuracy and mortise and tenon construction. With 10 joints you will hone your mortise chopping…

  One of the things y'all keep asking me to cover when we start a new project is more detail on selecting your parts from the rough stock.  Probably the next most popular request is…

  Frame and panel is one of the key construction methods. Many variations exist and in this lesson we tackle one of the more complex iterations. I feel that this cope and stick moulded frame…

Joe Harris The following is a consult I did with Joe Harris out of Yakima, WA. Joe has some trouble with keeping his saw cuts plumb so we focused on how to correct that consistently.…

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/8r3js86jst?embedType=iframe&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Project Introduction Milling the Parts Making the Pin Making the Tail Refining the Fit Trimming Pieces & Angle Glue Up Clean Up A simple project on tap this week after the…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/7k6aduod29?embedType=iframe&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Project Introduction Tips for 4 Corner Miters Glue Up Frame Attach Bottom Planing a Mitered Frame Intro to the Stone Pond Intro to the Cosman Sharpening Process Sample Sharpening Make a…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/yopv9zv0cl?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Introduction Miter Strengthening Methods 3 Ways to Cut Miters Shooting Miters Gluing Miters Miter Half Lap Loose Tenon Miter Veneer Spline Miter Splined Miter Practice Exercise This week we tackle an…