Hand saw

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…

The First Step to Developing a Saw Problem Initially we don't need that many saws for typical furniture making. Usually we add more joinery saws to the nest because these back saws are specialized for…

Figure Out the Steps to Work Most Efficiently This chapter of the project gets overlooked a lot but I think it is a key element that turns your project from good to great. We talk…

  Welcome Niles Krech I met up with Niles while I was up in Maine filming the Orientation Semester and he walked me through how he sharpens a saw. Personally I think this is one…

  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…

  Casework is About Consistency This Japanese tool box comes from the Japanese side of woodworking and is often seen filled with Japanese saws and planes and chisels. The design is so minimal and beautiful…

  No Vises, No Problem This workbench is hardly a unique design. It takes the wide aprons of an English joiners bench, adds in a modern split top design, and stout legs and joinery to…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/m7e6fa2ry6?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Session IntroductionThe Ideal Nest of SawsSaw Tooth Geometry (Rake & Fleam)Presentation AnglePitchSetSaw HandlesBreasted SawsSaw HangMass Produced vs Boutique SawsConclusion Saw Tooth Geometry and the Elements of Hand Saws In this session…

  Saving Wood or Saving Time? Who doesn't love resawing right? You take a thicker board and make 2 thinner ones. It sounds like the perfect solution to all our problems right? Right? Maybe not.…

  This week I'm talking about my favorite subject: sawing. Sawing accuracy doesn't have to be super complicated. Instead just listen to your saw and let your ears tell you everything you need to know.…

  I had a last minute, mass production style project land on my bench this week. It was a fun diversion but it would have been a nightmare if I had built it the way…

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%…

My shop is in a shambles right now as I am remodeling. So forgive my dust and disorganization as I try to charge ahead with another live session. This time I spend a little time…

This live session is dedicated entirely to buying saws. Where to get them, which brands I like and why, and what to look for when buying vintage saws. I cover hand saws, panel saws, dovetail…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/vn27dw2n19?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Starting a Saw Cut Should be Easy Adjusting the Rake Angle This session is in direct response to a member who was having issues getting his saw to start. When he…

  Building the Joinery Bench Top If you were only building a bench on bench design, then you could complete this step and be done with the build other than the vise installation. The top…

  This time I talk about correcting a rip saw cut gone awry and how to make sure the baselines on your dovetails stay gap free. This leads into a discussion about different hardness of…

Kirk Petten This time I head to the frozen wastes of Newfoundland and work with Kirk Petten.  Kirk tested me as there wasn't much wrong with his sawing to begin with, but he also struggled…

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.…

  Mark Harrell of Bad Axe Toolworks was kind enough to join me via Skype and answer user submitted questions as well as questions from the chat room. It was a great time filled with…

  No Matter the Shape of the Edge, You Can Sharpen It So you want to be able to sharpen any woodworking tool? But here we are kicking off semester two already.  Yes I put…

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…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/rpm369zpuc?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Introduction Types of Saws Saw Tooth Geometry Saw Hang Rip Sawing Resawing Crosscut Sawing Bench Sawing Sawing Exercises The Most Important Hand Tool Skill Hand sawing is one of the foundations…

In my opinion the tenon saw should be large.  If you want to have multiple tenon saws for your work then don't let me stop your addiction, but really think about some of the longer…