Tenon saw

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…

Scribing Shoulders on Staked Tapered Tenons Once you have your octagonal leg or turned leg and you are ready to put a tapered tenon on it, the rounder plane is the best choice. It perfectly…

How to Layout and Cut the 3 Way Miter Joint This joint looks ridiculously complex. But it is a series of tenon cuts and a few miter cuts followed by some light paring with a…

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…

Mortise and Tenons and Chunky Feet The first step with the plinth or feet assembly is to actually make the feet. While I may have been able to find 12/4 thick stock in other species,…

Consistency in Layout is the Key to Success Here The dust frames not only make for a surface for the drawers to ride on and set the spacing of the drawers, but they add incredible…

Cope and Stick without the Cope The question is how to make a stopped bead and groove without the hassle of blind elements? Cope and Stick or Frame and Panel joinery would be much much…

Expand the Glue Surface with a Corner Bridle Joint Bridle Joints comes in a couple varieties but I'm talking now about corner bridle joints. These are great used in face frames or smaller frame and…

  No Step Ladder Needed At some point in your woodworking life you will make a bed. Even more probable, you will make a tall bookcase. Both of these projects require some long boards with…

  Scrap Management and a Weird 3 Way Joint We covered two topics in Office Hours this month, how to organize and store your scrap lumber and then I cut an interesting through tenon and…

  One Wedge or Two? This joint is most readily found in knockdown designs. The wedged dovetail tenon is probably most popular in the Moravian workbench design. After making it I can see how it…

  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…

  Blowing on these Flutes Only Makes the Wood Wet There are several ways to hand cut flutes for your projects and much of that decision depends on where they will go and how many…

  Long Grain or Cross Grain First? Adding a bevel to the bottom edge of a table top makes a great design statement. It creates a delicate profile while still allowing for greater thickness and…

  Little Scraps Go a Long Way The old adage in woodworking is that we can take wood off, but we can't but it back on. That's dumb We know how to join wood together…

  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/p83yrr2087?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Struggling to Saw Straight? Sometimes just committing to the cut is the best way to saw straight because a well tuned saw will want to run true. When you use the full length of…

  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…

  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…

  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…

 This time I mill all the lumber and cut all the joinery for the basic body of the lathe. As mentioned in the outset of this video it is a good idea to have the…

  This video covers just about all the joinery and by the end I have an assembled undercarriage to the table. The simplicity of table design means they are great projects for the beginner but…

  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…