Do You Need Hand Tools In A Modern Woodshop – What The Woodworkers Say

Once you have understood the basic principles of how a hand tool works, practice is the best way to learn it's proper use. When you have mastered this skill, you will discover that there are many instances while building that a  hand tool saves you time and effort, while delivering impeccable results.…

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How To Sharpen Hand Tools On A Stone

If you are going to use hand tools, you are going to have a lot of fun sharpening them. At least, we hope you do because sharpening is an essential part of using hand tools.  But honestly, there is a sense of satisfaction in making your hand tools razor sharp.…

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How To Use Hand Chisels To Clean And Cut Joints

It is said that any wood project can be built out of just three hand tools - A hand plane, chisel and a hammer. It will take time, but it can be built. Just like hand planes, a quality set of chisels is needed in a wood shop because sometimes it is easier to use than a power tool. The trick is to know how to use one properly. Here is a post on how to use a hand chidden to cut and clean.

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How To Use Hand Planes To Smoothen Wood By Hand

If you do not know how indispensable and useful hand planes are in a wood shop, you need to read this post. Hand planes are hand tools that have a great utility to smoothen the wood surface when a power tool cannot do the job. Many times hand planes are more convenient and faster to use, and almost always deliver a better finish.

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7 Kinds Of Hand Saws And Which One To Use When

There are many kinds of hand saws. They can be used to achieve different results. The main reason for using different hand saws is that they make a particular job easier to do. For example, a rip saw will allow you to cut along the grain with ease. Let’s look…

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