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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27 Must Have Tools For Your Woodworking Business

If you are like most woodworkers, you will end up with a few large machine tools, some smaller ones and a collection of much-needed hand tools. However, the tools you should have in your wood shop (especially if you are starting afresh) depends a lot on the kind of woodwork…

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How To Get Best Results From Woodworking Tools

Your woodworking tools may have more capability than what you are utilising at the moment. It’s important to realise this for two main reasons. First, the tools will serve you better, make the job go easier/faster and produce better results. Second, just when you think that you need a new…

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