Chisels are one of my most used tools in my shop besides the hand saw. They can chop, slice, and trim pieces to the exact fit that I'm looking for. A lot of times they get left out on the bench top and pushed to the side. There is no
Sorry for the delay! I've been building a walnut stool with dovetail joinery. It is a simple design that has a nice added touch with the dovetails. Check out part 1 and 2 to catch up and stay tuned this friday for part 3, the finishing.
I needed a gate for our front porch, so I built one. I didn't want it to be expensive because I didn't plan on having it for more than 5 years. This gate is made with simple joinery and 2x4's and fence pickets.
Have a bandsaw? What about a handsaw? Either way you can make a half lap miter joint easily and create even stronger corner joints. I go through some quick steps to accomplish this task on the bandsaw and then using a handsaw. If you enjoy this video consider following THIS
I've made a set of tongs before, but they were for flat stock. They work great and i needed something new to hold square stock while forging. Sometimes the pieces are just too short and I don't want to use just gloves. I decided to use some 5/8" stock that