How to Use a Strop

After creating the strop board I was eager to show you all how to use to get the best cutting edge possible. To show this process I wanted to use a chisel that a tad bit under the weather. The one I found looked like it had been sharpened on

Make a Strop Board

Sharpening tools is essential to and woodworking shop, power or hand tool. They cut better and are safer. After using sandpaper, whet stones, or oil stones, you can proceed to get an even better edge by honing. Honing is essentially placing a type of compound on some leather creating a

Wall Hung/Bench Top Chisel Rack

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

Xmasis Sharpening Stones

I have been looking for a set of sharpening stones for a while now. They are usually very expensive and definitely out of my price range. A new maker is on the block and making a name for themselves. These xmasis Sharpening Stones have two grits, 1000/3000, and fit into

Restoring a Chisel as easy as 1-2-3

Chisels are a main part of woodworking. They can be bought new or even put on the bench for restoring later. Even if you are a power tool guy they still play a role in cleaning up joints. The can shave off the slightest bit of wood to get a