I’ve always considered myself to be a unique person, and woodworking is one avenue by which I can express that individuality. My love for the craft started when I was very young, in my grandfathers cramped basement workshop. I fondly remember the smells and sounds as he crafted items from bird houses to porch swings. Two and a half decades later, and I find myself wanting to follow in his footsteps. I am writing this blog in hopes that I can inspire others to creatively express their own unique talents.
I decided to attempt this for my bench hook after watching Roy Underhill make a stopped sliding-dovetail on an old episode of the Woodwright Shop. On the show, he mentioned that the same basic principles also applied to stopped dadoes. You start like you would with any other dado, by marking out all of your … Read moreMaking Stopped Dadoes by Hand