Sharpening is not my favorite task. I prefer working wood to working tools. However, now and then you need to grease the machine. I’m always looking for ways of speeding up the process, so that I can get back to work as quickly as possible. As a result, I’ve purchased a few sharpening jigs throughout … Read moreReview – The Lie Nielsen Honing Guide
I’m currently building a Mike Pekovich inspired tool cabinet. Mike built his cabinet for a Find Woodworking video series. In the video series, Mike uses a custom ground blade to cut his dovetails on the table saw. The idea is brilliant. Tails are dead square, and you zip through them with lightning speed. Additionally, the … Read moreDovetails on the Table Saw?
I spent the last six months building the workshop. Yes, life blessed me with an amazing opportunity. However, I grew tired of drywall, cabinets, and electrical. I wanted a fun project. So, when I stumbled across Scott Meek’s video, “Make a Wooden Smoothing Plane”, I decided to give it a shot. You can buy Scott’s … Read moreA Review: Make a Wooden Smoothing Plane
I never thought I’d own a table saw. I thought they were dangerous. I thought they were for people who lacked the finesse to master hand tools. It turns out, there’s so much you can do on a table saw that you can’t do with another tool. I struggled between the European style sliders and … Read moreMy First Cabinet Saw
The ability to accurately mark out stock is critical. Unfortunately, not all marking knives are created equal. I’ve been using the Pattern Pilot from Czeck Edge for a few months now and have grown to love it. It’s not perfect for every task, but it excels at those for which it was designed. The Pattern … Read moreA Marking Knife to Rule Them All
I’ve probably been down every sharpening rabbit hole that exists. I’m always searching for the ultimate in terms of edge maintenance. It’s not all about the keenest edge possible. For me, it’s just as important to have a system that’s quick and easy to use. I’ve had a great system for my plane irons for … Read moreA Review: The Kell Honing Guide