Marking & MeasuringWoodworking Techniques 61 Since learning metric measurements in school I've always been a user of the millimetre and never questioned its suitability. Richard was also taught metric first but as soon as he was out in to the... Read more →
The techniques I use to make woodworking by hand efficient and fun.
Hand ToolsJigs and FixturesWoodworking Techniques 12 It’s often said that a woodworker can never have enough clamps but this isn’t something I‘ve really considered to be true (Unless you build workbenches for a living!) . When it comes to buying... Read more →
Hand PlaningHand ToolsWoodworking Techniques 23 Wooden Hand Planes Might Be Old Tech, But They're Not Outdated I think for many people wooden planes bring nostalgia and a nice sense of tradition but don’t necessarily seem relevant to use... Read more →
Hand ToolsSharpening 13 I was fortunate enough to get my hands on a new Veritas PM-V11 plane blade last year (the nice chaps at Veritas; Steve and Wally kindly dropped one at my bench at last years European Woodworking... Read more →
DrillingWoodworking Techniques 10 I must have bored over 10,000 perpendicular holes so drilling square is no longer a problem for me but as the ale was tasting good last night I didn’t want to trust my sight this morning when... Read more →