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Hand Tools

Some think that hand tools are mostly a thing of the past, but there's nothing further from the truth. Planes, chisels, and saws are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to tools that perform without a cord.


Using a Shop-Built Setup Gauge

On some woodworking tasks, setup takes more time than the actual operation. Careful machine and tool setup pays off in … Read More

The Versatile Block Plane

A block plane can be a vital tool for helping your projects look their best. Master a few basic techniques … Read More

Handy Chisel Techniques

Chisels are some of the most versatile tools in your shop. Here's how to get better results using them. Read More

Hand Plane Blade Saver

Protect the sharp edge on your blade with this saddle. Read More