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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.


Installing Small Hinges

Installing Small Hinges

On a small project, every detail matters. So you want a tight, gap-free fit for the hardware. A router and … Read More

Inexpensive Depth Gauge

Inexpensive Depth Gauge

Accurate measuring is one key to building better projects. They don't need to cost a fortune. Head to the auto … Read More

Two Tools You Need

Two Tools You Need

Find out which tools we wouldn't be without in our shop. Read More

Perfect-Fitting Tenons

Perfect-Fitting Tenons

Learn how to fine-tune tenons for snug joints. Read More

Hand Plane Blade Saver

Hand Plane Blade Saver

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

Hack Saw Helper

Hack Saw Helper

A clever jig to create custom hardware. Read More

Perfect Cuts on Small Parts

Perfect Cuts on Small Parts

This handy bench accessory makes cutting molding a breeze. Read More

Combination Square Tricks

Combination Square Tricks

Get the most out of this versatile tool. Read More

Must-Have Classic Hand Tool

Must-Have Classic Hand Tool

An old-fashioned tool you'll use all the time. Read More

Trim Workpieces Accurately

Trim Workpieces Accurately

Simple benchtop accessory for fine-tuning small parts. Read More

Trimming Wood Plugs

Trimming Wood Plugs

A clever block plane trick for smooth surfaces. Read More