This log is from a 30 year old tree that had to be cut down because the original owners of our house planted it near a wall. It was too thick to use the chainsaw mill, but not for the maebiki oga (Whaleback Large Saw). How long did it take? You'll see in the video. [...]
Using hairpin legs to make a table reduces some of the complexity. You can focus on the table top and then attach the prefabricated legs. Recently we made a kitchen table using some reclaimed wood. It's always great to try to keep materials from going to a landfill, but using reclaimed materials comes with some [...]
You might be looking for a Japanese saw to start using in your workshop, and I'm sure you've seen this affordable Japanese saw available on Amazon. Like me you've been wondering how good they are. Find out if you should buy it.
I won this hammer on Ebay. Only thing is the hammer head had a little rust on it and the handle easily slips out of the hammer head. I spent a little time over the last two weekends working on making a new hammer handle from a small log of olive wood.
Recently I was interviewed by Chris from the Youtube channel Chop with Chris. I was lucky enough to meet Chris at the Atlanta Woodworkers Show in 2016. Chris makes project completely by hand, and usually starts a project by taking a trip into the woods for his materials. Below is the video interview and a [...]