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 [...]
I’m not sure how you are, but I know I really want to organize my garage area. It kinda looks like an explosion of tools and projects happened and I make enough room for my wife to park her car in that explosion. I know what I want to organize now, but not really sure [...]
I’ve been looking for a Japanese ryoba nokogiri saw that I could practice sharpening Japanese handsaws on. I managed to win one on Ebay that was right around 30 dollars shipped. The blade had a bit of rust and some minor pitting, but wasn’t missing any teeth and was in OK condition. Also, at the [...]
Make a magnetic guide for your handsaw so you can easily make square cuts. The guide is made from scraps and inexpensive magnets, and takes only an hour or two. The principle is the same as the rip fence on a table saw. You’ve got a section the saw will ride on and one that keeps the fence 90 degrees to the material you’re cutting.
Dinosaurs Rule! Do you have someone in your life that loves dinosaurs? Use the scraps you probably have lying around to build some T-Rex bookends that will make that special someone smile every time they see them. The following are additional notes and reflections on the build and is meant to supplemental information to the video below. [...]