Author Archives: Marc Spagnuolo

Marc Spagnuolo

About Marc Spagnuolo

Marc Spagnuolo is a woodworker, podcaster, video producer and host of the popular website, through which he provides technique instruction, project builds, tool reviews and more. He also co-hosts a weekly radio-style podcast called Wood Talk, available at He has contributed articles and video content to Popular Woodworking Magazine,, Wood magazine and Woodcraft magazine.

Marc Spagnuolo

Hybrid Woodworking: What Hand Tool Should You Buy First?

The world of hand tools can be a bit daunting at first. If you like the idea of a hybrid approach to woodworking and want to add hand tools to your arsenal, you may find yourself not knowing where to start. Fortunately Internet woodworking star Marc Spagnuolo (a.k.a. The Wood Whisperer) has a few words of advice to...


The Only Handplane You Need?

Editor’s note – This post and video originally appeared in The Wood Whisperer Guild, an innovative and high-quality website with tons of woodworking information. Many thanks to Marc Spagnuolo for making this paid content available for free on the Popular Woodworking site! Buy Marc’s book, “Hybrid Woodworking,” in our store for an exclusive video...