Bob Rozaieski

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Arts & Mysteries: Separated at Birth?

Western and Eastern tools might not be as different as you think. By Bob Rozaieski & Wilbur Pan Pages: 22-24 From the April 2011 issue #189 Buy this issue now At first glance, Japanese woodworking tools and techniques seem like the platypus of the woodworking world. Beginning in the Edo period in the early 1600s, Japan isolated itself...

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Arts & Mysteries: Soup up Your Sawing Savvy

Good practice makes perfect – or at least better. By Bob Rozaieski Pages: 28-29 From the December 2010 issue # 187 Buy this issue now When it comes to using hand tools, good technique is everything. We can spend hours sawing, chopping and planing, but if we don’t practice good technique, all we are doing is getting...