Patrick Leach

Video Preview: Superior Works Sliding Bevel

Tool seller Patrick Leach has a new sliding bevel in the works that does something that no other modern bevel does: It locks at a perfect 90°. Yup. Sliding bevels are great at describing almost every angle except 90°, which is why we have try squares. With this new sliding bevel, some woodworkers might...

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A Most Unusual Tool Chest

I’ve always liked artwork and woodworking pieces that were executed by someone with a good deal of talent but a lack of formal training. Some people call this “outsider” work, so I guess that makes a lot of us outsiders. Recently, tool seller Patrick Leach sent me some photos of an interesting tool chest...