It’s no secret that I love Benchcrafted products. I recommend their bench vises without any reservations and have them installed on almost all of our workbenches in our workshop. When [...]
Earlier this fall I was invited to be a guest on Harvest Dialogues, an internet talk-show focused on architecture, design and style. The show’s creator, Daniella Ohad, wanted to interview me on [...]
When I emerged from my mother’s womb I had a small knife clipped to my baby fat at my waist. I immediately used the knife to cut the umbilical cord. Then I folded the knife (for safety) and [...]
The The BT&C Planing Stop is a small toothed plate, intended to serve as a buffer stop when planing a board on the bench.
I haven’t given much thought to the culture of paying dues until a few recent occasions, when I’ve been struck by how this dimension of woodworking culture—at least, the culture of professional [...]
Basic woodworking tools are different from beginner woodworking tools. For one thing, I don’t like to use the word “beginner” unless I am using it accurately.
Big fat granite surface plates are nice, but they are overkill for most woodworking shops. The granite surface plates are intended for machinists and other metalworkers who work to thousandths or [...]