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AprilCoverFor the April 2013 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine, we tested the new Hock Tools scratch stock – you can find that full tool test free online by clicking here.

The video below shows you how to use this simple tool (with the note that you can also clamp your workpiece in place).


— Megan Fitzpatrick


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