It’s a question woodworkers have had for generations: how do we go from the natural round shape of the tree to the square timber of construction? In this episode, Roy works through the steps to turn a round log into a square timber, and then shows how to bore a square hole. Hewing and planing are incorporated into the lesson, along with age-old methods for defining a plane.
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