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Handplane Basics

Woodworkers tend to have very strong feelings about the different ways of doing things – and handplanes is one of those subjects where opinions can vary wildly and discussions can even get pretty heated. There are three main arguments about handplanes: bevel orientation, number of planes to use and body type....

Wood Finishing 101

Book Giveaway: Wood Finishing 101

Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “cams2705” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of “Wood Finishing 101.” it is currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. This week I’m giving away a copy of Bob Flexner’s “Wood Finishing 101.” This...

Hybrid Woodworking

Book Giveaway: Hybrid Woodworking

Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “BenWalla” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of “Hybrid Woodworking,”  it is currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. This week’s book giveaway is for a copy of Marc Spagnuolo’s “Hybrid Woodworking.” If...

Book Giveaway: ICDT Woodworking Projects

Thanks for all the great comments! This week’s winner is “Kwesenberg.” Stay tuned for more great book giveaways. In the meantime, if you’d like to get your hands on a copy of “ICDT Woodworking Projects,” it’s currently available at ShopWoodworking.com.  I’m currently editing a new book in the “I Can Do...

Hand Tool Basics

Book Giveaway: Hand Tool Basics

Thanks for all the great comments! The winner of this book giveaway is “Mike.” Stay tuned for more fun giveaways. If you’re interested in a copy of “Hand Tool Basics,” it’s currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. I’m kicking off 2018 with a giveaway of our first book of this year which is...

Book Giveaway: December Mystery Box

Congratulations to the following winners of our Mystery Box Giveaway: chuck1957, PapaBear302, oldgoalie, waffleiron, mwilt, lpatterson412, alpen, forja000, humanjoe, Dstrbd Thanks to everyone for all the great comments! So, I’m looking at the bookshelves in our office library and it’s time to make some room for new stuff. Plus, the holidays...

Antique Rabbet Plane

Video: Making Rabbets With Planes

Lately I’ve been incorporating hand tools more and more into the projects I’m working on. I was recently exploring ways to make rabbets for a serving tray I’m working on as a Christmas gift. There are, of course, numerous ways to make them. I was in the mood to make mine...