Category Archives: Tools

Soundboard joined and fitted

The thing I have been most dreading is jointing and joining the soundboard planks together. I was lucky enough to get ahold of a number of extra-wide, old Italian spruce soundboard planks from a friend. It only required 3 pieces … Continue reading

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Some New Shop Furniture

I took a small hiatus over the past few weeks and worked to finish something I started several weeks ago.┬áBack in the Nov/Dec 2009 issue of Fine Woodworking there was an article on building Krenov Saw Horses which I thought … Continue reading

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Hand Tool Education

I recently enrolled in The Hand Tool School, which is an online school for learning and improving hand tool skills. The first ‘semester’ is focused on fundamentals, beginning with hand saws. The longer I am involved with woodworking and lutherie, … Continue reading

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A little Tool work

For my birthday last year my wife gave me a set of antique planes (Hollow & Rounds, Nos. 2-18 Even), which I proceeded to clean, polish, sharpen and otherwise restore to working order. I then went on to find and … Continue reading

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