Mastering Hand Tools will introduce you to the basic hand tool skills to turn you into a woodworker equally comfortable in either the powered or hand tool world - and offer the best results from each world. Host Christopher Schwarz starts off the video by asking the question, "Why use Hand Tools?" A fair question that he quickly answers by extolling the benefits of traditional woodworking tools - blended with some of the niceties of power tools. Those benefits include a healthier work environment, fewer jigs and test cuts, and accuracy to within .001 in. Watch along as Chris offers advice on selecting hand tools, shares tips for set-up and puts the tools to work.
Choosing and using marking knives and gauges and cutting gauges
Sharpening and using Jack planes and Smoothing planes
Selecting and using Handsaws and Rasps
The benefits of Braces and Hand Drills
and more about Chisels, Mallets, Scrapers and Router Planes
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