The Gyokucho brand Japanese saw is the best overall value. I have given up on western style push saws unless they are tensioned blade saws like a hacksaw or bow saw. Standard western saws … [Read more...] about Best Japanese Saws For Woodworking
Allan Little's Safety Glasses Review: If you do any operation long enough you will inevitably have an accident, it's the law of probability. I just finished fabricating my new steel work table, … [Read more...] about Safety Glasses Review: Are Your Eyes Worth $1 Each? Mine Are!
SEPT 1, 2015 UPDATE: This blog post was written in 2010. Waterlox changed their formula. I no longer use and recommend this product. I'm still researching to find a great replacement. ~ Allan … [Read more...] about The Best Finish For Your Woodworking Projects
Flat, straight and square lumber is crucial to starting any woodworking project. Your board has two faces and two edges that must be square and parallel to one another. Four Square, or S4S is a … [Read more...] about How To Mill Lumber To S4S In 6 Steps
Many times in the last twenty-five years while planing or jointing, the knife became damaged and caused me to stop working. The second I feel my knives are dull or damaged I place my Makita sharpening … [Read more...] about Fast and Accurate Installation of Planer and Jointer Knives
Every new woodworking project for me requires milling lumber. Starting off with my planer and jointer knives at their sharpest always sets the right tone. After the design and drawings are done, … [Read more...] about Want Sharp Planer and Jointer Knives?