Monthly Archives: December 2014

Turning Saw

Scaling Up From a Picture

About 20 years ago, I was flipping through the pages of woodworking books in the local bookstore and ran across a picture of a turning bow saw the likes of which I had never seen before. I was so inspired by the little bow saw shape that I had...

Woodworking Plane Wedge Gauge Set

Woodworking Plane Wedge Gauges

A common but daunting repair for antique woodworking tool restorers is fitting or replacing a wedge on a wooden bench plane.  Once you study the mouth/throat design of a wooden plane, you realize that it is more complicated than it might seem.  The blade is angled to the bottom...