This series introduces students to a variety of hand tools essential for woodworking. Learn the basics with each group of tools. Discover the potential for the tools you already own or want to buy. Learn about measuring and marking tools like gauges, squares, and knives. Discover cutting tools such as files, chisels, and saws. Learn which hand saw to buy and which to avoid for your joinery. Get great information on which 5 hand planes you need at your bench. Gather valuable information on chisels, types of chisels, which chisels to buy new, which to buy used and how to tune them up.
A smart woodworker has a variety of tools at her disposal. From machines to routers to hand tools. Learn about the hand tools that will make the rest of your work in the shop go more smoothly.