Its been a while since posting anything about hand saws, but all is not lost.
I have been posting a blog entry every Friday on The Unplugged Woodshop. This past weeks entry was about hand sawing.
More specifically, on stance and grip. I also made my first video showing how I teach people to hold the saw and start the cut. (below)
And last, I know it has nothing to do with hand saws, but I made the below box
Its just a small box made from some soft quilted maple. I cut the pieces when I still had a table saw, but for some reason I never finished the box. Until recently I had forgotten all about it.
This past September I was able to meet Andrew Gore, and see the Fred West memorial tool box. I was so enthralled with the tool box and Andrew’s work that I had a lengthy conversation with him about his processes. Since then I have kept his stuff in the back of my mind. When I was cleaning my shop weeks ago I stumbled upon the half made box and figured it would be the perfect thing to try out using dyes to do crazy awesome things. Its a pretty involved process, but one I will defiantly be using again.
So a huge shout out to Andrew for the inspiration, and I suggest that you check out Andrews site. Andrew Gore Woodworks.