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10 Steps to Getting Started in Traditional Woodworking with Hand Tools #5: |Step 4| Learn how to Use Woodworking Hand Tools

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Blog entry by WoodAndShop posted 04-15-2014 04:05 PM 1701 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: |Step 3| Learn how to Refurbish, Tune, & Sharpen Tools Part 5 of 10 Steps to Getting Started in Traditional Woodworking with Hand Tools series Part 6: |Step 5| Learn How to Design Woodworking Projects »

Step number 4 gets into actually using your new or old traditional woodworking hand tools to create something! But just like a bike a car, or a sword, these tools will work properly and get you where you want to go (e.g. building something beautiful) if you learn how to wield them properly. So check out these videos, and come back for more…I’ll be adding more and more videos over time; beginning with the fundamental tools and moving onto the specialty tools.

4.1 How to Use Hand Planes

VIDEO: This is a descent video about handplane types and techniques:

4.2 How to Use Hand Saws

VIDEO: Chris Schwarz, editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine, joins Roy Underhill on The Woodwright’s Shop to explore the three classes of English sawcuts. (Click here to watch the video since Lumberjocks doens’t embed iframes).

4.3 How to Use Bench Chisels

VIDEO: A Lie-Nielsen Toolworks instructional video about how to use bench chisels:

4.4 How to Use Mortise Chisels

VIDEO: A Lie-Nielsen Toolworks instructional video about how to use mortise chisels:

Here is a list of other tutorials that I’ll be recording and posting soon at WoodAndShop.com:

Check out Step #5 below:

Shortcut to Joshua’s 10 steps:
Step 1: Buy the Right Woodworking Hand Tools
Step 2: Setup Your Workshop & Tool Storage
Step 3: Learn how to Tune, Refurbish, & Sharpen Tools
Step 4: Learn how to Use Woodworking Hand Tools
Step 5: Learn how to Design Woodworking Projects
Step 6: Learn to Prepare Wood: Square & Straight
Step 7: Learn how to Layout & Mark the Wood
Step 8: Joinery: Learn how to Layout & Cut Joints
Step 9: Learn how to Assemble & Glue-up
Step 10: Learn how to Finish the Wood

-- Joshua Farnsworth - Free Traditional Hand Tool Woodworking Tutorials: http://WoodAndShop.com



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