‘Handworks is a gathering of like-minded hand tool makers for the purpose of promoting the beauty of hand woodworking and the tools that go along with it.’ The exhibitors list is essentially a ‘who’s who’ of the most renowned and respected makers of hand tools, craftsmen and women in modern hand tool woodworking. Hosted in […]

A New Favorite?

Considering one of my favorite tools is the beading plane made by Caleb James, I couldn’t resist the recent opportunity to order another tool from Caleb. The best part was the perfect timing, as I hope to use this on an upcoming project. The tool is a traditional spokeshave, as you might gather from the […]

If you have to ask the question…

While I may voraciously devour books, articles and videos on woodworking, this does not count as experience. I’m an amateur at best when it comes to traditional woodworking and I only have a limited amount of hands-on-tools time that I would count as experience. That’s not to say that every trip into the shop isn’t […]