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My Woodworking Journey #1: Having The Right Tool for The Job

10-05-2020 02:16 PM by Gerald Etto | 2 comments »

When I started woodworking as a hobby almost three years ago, I didn’t know what I wanted to do. I started with a lathe, and invested a lot into chisels, grinders, chucks and other accessories. Then I wanted to learn flatwork. So I invested in a table saw, drill press, hand drills, random orbit sander and a belt sander. A lot of money spent, while not really getting anything back in terms of sales. The frustrating part of machine tools is accuracy. I soon realized, only hand tools can give me the accuracy I needed for the final part of making anything. So I bought a couple of Stanley planes from eBay. Due to some trigger-happy bidding, I bought more than what I needed at that ...

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