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The rookie use of hand tools (Incoherent ramblings of a new wood worker)

04-04-2014 06:25 PM by Wagon173 | 5 comments »

So as I venture into the unknown, trying new joints, finishing/sanding techniques, and all around wood stuff as well as brushing up on what I had learned in highschool shop class, I’m beginning to see the beauty of doing things by hand. Initially most of my use of hand tools has been lack of funding for this new hobby. I’ve recently started building a coffee table with two redwood slabs I found out back at my grandpas house. They used to be backboards for the horse shoe pit. I’ve also got a 10”x10” 7+’ redwood straight grain beam that I’ve been hanging onto even before I started woodworking for whatever strikes me. I’ve stumbled onto th...

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