Narex’s New State of The Art Chisel, Part 1

Narex’s New State of The Art Chisel, Part 1

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not affect our advice. The new Richter chisel is a real treat. Its feel and finish are exceptional, the ash handle is very comfortable, the blade is polished – which, in addition to its pure appearance, is very useful in preventing … Read more

Naniwa Sink Bridge for Sharpening Stones

Naniwa Sink Bridge for Sharpening Stones

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not affect our advice. Tool: Sink deck Producer: Naniwa MSRP: $ 65 The Naniwa stainless steel sink bridge is not a new product, but it is a welcome new addition to my home store. I haven’t (yet) set up a dedicated … Read more

A Father’s Legacy – Home Decor Online Tips

A Father’s Legacy - Home Decor Online Tips

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not affect our advice. Christmas, 1956. I was a bit of a friend and my seeing the Tonka Hi-Way series exhibited in the W.T. Grant had caught my attention months earlier. In my letter to Santa Claus, I asked for the … Read more

Roy Underhill’s Double Spring Pole Lathe

Roy Underhill’s Double Spring Pole Lathe

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not affect our advice. Can a portable pedal lathe make you believe it? Template: Download a free SketchUp model of the pole lathe.Website: Take a lesson with the author; Find out more on woodwrightschool.com.Article: Read “Roy Underhill: Still an Agent of … Read more

Saw & Plane Till – Home Decor Online Tips

Saw & Plane Till - Home Decor Online Tips

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not affect our advice. It will not solve addiction to a tool, but will facilitate the search for tools. Yyou’ve undoubtedly seen the photos of the H.O. Studley tool cupboard: the Sistine Chapel of tool cupboards. And as far as I’m … Read more

Elegant Tabletop Fasteners – Home Decor Online Tips

Elegant Tabletop Fasteners - Home Decor Online Tips

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not affect our advice. For my best work, I want the bottom of my project to be as beautiful as the top. That’s when I made a set of old-fashioned wooden table fixings, or “buttons”, rather than using the modern stamped … Read more

Metabo HPT Cordless Vacuum Contender

Metabo HPT Cordless Vacuum Contender

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not affect our advice. Tool: 36V MultiVolt dry / dry pods Producer: Metabo HPT MSRP: $ 499 (naked instrument) While replacing old and worn out tools, I made it my goal to find a cordless equivalent. Their convenience cannot be overstated, … Read more

What Happens Next is Everything

What Happens Next is Everything

Three weeks ago, Minneapolis police officers killed George Floyd. Outrage over his death sparked protests around Minneapolis and around the world. As a Minneapolis resident, it appears that change is really happening. It is up to us to ensure that changes occur, to remain vigilant and to work for a better, fairer society. My fate … Read more

Guerrilla Guide to Spray Finishing

Guerrilla Guide to Spray Finishing

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not affect our advice. It’s fast, forgiving and affordable – and you don’t need a paint booth. Tthe most difficult part of learning to spray finishes is to convince yourself that you can learn to spray finishes. Of all the ways … Read more