Restoring the American Bedrock – Plane that is – Restoring Stanley Bedrock 604c and 605

I have restored several planes in my pursuit of finding the right tool in hand tool woodworking.  I have done several Stanleys of various vintage and quality, off brands, and long dead brands that change hands around the US.  I Read More …

There’s about to be a – CHISEL SHOOTOUT!

You can get a chisel for a dollar. You can get one for several hundred, but what’s the difference?  Are expensive chisels really worth the money?  Are cheap ones no good? In this video, I compare many qualities of these Read More …

Sharpening Your Tools with a Belt Sander?

Ok, but not like you think… In this video I show you how to sharpen nay prepare a chisel using DMTs spectacular American made Dia-Sharp sharpening stones, including the very special 4000 grit extra-extra fine stone.  I also use Veritas sharpening Read More …