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How much should you spend on chisels?
I’m ready for a new set of bench chisels, and am wondering if it makes sense to splurge on a high-priced set. Some brands cost 10 times as much as others!
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Space-saving, edge-guarding chisel holder
I redesigned my wall-mounted chisel holder so it protects the chisels’ cutting edges, but only requires minimal clearance above the handles.
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This hole patch really drives home the point
After accidentally drilling hinge holes on the wrong side of a jewelry box, I wrestled with how to hide the error.
This magnetic hand-plane guide is cutting edge
Paring off just a little material from the edge of my workpiece seemed the perfect task for a sharp hand plane.