Mirka makes the best sand paper I’ve used so far – the Abranet. A mesh-type paper that has excellent dust removal properties. And they also has made this sanding block – with built-in dust collection! Let’s review it!
Three planes in one? SOLD! I bought a Rider 3-in-1 shoulder plane. Which is also a bull nose plane. And a chisel plane. That’s two special purpose planes I might not need to buy separately, if this thing keeps its promises. Tool review time!
Rings like silver! Whacking, wellying, tapping, bashing, smashing, persuading, nudging – there’s a lot of tasks in a shop that need a good… problem solver. Let’s review one option; the Thorex 712R
A plain and smooth piece of wood can be both beautiful and really boring. Stanley made a metal scratch stock, and Lie-Nielsen copied it. Let’s review the L and the N version!
Holding your work steady is crucial when you work. You need the best work holding you can get, and a metal woodworking vise is a great option. Lets’s review one.
Butt chisels? I’ll do a review of’em, but if you’ve read my blog before – you know what’s comin’ next! Let’s crack on with it.
Do you want to make money quick? Start a dust port adapter business then! But be aware of the competition, because Rockler may just kick your butt. Let’s review the dust anaconda!
Accurate marking of mortises, dovetails, lap joints and what have you, needs good tools. I bought two different marking gauge models from Veritas. Let’s review!
Flailing a plane about can be very rewarding or make the piece of wood look more like a cat’s scratch board. It comes down to whether the thing stays in place or not. Hence a planing stop. I bought one from Veritas, and tested if it wood stop the would. Or.. something.