Hand Tools

Hand Saw

Jack Plane

Bevel the edges first.


Something useful and functional is better than something expensive and pretty.

Conventional Wisdom

Using the tool properly will save time and improve the quality of your work.

Sharp tools are actually safer because it takes less effort to accomplish the task.

The Hammer
Straight Claw Curved Claw Finish Framing Mallet Sledge Ball Peen


We should do an entire section on clamps. Working alone makes using clamps creatively and often an absolute necessity.

Buy Wood Clamps from Home Depot

The Home Depot