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More about your JOINERY knife

More on your knife. Left handed knife I hear often of left and right handed knives and how they aid vertical cutting in woodworking. In general that’s not altogether true. It’s a rare phenomenon that one person can use both hands with equal dexterity  and exactness; that is, most of, left or right handed, cannot…

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More about your knife

There is more value to a knife than cutting Sellotaped boxes It’s obvious from the emails that not everyone owns a specific joinery knife and is pleasantly surprised at the results in situations they have not seen before. Many obviously do not know that a knife is so intrinsic to general and fine woodworking. This is the sad demise…

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Knives are shaped for purpose

I often make the mistake of saying that ‘this’ or ‘that’ is the best ‘this’ or ‘that’ and that one ‘that’ is better than two ‘thisses’ and so on. The knife I posted on earlier is a case in question. I have a collection of knives I consider my favourites. Most of them I made…

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The Stanley knife I use

Someone posted on Youtube to ask me to talk about the Stanley knife I am using in my videos on making the European workbench used by joiners, carpenters and furniture makers through the centuries. I guarantee one thing, at least I think, they would have loved to own the Stanley knife I have been using for years.…

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My minimalist tool list – the woodworkers knife

The woodworker’s knife Knives for woodworkers are often called striking knives or layout knives because we strike and lay out the cut lines of shoulders, cut around hinges and other hardware and trim and fit veneers and thin or small sections of wood to size. There are indeed many different knives to choose from, ranging…

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