Scott Meek Smoothing Plane Build

I have a fetish for boutique tools.  Unfortunately, my bank account has a fetish for remaining too low to make these boutique tool purchases. So until my bank account is anti-fetish, I choose (my wife chooses for me, rather) to make my own tools.  A few months back I made a wood smoothing plane (a … Continue reading Scott Meek Smoothing Plane Build

Scrap Wood Woodworking Part 3

After making a few try squares I found it fitting to make a few cutting gauges.  I have two wheel marking gauges but I am not fond of the small reference surfaces.  I like the marking gauges that Jeff Hamilton sells on his website and on  I like to live by the phrase "if it … Continue reading Scrap Wood Woodworking Part 3