Don’t Fear the Camber

A humorous collection of woodworking tips for the intermediate hobbyist, including tips on the proper use of a hand plane, mortising joints, applying wood wax and more. Douglas Ward, editor of the DCW Woodworks blog, is a woodworker, musician, and craftsman offers a great collection of articles to help you hone your craft. All the articles are short, easy reads and well worth the time to peruse.
The progression of learning to use hand planes is often something like this: Stage 1: I tried to use (my grandpa’s/a flea market find/a Home Depot $19) hand plane, and it sucks. It just chatters across the wood, doesn’t make shavings, and doing any work with it would take […]
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