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Straightedge Theory: Full of Holes?

Straightedge Theory: Full of Holes?

When it comes to making wooden shop tools, I think that most of the modifications we make to them are to stop us from throwing the tools away by accident. Many winding sticks are a right triangle in profile. Why? Mostly (I think) to prevent you from pitching them out with the garbage. Yes, the … Read more »

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Winding Sticks with Better Visibility

Winding Sticks with Better Visibility

Winding sticks don’t have to be fancy. Heck, they don’t even need to be anything other than two pieces of material that have parallel edges – that’s all you need to use these sticks to diagnose a twisted board or assembly. But I have a weakness for nice winding sticks, and they are a fun Continue reading»