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The latest woodworking article is available in this newsletter.

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Part 3 - A Beginners Guide to Using Hand Tools and Traditional methods

Part 1 is available here
Part 2 is available here

Half-Lap & Halving Joints

The third of several articles on using hand tools.

This article first appeared in The GMC Group's Publication Woodwork Craft 2015

As a boy, attending secondary school in England in 70’s, I was required to take woodworking classes as part of my education. For most of us this was our first encounter with using traditional hand tools. We learned how to manipulate wood by planing, sawing and chiseling and created all sorts of things including garden dibbers, boxes, chessboards and coffee tables.

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