Making and fitting the tool tray for chisels and such has some additional complexities, but we’ll make short work of these with some tricks of the trade.
In this episode we consider the final appearance of the handle area to make sure it complements the carrier and also create the protruding tenons, replete with the round-overs, that so exemplify the Arts & Crafts era.
The main content in this episode brings focus to making the oak handle. Creating the through-tenoned crossbar and its mortise and tenoned feature handle must be done with total precision, ready for close examination when others see what you’ve made.
Central to this episode is the beauty and harmony in the joinery.
The use of knifewalls in preparation sets the pathway to high standards in quality joinery. In this video, you will see and hear Paul’s explanations as if you are standing with him at the workbench.
This opening episode walks you through the triple dovetail layout ready for cutting.
If you are looking for a sampler piece to both learn from and express your appreciation in, this hand-tooled carrier exemplifies a person’s love for the traditions of joinery.