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UNDERSTANDING BASIC WOODWORKING TOOLS

Ten simple hand tools for building almost anything

Written by Len Cullum

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LEN CULLUM is a woodworker living in Seattle, where he specializes in building Japanese-style garden structures and architectural elements. When not woodworking, he teaches at Pratt Fine Arts Center, writes, and dreams of a robot that would sharpen his chisels.

Im going to focus on what I consider the six basic hand tools for working with wood, plus my four go-to tools for measuring. ...

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