The Best Basic Hand Tools for Woodworkers

Building non-electrical woodshop tools, including a basic brace, auger bits and adjustable mouth block plane.



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Major components of a basic brace.
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Major components of an adjustable-mouth block plane.
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Detail of adjustable-mouth block plane.
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Properly used, a cabinet scraper should produce feather-fine shavings.
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Using a cabinet scraper.
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Cabinet scrapers.
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