For the past couple of weeks I’ve been deep into preparing for my upcoming classes at Weekend With Wood, but over the last couple of days I’ve had reason to watch again Ron Herman’s latest contribution to 360Woodworking.com on sharpening. Wow. Is it really that easy? I’ve always been a product-oriented woodworker; the idea of[…]
This past week I drove up to Ron Herman’s new shop in New Holland, Ohio. While rummaging around the shop, I spied the above poster from one of his early appearances at Woodworking in America (before he was pushed out by a BS #MeToo false accusation). Are you guilty? — Glen D. Huey Check out[…]
If you have braces or drills, you have to have bits to make those tools work. Ron Herman guides you through different styles, adding detailed analysis.
In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking we talk with Ron Herman of Woodworkingwithron.com to get his take on how barometric pressures figure into our woodworking. Along with how pressure effects wood, he shares stories on how it effects your tools, too. Join 360 Woodworking every Thursday for a lively discussion on everything from tools[…]
Better tools don’t necessarily make woodworking easier. Sharp tools, however, do make all the difference in the world. Sharp is derived from a variety of methods – fancy to frugal. How you get your edge is largely dependent on your woodworking budget. Fear not. Sharp is obtainable at all levels of expenditure.
I just posted a new presentation by Ron Herman for members at 360Woodworking.com. Way back in 2017 (sure seems like a long time ago, huh?) Ron did a video on braces and drills. The new release, Bits & Bit Stock dovetails into the 2017 presentation. While his short video is packed with great hand-tool information,[…]
As I was editing a video presentation about woodworking braces with Ron Herman (yes, woodworkingwithron.com Ron Herman) I was enamored with a funky woodworking brace that he shows and describes in one section of the video. As you probably know, hand tools are not a huge part of my woodworking – certainly not old braces,[…]
If you have a Stanley #244 miter box, or are looking to purchase one, there are a few unique features of which you should be aware. In order to make your setup work as it should, your saw has to be equipped with a small post-like part that’s attached to its spine. That small part,[…]