Shop Tips

The best part of life is sharing knowledge.

We can all learn a little more to make us better Craftsmen.

Here you will find general shop knowledge and some best tips.

If you have an idea for one, please let us know!

Drilling brass

Nate Bower, clock maker, shows us how to modify a drill to cut brass cleanly.

Applying varnish

John Yothers, boat maker, discusses a few tips on applying varnish to a boat.

Salt in the work shop

John Wilson, woodworker, shows us a fantastic tip on keeping your parts aligned while clamping.