This companion video for our reprint of the 1889 book "Exercises in Wood-Working," shows you how to make the most of traditional (and essential) hand tools in the modern shop. Your download purchase includes the relevant pages from the book in PDF format, plus your choice of a video file optimized for either PC or Mac computers. PC users will likely want to download the .wmv file, optimized for Windows Media Player. Mac users will likely want the QuickTime .mov file.
Exercise 9 – Construction of a Half-Joint: Today, we call this a half-lap joint. In this exercise, Robert W. Lang, executive editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine, shows you how to cut a perfect half-lap joint using only a saw and a chisel.
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