Paul has shown the effectiveness of using a cutting/marking gauge prior to starting the plough groove as a way to prevent/minimize tear-out at the surface of the groove and keep it clean.
Regarding the initial question–in my (limited) experience, the set on the plough can often move slightly as it is being used and sometimes needs to be…[Read more]
Seems like ages ago the spatula came out and then nothing (granted, WWMC has been quite busy!). I browsed around some of the resources on this site earlier today and think they are very useful (kind of like having the Essential Woodworking Hand Tools book online). Not sure it merits having a completely separate URL from WWMC or Paul Sellers’…[Read more]