Posts by Rob Porcaro

I have been woodworking for more than 30 years, finding the quiet joy of making things in wood, and still am eagerly absorbing more of the craft. I design and build furniture, and write in Medfield, MA. My work has been exhibited in premier juried artisan shows, fine galleries, and national and regional publications. My technical expertise is known and trusted in the field of woodworking as a widely published writer and teacher.

Tools to Get Started in Woodworking: Scrapers

hand scraper

A wood scraper is a deceptively simple tool, but is wonderfully effective for quickly and economically surfacing wood. Learn the basics of this tool and why it's a valuable addition to your toolbox.

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