Bench hooks are meant to be an aid commonly used with hand tools, such as the backsaw, a hand plane and, somewhat less frequently, a chisel of some kind. Although very simple to make, commercially made bench hooks have become increasingly available. See also [ edit ]
Educational video produced by HD Media Pro. This videos shows the steps involved in creating a Bench Hook, which is an essential workbench accessory used in woodworking. Filmed using two cameras
Closing Out On My Bench Fitments. By Paul Sellers Two jacks, and the remainder are smoothers with different setting depths or a simple scrub plane. I never use a bench hook because when I was an apprentice no one ever used them there either. We only used them in school to my recollection.
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A bench hook is a simple wooden appliance that hooks against a workbench's edge and is used to hold pieces of wood while you cut them with a cross cut back saw. How to Build a Bench Hook . 1. Dimension & Square up a Piece of Scrap Lumber. Because a bench hook is a woodworking appliance that is built to take abuse, there is no need to use a nice piece of lumber.