MAKE Asks: Specialty Tools

MAKE Asks: Specialty Tools


Make: Asks is a weekly column where we ask you, our readers, for responses to maker-related questions. We hope the column sparks interesting conversation and is a way for us to get to know more about each other.

This week’s question: What tool (or tools) that is not in your average maker’s arsenal do you find yourself grabbing for again and again when working on projects?

My Japanese hand saw finds often finds itself in my hands when I need to make precise, small cuts. It also helped enormously when I was learning how to make hand-cut dovetails.

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In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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