Category Archives: Dovetails

Sterling Saddle-Tail® Dovetail Marker and Dovetail Square

Kieran Binnie a fantastic writer, luthier and Woodworker who blogs over at his blog: Over the Wireless showcasing his latest project Policeman’s boot bench. A couple of excerpts from the Blog are below, click here for the entire entry.  Gotta love his quote “Saddle Tail … Continue reading

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Mini Test of the Sterling Dovetail Square, Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine

Derek Jones the editor of Furniture and Cabinetmaking Magazine in the U.K. wrote a mini test on the Sterling Dovetailing Square in issue#236.  Click here for the full review.

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Blue Spruce Tool Works now in the Artisan’s ToolChest!

I have used Blue Spruce Tool Works Mallets and Marking knives for many years, those that have been to a show where I demonstrate how I cut dovetails know I love them. Several customers have asked me when I might come … Continue reading

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Sterling Tool Works “Dovetailing Square” has arrived!

Sterling Tool Works Double Square This precision square is supplied with one traditional graduated rule and a dovetailing rule providing a very versatile tool with many uses. The standard rule provides a wonderful compact square with excellent accuracy rivaling common … Continue reading

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Limited edition Saddle-Tail Dovetail Markers available at Handworks 2015.

Its time to share another limited edition tool to commemorate Handworks 2015! I have about 30 of these Saddle-Tail units with socket head screws that I think are just lovely, bigger and bolder than the black oxide phillips head screws. … Continue reading

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Dovetailing the Dutch Tool chest, with a Saddle-Tail

I would like to thank one of my Customers, Ryan @eartroots on Instagram for telling me that the newly released “Dutch Toolchest” DVD from Lie-Nielsen features Chris Schwarz gang marking his Dovetails with a Saddle-Tail2 dovetail marking gauge.  The picture … Continue reading

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New Saddle-Tail Slopes for 1:5 and 1:7 Dovetails, New Router Plane Wallet

At Woodworking in America last weekend Sterling Tool Works introduced two new Saddle-Tail Dovetail marker Slopes. The 1:5 and 1:7. They are now available for purchase on the website. Also introduced was the new Router Plane Wallet for all your … Continue reading

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Dovetailing / Tradeshow / Apartment – Wood working bench

I have received some inquiries about the bench I used for the LN- Event last weekend.  I shared with several people at the show and now here on my Blog the details of this bench.  It could be an IDEAL … Continue reading

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Dovetail Demonstration at Lie-Nielsen Event in Frederick Maryland

Yesterday I demonstrated at my first show as Sterling Tool Works.  I was able to show the quality and benefits of the Saddle-Tail dovetail marker and saddle square direct to woodworkers, a really great experience for me.  I would like … Continue reading

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Sterling Tool Works Featured in Furniture and Cabinetmaking Magazine

The May 2014 Edition#218 of Furniture and Cabinetmaking magazine, a publication in the U.K. featured Sterling Tool Works and the Saddle-Tail.  Derek Jones the editor of F&C originally found Sterling Tool Works through Instagram.  I am very excited to have … Continue reading

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