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How to prevent tearout when drilling surface at an angle?

I was boring holes for stool-legs when this huge chunk of hard maple tore out. This was supposed to the be the top surface of the stool, so it's pretty frustrating. The chip was mangled, so I can't ...
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How do I mitigate this tear-out, ideally with hand-plane and scraper?

I have a rough-sawn plank of ash that I'm trying to finish using only hand tools (and no abrasives if possible). I think the board is flat-sawn, and you can see where the heartwood begins - the ...
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How should I have avoided breakout/spelching here?

I'm building a simple stool to practice hand-tool woodworking. I'm roughly following the Paul Sellers and Rex Kreuger how-to videos here and here. I managed to cut the tenons pretty close to the stool,...
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