HTT014 – Green Woodworking

On today’s show, I discuss smoothing end grain to long grain transitions, more on in-cannel gouges, rust control in humid shops, working end grain with hand tools, and getting started with green woodworking.

From the Shop

  • Work continues on the log cabin so I’ve gotten no shop time over the last few weeks.

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  • Greg had some feedback on his sawhorse (or rather saw bench) based portable workbench.

The Mailbox

  • Dr. Nono wants to know how to level and control the finish color of end grain to long grain transitions.
  • Sam wants to know more about in-cannel gouges and what applications they are most useful for.
  • Alex has a basement shop in a humid climate and wants to know about rust control.
  • Jared is struggling with working on end grain.

Main Topic

Today’s main topic is getting started with green woodworking.

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