HTT035 – Sliding Dovetails

On today’s show, I discuss  silicone in waxes, paring yellow pine end grain, using cambered irons to square board edges, making moldings with a combination plane, more on reference surfaces, and sliding dovetails.


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  • Rob had some feedback on waxes and rust prevention.

Listener Questions

  • Jay is having trouble paring southern yellow pine end grain.
  • Hugo is unclear how a cambered iron can help square the edge of a board.
  • Don is having trouble with his Record 050 plough plane.
  • Alex has a follow up question on reference surfaces.

Main Topic

Today’s main topic is sliding dovetails.

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