HTT049 – Shellac Basics

On today’s show, I discuss dovetail pin to tail ratio, leaving space for seasonal expansion between case back boards, and some basics on using shellac.

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Feedback

  • Darin has a great suggestion for an inexpensive hot hide glue pot.

Listener Questions

  • Darin is curious about dovetail pin to tail ratio.
  • Brian is concerned about proper spacing for solid wood back boards for a bookcase.

Main Topic

Today’s main topic is shellac basics.

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