On today’s show, I discuss woodworking in a small corner of the house/apartment, old woodworking books, auger bit lead screw pitch, and the basics of designing your own projects.
On today’s show, I discuss turning saw blades, hybrid filed saw teeth, managing glue in cold weather, auger bit cutter angles, and card scrapers.
On today’s show, I discuss making a flag case, maintaining a wax finish, saw vises, non-yellowing finishes, and dovetailing details.
On today’s show, I discuss workbench vises, four squaring lumber with hand planes, insulating basement walls, preventing sagging bookshelves, and shooting boards and planes.
On today’s show, I discuss lead screws on auger bits, single vs. double iron wooden planes, stair saws, and considerations when setting up a new workshop.
On today’s show, I discuss laminating 2Xs for a workbench top, mixing shellac, linseed oil odor, replacement blades for Stanley hand planes, music in the workshop, and making elaborate frame & panel doors.
On today’s show, I discuss shoulder planes, sanding after hand planing, web frames and dust boards, when to use mechanical reinforcement in your joinery, and working with reclaimed lumber.
On today’s show, I discuss jointing really long boards, making curved moldings by hand, using thinner lumber to make a thick workbench top, rounding the corners of plane irons, and starting a woodworking related side business.
On today’s show, I discuss 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.
On today’s show, I discuss a method for ensuring that large workbench leg mortises are square, controlling rust on items that can’t be stored in a tool chest, saw wrests, and and proper use of reference surfaces.
On today’s show, I discuss mouth opening on wooden planes, marking knives, leveling the bottoms of deep mortises, cambering a plane iron with a honing guide, and sharpening systems.
On today’s show, I discuss drawboring large tenons for workbenches, tools for spoon carving, plow planes, and camber on bench planes.