On today’s show, I discuss tool acquisition as a new woodworker, cutting up old saws, repairing a twisted frame and panel door, accuracy vs. precision, and dust control.
On today’s show, I discuss outdoor finishes, auger bit lead screws, re-sawing by hand, more on hand tool storage, and using hide glue.
On today’s show, I discuss period finishes, the chisels that I find most useful in the shop, must have hand tool appliances, and hand tool storage options.
On today’s show, I discuss planing the end grain of a thick board at an angle, Auriou carving tools, making a frame for a glass panel, fixing miscut mortise and tenon joints, and the dos and don’ts of teaching woodworking classes.
On today’s show, I discuss intermediate projects, workbench designs, cutting up wide lumber, sharpening saws for different woods, and getting started with carving.
On today’s show, I discuss set on hand saws, auger bits for softwoods and hardwoods, spring pole lathes, shopping for used tools, and staying motivated to work in the shop.
On today’s show, I discuss scraping chisels, drawer slips, bits for boring into end grain, starting the cut with a hand saw, and working with kids in the shop.
On today’s show, I discuss getting back to video podcasting, how flat boards really need to be, resaw frame saws, proportioning project parts, and pre-year 2000 resources for learning traditional woodworking.
On today’s show, I discuss setting up a shooting board, good hand tool woods, when to stop and sharpen your tools, workbench top thickness, and what power tools make the most sense in a mostly hand tool shop.
On today’s show, I discuss hiding grooves in dovetailed drawers, building a period style overlay drawer with a thumbnail molding, black stains on wood, modifying basic joinery for special situations, and starting out with hand tools on a limited budget.
The podcast is back! On today’s show, I discuss how long it takes to complete tasks by hand, modern substitutes for period woodworking tools, the care and feeding of in-cannel gouges, and the nuances of sharpening hand saws.