HTT008 – Teaching Woodworking Classes

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.

From the Shop

  • I have started on some new hand saws that I’m going to be putting up for sale in my online store once they’re done.
  • I’m in the planning stages for some wooden Lord of the Rings/Hobbit swords requested by my daughters.

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The Mailbox

  • Ed wants to know how to plane the end grain of a thick board at an angle.
  • After listening to my recommendations in Episode 7, Chris has a question about carving tools.
  • Jason wants to know how to use through rabbets in a frame to house a mirror without the rabbet showing through the end grain. I referenced this video:
  • Thomas needs to know how to correct over cutting a mortise or a tenon.

Main Topic

Today’s main topic is dos and don’ts for teaching woodworking classes.

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