HTT013 – What’s on the Woodworking Bookshelf?
On today’s show, I discuss cabinetmaker’s screwdrivers, rub joints, fishtail vs. skew chisels, portable workbenches, and my favorite woodworking books.
From the Shop
- I haven’t been in the shop since the last show because I’ve been working on the cabin.
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- No feedback this week.
- Rush wants to know why cabinetmaker’s screwdrivers have fat tapered tips.
- Jonathon is looking for information on making a rub joint with liquid hide glue.
- Damien wants to know the benefits of a fishtail chisel as opposed to a pair of skew chisels.
- Gregory is building a portable workbench and is looking for some advice.
Today’s main topic is favorite books from my woodworking book collection.
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Great podcast as usual Bob.
As a Professional Gunsmith for over 30 years I can’t count the number of times I have ground then filed a screwdriver to fit a screw I needed to either remove or reinstall. Parallel sides are paramount especially when I am working on a $100,000.00 shotgun. When I finish it is imperative that nobody can tell I have removed or replaced the screws!
The sawhorse workbench I feel would work only if it is attached to the wall for rigidity and support. I do like the idea though of attaching the saw horses to a 4×8 sheet of plywood and use the body for weight and support.
This was another great episode! I just started listening from the beginning.
Itd be great if you included the list of books in the show notes or linked to another blog article or something
Good idea, thanks! I’ll write something up in a future post.