On today’s show, I discuss edge jointing, workbench tool trays, cupping boards, building a saw on a budget, and nails for building furniture.
From the Shop
- I finished up a saw for a customer.
- Work on the cabin continues.
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- Devin is having problems edge jointing a board. I mentioned this video on match planing.
- Bill is looking for guidance on the size for a workbench tool tray.
- Alex is is having problems with boards cupping after they’re planed.
- John has some questions about building his first hand saw.
Today’s main topic is a bit of history on the 1632 hearing between the Company of Carpenters and Company of Joyners of London, and a discussion on using nails in furniture work. See Peter Follansbee’s transcription of the 1632 court decision on his blog here. See this blog post for the list of nails that I recommended in the show.
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