HTT037 – Working with Reclaimed Wood

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.


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Listener Questions

  • Jay wants to know about using a shoulder plane to fix a mis-cut tenon shoulder.
  • Joe wants to know if it’s necessary to sand after hand planing before finishing.
  • Jeremy wants to know more about web frames and dust boards.
  • Robert asks when is mechanical reinforcement of joinery necessary and when is it not.

Main Topic

Today’s main topic is about working with reclaimed or salvaged lumber.

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