Mitered frames can be a challenge to build without specialized equipment. Even without the specialized miter trimming machines that are used by professional picture framers, the home woodworker can still make frames using a few simple common workshop appliances and techniques.
On today’s show, I discuss dovetail orientation for casework, making a mortise across the grain of a board, small smoothing planes, and “non-traditional” projects.
On today’s show, I discuss making a flag case, maintaining a wax finish, saw vises, non-yellowing finishes, and dovetailing details.
On today’s show, I discuss drawboring large tenons for workbenches, tools for spoon carving, plow planes, and camber on bench planes.
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.
Completing the construction of the candle box back and lid.
If you have ever wondered about the holding power of cut nails, wonder no more. Small cut finish nails hold much stronger than you think.
Starting construction on the box with the main joinery.
Have you ever wanted to learn how period drawers were built? Look at a sliding lid candle box.
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