On my old workbench, I had a drawer that I found extremely convenient for keeping things like pencils, a pair of scissors, and other odds and ends. I had always intended to add a drawer to my current bench, but just haven’t gotten around to it until now.
Today, we have the Patron Extra podcast from October 2017. In this show, I talk about building vs. buying a workbench. Is building a workbench a rite of passage? Listen in for my thoughts!
On today’s show, I discuss order of operations for projects, workbench top board orientation, nails for a cabinet back, mixing hot hide glue without a glue pot, saw sharpening files, and flattening a workbench.
On today’s show, I discuss laminating 2Xs for a workbench top, mixing shellac, linseed oil odor, replacement blades for Stanley hand planes, music in the workshop, and making elaborate frame & panel doors.
On today’s show, I discuss jointing really long boards, making curved moldings by hand, using thinner lumber to make a thick workbench top, rounding the corners of plane irons, and starting a woodworking related side business.
On today’s show, I discuss workbenches, butterfly keys, setting up a dado plane, chopping mortises square to the edge of the stock, and four common woodworking myths.
On today’s show, I discuss finishing both sides of a board, book matching veneer, cooper’s jointer planes, workbench designs, pins vs. tails, hand tool jigs, boring straight with a brace and bit, and experimenting with historical practices in your shop.
On today’s show, I discuss keeping inset cabinet doors aligned, white pine for a workbench top, bevel up vs. bevel down smoothing planes, tongue and groove planes, and tips for working efficiently in a small shop.
On today’s show, I discuss using multiple tenons on wide table aprons, making cock beading with hand tools, workbench placement in the shop, edge jointing thick stock, and the pros and cons of the different types of hand planes.
On today’s show, I discuss edge jointing, workbench tool trays, cupping boards, building a saw on a budget, and nails for building furniture.