How do you flatten your tools? Glass? A granite countertop? In this blog post I discuss the pros and cons of these surfaces, and suggest some others that might save you a lot of wasted effort.
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After recieving several requests, I’ve just added a post to my blog with tips that should take some of the stress and worry out of grinding. Here’s the link: http://jszcbf.wordpress.com/2011/12/16/secrets-of-happy-grinding/ I hope ...
After a lot of work getting the project ready for a final finish, it’s time to take the plunge. This post introduces readers to several useful applications for shellac, one of the longest-enduring finishes in a furniture maker’s arsen...
Here's the link for the fourth post in this series. We’re at the point where the project needs to be assembled, and the care and deliberation you take in this process is going to pay big dividends when we start to apply the finish. With ...