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09-24-2011 03:27 AM

Lie-Nielson removed their You Tube Videos - 25 replies

Has anyone noticed that Lie-Nielsen removed their You Tube videos? I’ve looked at those videos to reinforce the use of my Lie-Nielsen tools or to inspire me to get a new tool. Deneb Puchalski’s videos by Traditionaltools was a favorite subscription. I hope this is short term to update their videos or to put them out on their own L...

03-19-2011 07:04 PM

Uses for a Toothed Plane Iron - 7 replies

I recently went to a Lie-Nielsen hand tool event. What is cool about these is that you get to try and discuss basically all of their hand tools. For me, and most of the people there, it was all about their planes. I really like the try it before you buy it scenario. My wife purchased a toothed plane iron for me for Christmas and it’s b...

02-24-2011 06:04 AM

What is a French Bottom - 26 replies

I heard the term “French Bottom” used when making drawers. What is a French Bottom and how do I make this?

10-31-2010 11:10 PM

Flip Over Table Hinge - 3 replies

Has anyone used a Flip Over Table Hinge? I’m looking at trying these in stead of the sewing machine hinges. If you have used them Did they need additional support? How much weight did they hold? How much of a cantilevered top did you use? etc. etc. etc. Here is the link to the hinge I’m thinking of using … http://www...

09-05-2010 10:38 PM

SandDevil sanding block - 3 replies

I was looking at the SandDevil sanding block … ... however, my sanding belts are 3” x 24” (the SandDevil uses 3” x 21”). Does anyone know of a similar tool that uses 3” x 24” belts?

07-27-2010 03:35 AM

Need a new license plate surround - 14 replies

My old license plate surround is no longer applicable. You know, the ones that say – Beer drinkers make better lovers, Alumni from the college of hard knocks, My dog is smarter than your honor student, etc. What would you as a woodworker put on a license plate surround?

01-12-2010 01:38 AM

Popping the Grain on Black Walnut - 5 replies

I’ve read a lot about popping the grain, but most of the articles were using birdseye, curly, or some other maple. I also bought a book on finishing where they attempted to address just how to do it, but didn’t go all the way. Most articles were also concerned about protecting the surface with polyurethane etc. I wanted to pop the...

07-22-2009 03:51 AM

What Size Dado Blade 6" or 8" - 15 replies

I’m recently retired and now upgrading most everything I’ve purchased over the past 30+ years. I’m now thinking of a new dado blade. I’ve kinda decided on the Freud SD506 or the SD508. The difference being 6” or 8”. So, my question is why spent the extra money for an 8” blade over a 6” blade? ...

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