I needed a very small chisel for a box that I’m making. Rather than waiting to buy one, I grabbed a small screwdriver and transformed it into a very sharp chisel.
Shop update for September 2014. Topics include:Mobile base for planerReclaimed wood desk organizersReclaimed coffee table I also mention and give a link to the other YouTube channel I started where I will be teaching music lessons, starting with piano. You can watch this update video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKLNK9iUZi4
There is a new series on PBS that focuses on the American craftsman and how they make a living with their hands titled “A Craftsman’s Legacy.”. In this video I talk to Eric Gorges, who is the host of the show. Eric gives us some insight to the meaning behind this series and why he wants to throw a spotlight on the under-appreciated craftsman and artisans in America. To find out more about the new series “A Craftsman’s Legacy” on your PBS station, you ...
In this release I create the sliding dovetail drawer slides and finish the lid. Watch Part 1, 2, 3, 4
Bowl Making! - Showing off some of our new toys in action!! #15: Massive Manzanita! - The pallet arrived the project begins!
Well we got ourselves in about 800lbs of manzanita burl … root ball that is … California scrub tree … the golden state’s original ornamental wood. I plan to spin these into an assortment of bowls. I was hoping for a bit wetter but it is what is is the state of CA is in a drought and this is drying out EVERYTHING! So working with this has been a little more challenging and beating me up more than I would like but the results are coming out beautiful! And YES all w...
I created a nice pine bookcase with dovetailed joints on top, 3 thru tenons, and custom made molding. This was done using handtools (except nail gun). Check out the video and comment. Remember to like and share it to support YouTube woodworkers.
Some planes from the flea market.http://youtu.be/B8o0w020X84?list=UUd5zJvEvBsWALUYaChpNX8Q
I just purchased a Leigh VRS attachment for my Leigh dovetail jig. Decided to make an unboxing video where I show you what’s in the box and how it gets installed. I also take it for a test spin to see how well it works. In summary, I couldn’t be happier that I bought this. Just wish I had purchased it when first released. It’s a fantastic upgrade to the jig.
Blades breaking seem to be a problem for new scrollers, these two videos should help explain why this happens and how to prevent it. Click Here for “Why Scroll Saw Blades Break” Video Click Here for Blade Installation Animated video I would love to hear your questions and comments.
The Stumpy Nubs Workshop #49: New Festool CMS style sliding top router table you can build yourself!
It’s been two years since we built our homemade sliding router table, and it’s time to make some improvements. This is one you HAVE to see! It may look like a regular router table, but the front of the top slides in a precision track, making it safer and more useful than any I’ve ever used. Great for coping rails, safely routing small parts, the possibilities are endless. It’s a great show, you might even laugh a little. So check it HERE! (Friend us on fac...
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