In this episode, I go over some pre-finishing tips and finish the inside of the trunk. I then go through the entire assembly and glueup process from start to finish. I then discuss the trunk’s lid, which is different from the original plan. You can download a Sketchup plan for the lid here. Once the lid is glued up, I realize that rushing through this project has resulted in a number of errors. So I fix them. I know how you guys love it when I make mistakes so you won’t be disa...
Moving right along, we continue cutting and assembling parts for the steamer trunk. I spend a good deal of time on techniques that will help you when working with plans. The key is to realize that some parts need to be cut using measurements from your project, NOT from the plan itself. I also spend some time creating the thicker top panels, since they are not as simple as they appear from the outside. Now that all the joinery is pretty much complete, I show you an alternative method ...
Hey LumberJocks. Many of you probably know that Festool is a one of our major sponsors over at The Wood Whisperer.Well, as part of our new sponsorship agreement, I was able to arrange for a monthly giveaway. Every month, one lucky winner will receive a brand new Festool tool. You can read all the details HERE. We are calling it The FesCOOL challenge. Yeah, its corny I know. There is a relatively easy challenge question that you must get right in order to be entered, but other than th...
I received this post today from a web site the I get periodic mail from. Greetings all,I am excited to announce the latest news concerning the addition of Wood Whisperer project plans to the awlfreeplans site. As you will notice upon visiting the site, I have added a “Wood Whisperer Plans” page that will contain various plans associated with the video pod cast counter part. In the future, I will be working with Marc to document various projects he builds through his video p...
Im a bad Lumberjock. I dont post very often and when I do it’s usually some kind of announcement. Good thing Im friends with the guy who runs it. :) Well the Vegas wood show is nearly upon us! It should be a very interesting experience as I will be slaving away at the Festool booth. But since Im there the whole time, I figured it might be neat to set up a live webcam. My wife wil be attending with me and although she is charged with walking around and getting good footage for T...
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Now it’s your chance to learn more about posting videos online and try it yourself. Together with Marc Spagnuolo, we have prepared another unique challenge for you. And this time it’s video challenge! We’re sure that each woodworking king (alias LumberJock) is proud of his castle. So now you have two weeks to record a full tour of your shop and show others your essential tools and equipment. As Marc says, the goal is to be creative and have fun! If you want to t...
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