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12-01-2011 01:56 AM

Freud Box Cutter Set - 20 replies

I recently purchased the Freud SBOX8 set after reading the good reviews this set got. I just finished working through a project where I used 5/8” thick Walnut and Maple and must admit, I’m less than impressed with the performance of this set. It was quite difficult to feed the wood through the blade, even my practice pieces of Popl...

03-31-2011 11:10 PM

Two Blades for Tenons? - 23 replies

This question is more of a curiosity one—I’m wondering how many other woodworkers do what I do to cut tenons on the tablesaw. I use two dado blades with spacers in between so that I can cut the tenon in one pass. Generally slightly oversized so a couple of passes with a rabbet plane is all that’s required for the fit I want.T...

02-20-2011 10:39 PM

Blogs & Sharing - 15 replies

I have a question regarding the blog on Lumberjock. I maintain a woodworking blog on Blogger. Is there any way that I can automatically set it up so that blog will feed to the Lumberjock site?Thanks in advance, I’m a bit computer resistant but getting better!

02-19-2011 12:07 AM

Hand Plane Technique - 14 replies

I’m a firm believer in hand planing my projects and when I had a fellow woodworker over to my shop today a question came up about using planes—he was trying out my smooth plane. He picks the plane up after each stroke while I usually leave it on the wood. His reasoning was that by picking it up you’re not dragging the cutting...

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