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Fine Woodworking magazine editors and contributors answer your questions and share woodworking tips and techniques.

Fine Woodworking magazine editors and contributors answer your questions and share woodworking tips and techniques.
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Fine Woodworking magazine editors and contributors answer your questions and share woodworking tips and techniques.

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STL 178: To Glue One Edge or Two?

12/7/2018
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To enter to win Bob Van Dyke's sharpening box from issue #254: show-notes pageConnecticut Valley School of Woodworking We’ll pick a winner December 21, 2018. Question 1: From Amy: I've been using a piece of vegetable tanned leather with green waxy honing compound as a strop. I start by rubbing compound onto the shiny side of the leather. However, when I go to strop my carving knives, the pressure from my blade compresses the compound and it flakes off. Is there something wrong with my...

Duration:01:09:19

STL 175.5: Bonus Episode with Kate Swann

11/30/2018
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For more information on The Florida School of Woodwork: http://www.schoolofwoodwork.com/ For more infomation on Fine Woodworking HANDS On 2019 in Tampa, February 1-3: http://bit.ly/2Pbh03U Kate Swann is a lifetime woodworker, furnituremaker, and artist that known nation wide for her elegant custom furniture designs. Her unique works have been featured in magazines and act as functional furniture pieces in boardrooms, homes and retail spaces around the country. Renowned for her exquisite...

Duration:00:42:05

STL177: Pekovich's Primitive Projects

11/23/2018
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Question 1: From Matt: I have 3 questions about getting into kumiko: 1.) What (Japanese) chisel would you recommend starting with? Hida Tool - HidaTool.comIida Tool - JapanTool-Iida.com 2.) What online/printed resources would you recommend? Spice up your work with kumiko by Michael Pekovich #259–Jan/Feb 2017 IssueMike Farrington's Kumiko work on YouTubeJohn Reed Fox on Roy Underhill's Woodwright's Shop 3.) Any thoughts on preparing the strips without a tablesaw or drum sander? Question 2:...

Duration:01:01:10

STL 176: Why we don’t like resawing on the tablesaw

11/9/2018
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Leave a comment on this episode's show notes page to enter to win a one of three Shop Talk Live t-shirts! - http://bit.ly/2JzIJZb Question 1: From Damon: It’s time for me to start surfacing rough boards, but I don’t have the money to buy BOTH a jointer and a planer. I do have a plan for milling stock without the jointer, please let me know what you think: Buy a lunchbox planer and build a sled for face jointingBuild a jig for ripping a straight edge at the tablesawAfter face jointing with...

Duration:00:50:33

STL 175: Stressful Panel Glue Ups

10/26/2018
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Head over to ShopTalkLive.com and leave a comment on this episode's show-notes page for your chance to win a one-year membership to Fine Woodworking's new UNLIMITED membership! We’ll pick a winner November 9, 2018. Make sure you check out The Craft of Veneering by Craig Thibodeau Question 1: From Tom: I am building a credenza that will be 84" long, with solid walnut top and bottom. If the back is made of plywood (1/2" or 3/4"), is it ok to glue the back to the solid top and bottom...

Duration:01:08:21

STL 174: The power of the spring joint

10/12/2018
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Become a member today and get instant access to all FineWoodworking.com content. Start your free two week trial here. Show notes are available here. To see the newest issue of Fine Woodworking. Links mentioned in this episode: An Edge-Jointing Primer - Well-tuned tools and the right technique create joints that last by Gary Rogowski #124–May/June 1997 Issue Creating an Attractive Tabletop, Part 2 Edge-jointing and glue-up by Bob Van Dyke #208–Nov/Dec 2009 Issue No Black Line...

Duration:01:02:54

STL 173: The Draw of the Wooden Handplane

9/28/2018
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Show notes Links mentioned in this episode: Wood Planes Made Easy by David Finck #196–Jan/Feb 2008 Issue - http://bit.ly/2QU8Ui9 Handwork: Make a coopering plane by Clark Kellogg #263-Sep/Oct 2017 Issue - http://bit.ly/2QVs9YP James Krenov on Handplanes by James Krenov #196–Jan/Feb 2008 Issue - http://bit.ly/2QTT5YS Get to Know Japanese Handplanes by Andrew Hunter #260–Mar/Apr 2017 Issue - http://bit.ly/2wY5Mfg Japanese Planes Demystified by Carl Swensson #145–Nov/Dec 2000...

Duration:01:09:54

STL 172: You're using your chisels wrong

9/14/2018
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Sign up now for your chance to win the Ultimate Router Table Giveaway from Fine Woodworking and JessEm Tool Company Links discussed in this episode: Sanding on the Drill Press - by Michael Fortune #254–May/June 2016 Issue Arts & Crafts Bed by Kevin Rodel #260–Mar/Apr 2017 Issue Contemporary Arts and Crafts Bed by Michael Cullen #268–May/June Emmet Van Driesche - Spoon blanks for sale

Duration:01:04:15

STL 171: When the Instagram Critics Get To You

8/31/2018
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To enter to win a USB archive leave a comment on the show notes page for this episode. Winner will be selected September 14, 2018 Sharpening Services – Is it worth the time and expense to get your blades sharpened? Video: Machine Setup – The Jointer part 1 – Matt Wajda sets the jointer tables using only a straight-edge and some scraps of paper Finish Line: Original Arts and Crafts by Nancy R. Hiller #193–Sept/Oct 2007 Issue Re-creating a Shaker Finish by Linda Coit #203–Jan/Feb 2009...

Duration:01:06:55

STL 170: Biscuit Joiner vs. Dowel Jigs

8/17/2018
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Show Notes: http://bit.ly/2JzIJZb Become a member today and get instant access to all FineWoodworking.com content. Start your free two week trial here: http://bit.ly/2m576Fl For more Shop Talk Live or to submit a question: http://bit.ly/2mVJYd0 To see the newest issue of Fine Woodworking: http://bit.ly/2newDLh Links mentioned: Video: Accurate Biscuit Joints by Tony O'Malley #165–Sept/Oct 2003 Issue Fine Furniture with Biscuit Joints by Michael Fortune #227–July/Aug 2012...

Duration:00:59:49

STL 169.5: Bonus Episode - Maplewoodshop

8/10/2018
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We were going to put this interview in the last episode, but it deserved to have your undivided attention. So here is a special bonus episode of Shop Talk Live. For more information on The Maplewoodshop program: https://www.maplewoodshop.com/

Duration:00:33:25

STL 169: Bandsawn Surface vs. Tablesawn Surface

8/3/2018
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Show notes: http://bit.ly/2JzIJZb Chris Becksvoort, the dovetail master at work by Christian Becksvoort, Ben Strano #264-Nov/Dec 2017 Issue - http://bit.ly/2M5heMI Architectural Wall Cabinet by Nancy R. Hiller #270–Sep/Oct 2018 Issue -http://bit.ly/2LWq1QU An Elegant, Contemporary DeskAn Elegant, Contemporary Desk by Michael Robbins #270–Sep/Oct 2018 Issue -http://bit.ly/2M0LmII Scaling Furniture from Photos by Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez #170–May/June 2004 Issue - http://bit.ly/2LWtKhk Resize....

Duration:00:57:23

STL 168: Bevel Angles and Workbench Wood

7/20/2018
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Mike, Matt, and Ben answer 14 questions in another lightning round Show notes: http://bit.ly/2JzIJZb Heating and Cooling Your Shop by Barry NM Dima #265–Tools & Shops 2018 Issue The Secret to Better Chiseling by Michael Pekovich #249–Sep/Oct 2015 Issue Video: Bench Chisel Basics by Michael Pekovich #249–Sep/Oct 2015 Issue Christian Becksvoort’s Shaker step stool Rockler Soft Stem Bumpers Lee Valley High-Friction Sheets A Workbench 30 Years in the Making by...

Duration:01:06:22

STL 167: Tricky Glue-Ups

7/6/2018
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Mike, Matt, and Ben discuss glue-ups, premium vs. not-so-premium chisels, clogged handplanes, and milling lumber Show-notes: http://bit.ly/2KQ2AF3 Links mentioned in the show: Tool Rant: Is that really a clamp? by Bob Van Dyke -http://bit.ly/2IZFNomHow To Cut Dovetails on the Tablesaw by Gregory Paolini #231–Jan/Feb 2013 Issue - http://bit.ly/2J070avHow to Tame Tricky Glue-Ups by Michael Fortune #243–Nov/Dec 2014 Issue - http://bit.ly/2J0YqbFTim Rousseau – Simple push stick for safe...

Duration:00:57:37

STL 166: Disappearing Tablesaw Guards

6/22/2018
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Enter for your chance to win the Fine Woodworking SawStop Professional Cabinet Saw Giveaway - http://bit.ly/2HrUK1N Matt, Anissa, and Ben discuss tablesaw safety, working with round parts, drawbore joinery, wood movement, and their all-time favorite articles Show notes are available at http://www.ShopTalkLive.com Articles discussed in this episode: Drawbored Tenons by Steve Latta #241–July/Aug 2014 Issue - http://bit.ly/2K9mFWz Understanding Wood Movement by...

Duration:01:00:13

STL 165: Staying Safe in the Shop

6/8/2018
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Enter for your chance to win the Fine Woodworking SawStop Professional Cabinet Saw Giveaway - http://bit.ly/2HrUK1N Show notes: http://bit.ly/2Ls18c1 Become a member today and get instant access to all FineWoodworking.com content. Start your free two week trial here: http://bit.ly/2m576Fl For more Shop Talk Live or to submit a question: http://bit.ly/2mVJYd0 To see the newest issue of Fine Woodworking: http://bit.ly/2newDLh Links from the show: Make a Table from a Board by Michael...

Duration:01:02:18

STL 164: Sometimes you can blame the tools

5/25/2018
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Mike, Matt, and Ben discuss jointer setup, bad bandsaw blades, plywood workbenches, and Japanese chisels and their all-time favorite techniques

Duration:01:06:49

STL 163: The Unspoken Rules of Woodworking

5/11/2018
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Mike, Anissa, and Ben discuss Christian Becksvoort dovetailing, Mike then chaldovetail jigs, card scrapers, half-mortise locks, and Anissa admits to an epic smooth move

Duration:01:05:23

STL 162: Mary May, Marc Spagnuolo, and Tim Rousseau

4/27/2018
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Show notes: http://bit.ly/2HCvQxD This episode was sponsored by Titebond: http://www.titebond.com/ Check out MM Wood Studio's experience at FWW Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwvx3FRkkl4 For more information about Rikon's turning system: http://bit.ly/2HyVEut Become a member today and get instant access to all FineWoodworking.com content. Start your free two week trial here: http://bit.ly/2m576Fl For more Shop Talk Live or to submit a question: http://bit.ly/2mVJYd0 To see the...

Duration:00:41:57

STL 161: The Lightning Round!

4/13/2018
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In a futile attempt to empty the inbox, Mike, Matt, and Ben blaze through 14 questions in this special quick-fire episode Full show notes are available here: http://bit.ly/2qu9xUc This episode is sponsored by Titebond: Even if you’re not a professional woodworker, you want to use the glue the pros use. And three out of four pro woodworkers trust Titebond as their choice. For building wood furniture or cabinets to making picture frames or birdhouses, or just general repairs around the...

Duration:01:13:36