Wood Talk

Wood Talk Meet & Greet at Woodworking in America 2013

October 13, 20134 Comments

In case you’ve missed it somehow, Wood Talk is having its first meet & greet October 19, 2013 at the Keystone Bar & Grill in Covington, Kentucky. Myself, along with both Marc and Shannon, will be hanging out all night to meet as many fans of the show as are willing to show up. We’ve […]

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Wood Talk No. 145

August 21, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about design aspects of a project, which replacement hand planes to buy, how much camber on a Jack plane blade and Waterlox.

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Wood Talk No. 143

August 7, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about milk paint, skill-building projects for hand tool woodworkers, and an interview with Matt Kenney from Fine Woodworking Magazine.

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Wood Talk No. 142

July 31, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about making a Ouija Board, low angle planes on figured woods, olive oil on kitchen items, old log wood, foam brush on live edge and keeping tool tops spotless. What’s New Jonathan sent in a link to an awesome Escher inspired chess board. “I found this video of someone making […]

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Wood Talk No. 141

July 25, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about preparing your tools for a move, using dangerous chemicals for finishing, carving gouge bevels, the ruler trick on bevel up planes, factory certifications, and cutting teeny tiny mortises. What’s New Festool Carvex Jigsaw comes out on Sept. 1st 2013. Cordless, exchangeable bases, brushless motors and all that Festool goodness! […]

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Wood Talk No. 140

July 18, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about books that inspire us, wood movement in workbenches, cutting dovetails on long boards, and 4/4 vs 8/4 pricing. Around the Web Steve Ramsey sent a link about “What inspires Chris Wong”. Eric sent a cool 12 minute TED talk by Michael Green, who wants to build 30 story tall […]

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Wood Talk No. 139

July 10, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about expansion differences between hardwood and softwood, resaw alternatives to the bandsaw, and the difference between parallelogram and dovetail way jointers. Allie wants to wish Michael Binkley of Nashville a happy birthday. They are also getting married soon and she thought this would be a cool/unique gift!!! Around the Web […]

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Wood Talk No. 138

June 27, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about our must-have books, breaking bits, a saw to do it all, our choice in clamps, a shop vac that sucks too hard, tool maintenance frequency, and turning a cyclone on too many times. Around the Web Stan sent a link to Norm Abrams talking at a 2013 Festool Event. […]

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Wood Talk No. 137

June 20, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about choosing between the router plane and rabbeting block plane, areas of woodworking where it’s OK skimp, burnishing scraper planes. Around the Web Eric sent a link to an article about a group that intends to use smart phones connected to solar panels to monitor for the sounds of illegal […]

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Wood Talk No. 135

June 5, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about Japanese chisels with Wilbur Pan, getting the most from a dust extractor, planing one side of a board, veneering, storing left-over finish, and ash for hurlys. News Brian sent an article from the Boston Globe regarding a major tourist attraction in Plymouth, MA, a replica of the original Mayflower, […]

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