Joinery

325 The Dovetail Trials or “How I practiced cutting some pins and tails”

November 2, 20080 Comments

Practice has always made for better results, so I’ve decided to keep practicing my dovetail techniques. I’m onto attempt No.6 and the going is getting better. Soon I’ll be moving onto to other joinery techniques too…maybe??? Download Video File

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Freehanding Chamfers with a Block Plane

March 9, 20080 Comments

There’s more you can do with a block plane than just cleaning up end-grains. I love to use mine for freehanding chamfers on projects. The technique is quick and simple, and with a little practice your chamfers can look as good or even better than those you can make with your router. Download Audio File

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Frame and Panel Construction Pt 2

June 12, 20070 Comments

The second half of the frame and panel construction discussion, and also our second on the road show. Download Audio File

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Frame & Panel Construction ideas

June 11, 20070 Comments

This is the first of our “on the road” series of podcasts. The topic today is all about frame & panel construction for doors and cases. Download Audio File

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Rabbet Joinery Review Pt. 2

May 22, 20070 Comments

Another episode without hand planes! Download Audio File

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Rabbet Joinery Review Pt. 1

May 20, 20070 Comments

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Joinery Series Part 6 – The Half Lap

November 13, 20060 Comments

Another joinery lessen…the half lap. Download SD Video File

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Joinery Series Part 5 – The Mortise & Tenon Joint

November 5, 20060 Comments

The Mortise and Tenon joint is perhaps one of the strongest joinery techniques available to the woodworker. When woodworkers think about the “classic” woodworking joint, this is the one that comes to mind! http://youtu.be/P559GJBLCiA

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Joinery Series Part 4 – Dados

October 18, 20060 Comments

The dado joint is another basic joint in the woodworker’s arsenal, and one you should be familiar with. Dado joinery is a key component in a lot of projects, so understanding how it works and how to make them can be a huge asset on your next project. Download SD Video File

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Joinery Series Part 3 – The Rabbet Joint

October 10, 20060 Comments

Sorry for the delay in getting this posted, but here it is finally. Part 3 in the joinery series, this time we’re discussing the Rabbet joint. Another simple joinery technique but one that is useful in all sorts of projects. At the heart of the Rabbet joint is a groove which creates a shelf in […]

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