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305 Shooting with the Shooting Board

September 10, 20081 Comment

Hey everyone here’s the promised video on how to shoot with a shooting board. Highlights include why doesn’t the plane damage the reference edge and of course what’s the best technique. If you’re curious about my other resource checkout White Mountain Design they have a great tutorial on shooting boards including an excellent photo answer […]

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304 Shooting Board Follow-Up

September 7, 20080 Comments

Hey everyone it’s Monday and it’s back to work for most of us. Of course over the weekend I had a chance to hear from a number of you who had questions regarding the shooting board. Perhaps the number 1 question was “why doesn’t the blade of the plane alter the reference edge of the […]

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302 Building A Shooting Board Pt. 2

September 2, 20080 Comments

This is Pt. 2 of the Shooting Board Construction video. Today’s episode covers the construction of an auxillary fence for 45 degree cuts and then a very basic lesson on shooting. This type of simplified design is easy to build, so if you haven’t done it yet give it a shot! Download Video File

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301 Building A Shooting Board Pt. 1

August 30, 20080 Comments

I had originally planned on releasing this video as part of a series on Monday and Wednesday. But based on the number of requests I had to see the construction process as soon as possible, I couldn’t wait. So here is Pt. 1 of a two part series. Today’s video highlights the basic construction of […]

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300 Jig of the Month – Simple Shooting Board

August 28, 20082 Comments

It’s time for Jig of the Month! And this month we’re building a simplified shooting board based on the one I saw in David Charlesworth’s “Shooting Simplified” DVD from Lie-Nielsen. Nothing fancy, just cabinet grade plywood for a base and some scrap hardwood from the bin. Since I already had these all laying around anyways […]

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291 DVD Review – Hand Tool Techniques Pt. 3

August 7, 20080 Comments

Hey everyone I had a chance not so long ago to review another of the David Charlesworth titles produced by Lie-Nielsen Toolworks. In Part 3 of the Hand Tool Techniques series we’re introduced to one of the most important jigs in the hand tool workshop, the shooting board. A very basic and easy to use […]

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