Wood Talk Online No. 80

March 17, 2011

On today’s show we’ll be discussing lessons learned about hand planing, Popular Woodworking’s new website, setting up shop, as well as our favorite articles, blog posts, and Wood Talk Online Forum posts.

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What’s on the Bench:

Shannon – What to do with the monster African Mohogany plank and using foam core for a prototype.
Matt – Assembling the Hock shoulder plane kit.
Marc – Moving the shop!

Around the Web:

Pop Woodworking’s new website


Setting up the shop and how our shops constantly evolve.

Around the Web:

– From Daniel Russell sent us this link. Maybe next show we’ll do something similar for woodworking tools. 12 Essential Tools for a Toolbox
– Hawaii’s Woodshow: The 19th annual juried show is April 8-17 in Honolulu.
– WIA 2011 announces dates Sept 30-Oct 2 but only the dates, no news yet on registration, lecturers…more importantly the marketplace.

Common Task Quiz:

– Cutting Miters?
– Cutting Compound Miters?
– Breaking down stock from the mill?
– Fixing an ill fitting mortise and tenon?


– Ty Allan had a question about hand saws.
– Dr. Daniel Gardner asked for advice on breaking down stock.

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  1. Steve says:

    Just thought I’d mention after listening to the mp3 – ArtofManliness.com is actually a really good blog about topics that tend to interest men – you should check it out.

    • Matt says:

      Adding it to my daily visits right now. I always considered manliness more of an art than a science, this just helps to cement that idea.


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