Wood Talk Online No.66

January 28, 2010

Questions or Comments? You can get a hold of us by either dropping us an email at woodtalkonline@gmail.com or you can pick up the phone and leave us a message on our voice mail at 623-242-2450.

This week, we have a special guest host with us: Shannon Rogers from the Renaissance Woodworker.

What’s on the Bench:
Shannon is putting the final touches on his workbench project and is enjoying his time with his new Lie Nielsen tongue and groove plane. Marc is back from his classes at the William Ng School. Matt is trying to figure out how the heck he is going to get that new granite-topped tablesaw down into his basement.

Woodworking in America conference announced: take the survey and win a prize!
Should there be power tool instruction at this conference? Tell us what you think in the comments.

Last chance to win a Super FMT!

Around the Web:
Be sure to check out The Spoken Wood Podcast, Matt’s new show! Subscribe in iTunes!
Clark sent us this link: an amazing mini boat-builder.
Brett sent us this link: furniture from wine staves

The Unplugged Woodshop

Highland Woodworking and Fine Wood Working magazine New Year’s Sweepstakes ends January 31.

LumberJock’s Winter Awards

It Came From the Forum:
What to buy a starting woodworker?

Carla asks about dust collection in a basement shop. Marc recommended Bill Pentz’s site for more information on dust collection.

Lee- jigsaw not cutting straight
BedrockBob – Recommendation for wide bench chisel.
ShopMonger – How to tell whether a chessboard is veneer or solid wood.

Toms Tip: Flattening the back of those used chisels.
Kari’s Tip: Take time to befuddle future generations.

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