Buying your first hardwoods, assemblies with no dings, and roubo from slabs.
Buying your first hardwoods, assemblies with no dings, and roubo from slabs.
Staying in our lanes, Domino knockoffs, and pots and pans schmoo.
Using a router to make a round table top, C-channel for table tops, EnduroVar II, and Stabilizing punky wood
Dimensioning lumber, a stupid question about pre-finishing, flattening boards wider than your jointer
Wooden moulding planes, how to improve a raw linseed oil finish, Trapezoid case mitered angles
wood movement, air filtration in a garage shop, benchtop jointers
Extra screws, how Minwax stain works, and Design Intellectual property.
Micro bevels, cross cut sleds vs miter gauges, veneer glue that won’t kill you….I think, and how much work do to on used tools.
Killing shop reverb, planer speeds, and woodworking on a metal table.
So we are indeed retiring…..eventually.
Hand tools for the power tool user, which finishes spontaneously combust, Drilling big and deep into end grain.
Baltic Birch frustration, sanding before finishing, finishing an outdoor bench, and what’s the deal with compression bits?!
Kerfing planes, close calls, and why rustic furniture is crap.
Shooting miters, milling on long projects, making shiplap, and the correct way to mark with a measuring tape.
Midcentury roundovers, woodworking terminology, woodworking with newborns, and Random Orbit Sanders vs Sheet Sanders
Our bad attitudes, Veritas MKII issues, sealing a wooden coffee container, and using the wrong tool for the job.
Replaceable saw blades, Beadlock, thingamabobs, sawdust allergies, and drying wood cookies.
Warped lids, workbench vises, finish for a cedar chest, where to find screws, and Matt’s Wood lot.
Workbench height, end grain routing, hand planing body language and so much more. And to celebrate 500 episodes of this dumb show, we’re doing to do a celebratory woodworking quiz.
Why woodworkers hate IKEA, MDF for a bench top, choosing a grinder, and bandsaw capacity vs quality. Also featuring your dumb questions!
Paralysis by analysis, the best way to learn woodworking, new vs vintage hand tools, and tool maintenance schedules. Also now featuring your funny captions
Table saw extension wings, what you get when you pay more for a random orbit sander, wet wood, identifying wood, and material for a new bench top.
Wood movement, rasps, diamond stones, store bought workbenches, and finding free logs.
On today’s show we’re talking about how our concept of a “dream shop” can change over the years.
So it’s a giant What’s on the Bench segment!
We’re talking about precision and accuracy.
We’re talking about what we’re thankful for!
Q&A email bag round up.
We’re talking about things we specifically don’t upgrade and why!
We’re talking about Matt. Seriously, it’s all about Matt and his new house and new shop.
Get your hot fresh Wood Talk T-Shirts!
Today we doing a Q&A show to clean out our inbox…and to answer your questions.
With the holiday season soon upon us we are talking about gifts for the woodworker.
With the holiday season soon upon us, we are talking about making gifts for others.
Hooray for Q&A!
We’re talking about what you do after you have your design.
Today we are talking about how we design our projects
Cleaning out our inbox with a Q&A show.
Today we are talking about workbench vises and workbench alternatives.
It’s all about workbenches!
Our joinery mistakes and how we fixed them.
Finishing mistakes and how to fix them.
Cleaning out our inbox and doing a Q&A show.
Our thoughts on the one and only Dovetail joint.
It’s show #474 For June 16th, 2020, and today we are talking Mortise and Tenon joinery Sponsored by You If you want to help support
Joinery! What to use and when.
Let’s talk about finishing!
Wwork holding. Vises, holdfasts, clamps and whatever else you use to hold stuff while you work on it.
Today we explore the wonder that is cutting boards. I scream, you scream, please stop screaming about cutting boards!!
It’s all email today as we clean out our inbox. We’re talking about resawing by hand, wood filler, strength of rabbet joints, soaking wood, table outfield table size, & cutting a crosshatch pattern
Today we’re talking about sharpening.
It’s show #467 For April 15th, 2020, on today’s show we’re talking about Shop Spring cleaning, chiseling on the workbench, Maloof finish, and the difference
Outdoor projects, successes, failures, and finishes.
A 100% Q&A Show.
Our approaches to dust collection, shop flooring, cupping after resawing, gluing cedar, and preventing chatter when hand planing.
How woodworking has changed in the last decade, building a door, the future of furniture design, the Handworks show, table top glueups, and installing the Turbo Vise.
We’re talking about taking woodworking classes.
Building your first table, tools you should never buy used, and how to get those pesky feed rollers working properly.
Our 2020 goals, what we’ve been up to, and the fact that the WE’RE BACK BABY!!
Dovetails, pre-finishing, and why slabs are so pricey!
Variable suction on a dust collector, having helpers in the shop, how to use turning tools, dealing with a twisted board, and wood allergies,
What is this? How did I get here?!
And that’s a wrap!
Our woodworking predictions, our woodworking goals for 2019, stickering barrel staves, rite of passage projects, clamping pressure, sanding dovetails, dueling dust collectors, what we watch/listen to, getting back into woodworking after a layoff
Chisel storage, spokeshave use, a jointer buying decision, scrub planes, and rotted sapwood
Tool maintenance, spring pole lathes, poorly dried wood, and fine tuning with a jointer
Storing lumber, radial arm saws, and adjustable shelf options.
Why no lacquer?, our most challenging projects, a painted finish, and out feed tables.
Shop layout, differences in bench planes, how much of the tree can be used.
Planter box finishing, why lumber dealers are closed on the weekends, and is rough lumber necessary?
On today’s show we’re talking about: sliding dovetails, the Greg Klassen debacle, drilling 1.5″ holes, and strop maintenance
On today’s show we’re talking about: hard vs soft maple, jack or smoother, router bit storage, and smoky mortise bits
Troubles with a low angle Jack plane, does a square need to be square, and poly or varnish?
Miter saw fences, stinky shellac, rough sawn lumber, slab prices, sharpening set ups, and woodworking education.
On today’s show we’re talking about what we did on our summer break and a Voicemail extravaganza.
Outdoor finish options, what’s the deal with the DelVe Square?, Plywood safety, applying Enduro-Var, making gifts for other woodworkers, expired finishes, soundproofing the shop.
what’s the deal with the #6 fore plane?, support for large tops, building boats, and furniture styles
Getting that vintage Cherry look, building movie furniture, how to prepare the shop for the summer, low angle planes, outsourcing finishing, air dried vs kiln dried lumber for a bench, and our critique of bad critiques.
On today’s show we’re talking about: selling tools before you move, your first trip to a lumber yard, and table saw power.
Edge-banding router bits, boxed beam construction, our contributions to woodworking, to pre-finish or not to pre-finish, drill press speeds, epoxy pouring tips, and should you buy a Domino.
On today’s show we’re talking about: keeping cool in the summer shop, wood choice for a baton, Getting into chainsaw milling
On today’s show we’re talking about: a case of the dropsies, what’s the deal with slabs, and flooring for the shop.
Building complex reproductions, breadboard end tenon length, cutting board finish, and match-planing boards
A sarcastic take on the six pieces of woodworking wisdom that are crap.
Struggling to get started on a project, shellac and wax finish, sharpening issues and the MK.II jig, book recommendations, and hollowing with hand tools
A special show from Fine Woodworking Live 2018.
Ozoroa reticulata, unnecessary expensive tools, cross grain workbench, and making a table lighter.
Tusk tenons, shelf material, helical upgrade worth it?, and 110v 8″ Jointers?!
Cheap chisels, the worst woodworking fads, the Woodsmith Shop, end-grain table tops, case miters, and cherry alternative
Is cheaper walnut worth it?, glue squeeze out, curved veneer panels, some finishing talk.
Gouges vs scrapers, low angle jack advice, tack cloths, our business names, and getting into restoration.
The boys are back! We’re talking about yoga blocks, sources for turning blanks, projects with your kids, and wedges for leg vices.
On today’s show we’re talking about painting furniture, our favorite hand tools, the best tool for rabbeting, an alternative to latex paint, and the best
Grain tear out, bandsaw upgrades, why do they like gray and how can we stop it?, Woodworking stuff in Europe, and what lathe setup to start with.
Hard wax oil finishes, sharpening gauges, getting into CNC?, securing table tops, and explaining woodworking to the uninitiated.
Putting a vise on a thin bench top, fixing dog holes, and would matt build a bandsaw mill.
On today’s show we’re talking about workbench lumber, whats the deal with breadboard ends, and tool storage. Voicemails Steve is looking for advice on buying
On today’s show we’re talking about: what glues work best at low temperatures, rust prevention on the hand tools, and mortiser setup What’s On the
On today’s show we’re talking about glue for bent laminations, storing hardware and fasteners, dust collection basics, and mid priced handsaws.