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It’s Moist in Here

On today’s show we are answering your questions. It’s all Q&A! Sponsored by Rockler Wood Talk is brought to you by Rockler. Rockler has been

Hand Tools Don’t Make Dust?

Our approaches to dust collection, shop flooring, cupping after resawing, gluing cedar, and preventing chatter when hand planing.

How Woodworking Has Changed in 10 Years

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.

Build Your First Table

Building your first table, tools you should never buy used, and how to get those pesky feed rollers working properly.

Rehydrated Toast

Our 2020 goals, what we’ve been up to, and the fact that the WE’RE BACK BABY!!

Feed the Ashley

Dovetails, pre-finishing, and why slabs are so pricey!

Cool Your Balls

Variable suction on a dust collector, having helpers in the shop, how to use turning tools, dealing with a twisted board, and wood allergies,

Woodworking Predictions for 2019

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

Marc Sold his Scrub Plane

Chisel storage, spokeshave use, a jointer buying decision, scrub planes, and rotted sapwood

A Call from Yore

Tool maintenance, spring pole lathes, poorly dried wood, and fine tuning with a jointer

Marc’s Dad Called

Shop layout, differences in bench planes, how much of the tree can be used.

Marc Says No

Planter box finishing, why lumber dealers are closed on the weekends, and is rough lumber necessary?

Don’t Klassen Me Bro

On today’s show we’re talking about: sliding dovetails, the Greg Klassen debacle, drilling 1.5″ holes, and strop maintenance

An Inch Too Short

On today’s show we’re talking about what we did on our summer break and a Voicemail extravaganza.

You Got Formaldehyde in My Plywood

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.

Marc’s Butt is Hungry

what’s the deal with the #6 fore plane?, support for large tops, building boats, and furniture styles

We Can’t Take Criticism

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.

All Spalt, No Maple

On today’s show we’re talking about: selling tools before you move, your first trip to a lumber yard, and table saw power.

It Was Always Done that Way

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.

We Don’t Know Media

On today’s show we’re talking about: keeping cool in the summer shop, wood choice for a baton, Getting into chainsaw milling

What is Your Favorite Glue?

On today’s show we’re talking about: a case of the dropsies, what’s the deal with slabs, and flooring for the shop.

Loading the Wood Condom

Building complex reproductions, breadboard end tenon length, cutting board finish, and match-planing boards

BS Woodworking Wisdom

A sarcastic take on the six pieces of woodworking wisdom that are crap.

Rough Ride on the Back End

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

Pee in the Glue Pot

Ozoroa reticulata, unnecessary expensive tools, cross grain workbench, and making a table lighter.

Woodworking Fads We Hate

Cheap chisels, the worst woodworking fads, the Woodsmith Shop, end-grain table tops, case miters, and cherry alternative

Woodturning Gouges vs Scrapers

Gouges vs scrapers, low angle jack advice, tack cloths, our business names, and getting into restoration.

We Didn’t Quit…Again

The boys are back! We’re talking about yoga blocks, sources for turning blanks, projects with your kids, and wedges for leg vices.

WT426 – Dactylilly

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

WT425 – Latina Bandsaw

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.

WT424 – Smell those Lacquer Fumes

Hard wax oil finishes, sharpening gauges, getting into CNC?, securing table tops, and explaining woodworking to the uninitiated.

WT422 – Matt is Wrong About Breadboards

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

WT421 – Mind the Thigh Gap

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

WT420 – We Quit…for the Year

On today’s show we’re talking about glue for bent laminations, storing hardware and fasteners, dust collection basics, and mid priced handsaws.

WT418 – Horse Plumber’s Butt

Using plans, smoothing plane angles, what’s the deal with horse butt?, budgeting for the future, and what will come of the Sawstop acquisition?

WT416 – I Couldn’t Hold it In

a bench for a hybrid woodworker, speeding up the cherry’s color change, building for tools, and the morality and ethics of taking inspiration.

WT415 – Should Have Been a Guitar

On today’s show we’re talking about: woodworking continuing education, buying a Sawstop, and investing in the shop. What’s On the Bench Marc spoke at the

WT413 – Matt Gets Some

Woodworkers Fighting Cancer, dealing with pests in the shop, stable hardwoods, and workbench finishes

WT410 – Bouncing Down the Dado

Intentionally building out of square, the necessity of miter saws, adding texture, choosing a router plane, and introducing new woodworkers to tools.

WT407 – Woe is Us

sliding vs non-sliding miter saws, workbench crochets, storing logs before milling them

WT405 – Cremona Totem Pole

When to say and when to plane, losing the battle with hickory, tacky finish, material thickness, and stop blocks, and etc.

WT403 – Matt Rips Chain

Sapele working properties, Veneering Solid wood, 220v extension cords, and ripping chain.

WT399 – Poops McDomino

Should you bottom out your tenons, plywood potato chips, and a plywood workbench.

WT397 – Rehydrated Poop Nuggets

How to know if your furniture can handle the load, moving a project from AC to non-AC room, and should you mill everything all at once?!

WT396 – Who Is the Average Woodworker

On today’s weekend show we talking about what defines “the average woodworker” Robert wrote in to ask about the right table saw for the average

WT395 – The Professional Show

Milling logs, oil and wax on hand tools causing finishing problems, when to use a loose mortise and tenon, boards bowing off the saw mill, and panel raising planes

WT389 – Bob Likes to Make Stuff

SketchUp for sissies, moving a shop, blending 3d printing and fine woodworking, and do Matt and Marc feel inferior because the don’t mess with electronics like Bob Clagett?

WT385 – Two Horny Wolves

Sprung breadboard ends, which hand tools should you spend money on, and getting started as a college student

WT383 – Choke Up On It

On today’s show we’re talking about different types of chisels, getting the most from your Jack plane, and what if matt moves?! What’s On the

WT381 – Stick it in the Wood

On today’s show we’re talking about amber water-based finish, what’s the deal with Drill presses, and how to use a moisture meter. Don’t forget to

WT375 – We Want Mo Mona

On today’s show we’re talking about if the finish is ruined once it starts curing in the can and giving up on a tool or

WT374 – Woodworking Vacation

On today’s weekend show, we’re talking about woodworking away from home. What Are We Talking About Darth Rust asked: I’m overseas for the rest of

WT367 – Matt Loves Us

Card scraper thickness, what’s your highest grit before finishing, and asymetrical dovetail layout