508 – Crotch to the Face

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It’s show #508. On today’s show, we’re talking about hand tools for the power tool user, which finishes spontaneously combust, Drilling big and deep into end grain.

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What’s On the Bench

  • Marc is building shutters with help from the Rockler Shutter Calculator
  • Matt cutting angled dovetails for the Serpentine Chest drawers
  • Shannon is turning some BBQ tools


    • Bob shares his Tapcon success
    • Pat wants more infomation on the “African Lumber Infrastructure”. Go listen to the Lumber Update Podcast

Emails and Voicemails

      • Jason wants to know what finishes he should worry about with regard to combustion
      • Robert is moving to Russia for a few years and wants to know which hand tools will serve him well yet still have a home back in his power too shop when he returns.
      • John is trying to drill larger diameter holes and not having success with a Forstner bit

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