It’s show #537 On today’s show, we’re talking about predicting sag on shelves, modern design with hand tools, and cutting up pretty boards
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What’s On the Bench
- Marc is building a beam compass under new LED lights.
- Matt is practicing his high wire act on the roof of his barn.
- Shannon built built a pair of hollow and round planes
- Jeff thinks content creation can be about just showing your work and doesn’t have to be dominated by ads and product placement. He cites Mike Farrington as an example
- Jim asks about sag in shelf creation and how to account for it. Marc suggests the Sagulator calculator
- Justin wonders why modern designs and MidCentury furniture isn’t made by hand tool users.
- Roman asks if we have ever had a piece of wood too pretty to cut up and make into something.
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