Wood Talk #105 – Woodworking in Pasadena

On today’s show, we’re doing a little Woodworking in America recap and of course our regular selection of shop stories, links, voicemails and emails.

Wood Talk #104 – This Forum Sucks!

We’re back to our regular format today with What’s on the Bench, Around the Web, and Voicemails! Although we got a little sidetracked with Festool talk.

Wood Talk #103 – The Convention Show

On today’s show, we have two special guests to give us first-hand perspectives on two woodworking conventions: IWF Atlanta and Fine Woodworking Live!

Wood Talk #101 – Wingin’ It!

Marc gets inspiration from David Marks’ Marquetry DVD, Matt’s newly-sharpened saws are stolen, and Shannon’s going to do his best Underhill impression with his new tool tote.

Wood Talk #99 – Improv Woodworking

We’re talking about outdoor workbenches, woodworking with humidity in mind, Marc’s new shop, and the concept of Improv Woodworking.

Wood Talk #98 – Asa’s Apology Tour

Fine Woodworking Editor Asa Christiana talks about his recent online fiasco and we also talk about the best multi-tasking tools and how to make the best use of a small work space.

WTOR97 – The Jigs Up!

Saving money by building your own furniture, Jeff Miller’s new jigs for hand tool work, how to make a rule joint and long-term tool storage.

Wood Talk – #96

Our scariest shop accidents and close calls, old woodwrights shop episodes, shop accidents, safety week, using high angle smoothers, and parallel guide placement in a leg vise.

Wood Talk – #95

Changing respirator cartridges, basement woodworking and HVAC, beading on a drawer front, polyurethane flammability, good woods to practice planing, ebony species, and cutting bevel angles over 45 degrees.

Wood Talk – #94

Roy Underhill on the PBS iPad app, California’s tablesaw law, pore-filling walnut, hand plane oils, and must-have tools for the beginner.

Wood Talk – #93

We discuss a bunch of great links from around the web!

Wood Talk – #92

Woodworking events galore, The Highland Woodworker, and a crazy Kickback video!

Wood Talk – #91

The WTOR boys take time for a little inward reflection as they discuss their 2012 woodworking resolutions.

Wood Talk – #90

With the holidays coming up, this is the perfect time to consider making small projects as gifts.

Wood Talk – #89

A frank discussion about this years Woodworking in America conference!

Wood Talk – #88

A surprise edition of Wood Talk Online! The community has some unsolicited parenting advice for Marc and Nicole.

Wood Talk – #87

Some business and announcements before we head into our Summer break.

Board Meetings #3

Twisting Cypress, bridle joint trouble, metal ductwork and the ClearVue Cyclone.

Wood Talk – #86

Building your woodworking legacy, popping the grain in redwood, and Pop Woodworking going digital!

Wood Talk – #85

Joining the Frogpants network, woodworking seasons, and the hand tool craze!


The WIA 2011 class schedule is leaked!

Wood Talk Online Radio #83

Card scrapers, sharpening with sandpaper, planing narrow boards, paring with the bevel down, and deciding between storing your lumber in the garage or in the basement.

Board Meetings #2

Prefinishing panels, Tried & True safety considerations, and making a hollow column.

Wood Talk Online Radio #82

Taxes, the future of woodworking, and a butt load of content from the magazines, blogs, and forums

Wood Talk #81

Bad April Fools Jokes, what saws a beginning woodworker really needs, how to tune up an old hand plane, as well as a butt load of content from the magazines, blogs, and forums.

Board Meetings #1

A new audio show answering YOUR questions and woodworking dilemmas!

Wood Talk #80

Hand planing, Popular Woodworking’s new site, setting up shop, as well as our favorite articles, blog posts, and Wood Talk Online Forum posts.

Wood Talk #79

Plywood’s place in fine furniture, Fine Woodworking’s new site, as well as our favorite articles, blog posts, and Wood Talk Online forum posts.

Wood Talk #78

Dust collectors, Thien Baffle, Woodshop the Movie, Woodworking Can Pay Your Bills.

Wood Talk #77

Bandsaws, resawing, first aid, Vic’s cradle, and much more!

Wood Talk #76

A show with very little planning. Just how we like it!

Wood Talk #75

A special Wood Talk Online on location at the Woodworking in America Conference 2010.

Wood Talk #74

The WIA classes we are most looking forward to, low angle vs high angle planes, and can you live without a tablesaw?

Wood Talk #73

The woodworking styles you should probably get to know, our favorite recent woodworking articles, some cool crap going on in the forums and a discussion of furniture styles.

Wood Talk #72

Eye injuries, Popular Woodworking’s new format, and Fine Woodworking’s call for bloggers.

Wood Talk #71

Pore-Filling, Glen Drake dovetail saw and the woodworking Project Bucket List.

Wood Talk #70

Workshop security, specialty blades, Twitter woodworking, Festool at Walmart???

Wood Talk – #69

Safety Week 2010, Woodworking in America Schedules, Blotch Control from Charles Neil.

Wood Talk – #68

Using hand tools, the differences/uses of rabbet vs shoulder vs plow vs router planes, and learning ww’ing from books and videos alone.

Wood Talk Online – #67

Popular Woodworking round table discussion, Veritas Detail Rabbet Planes, Woodworkers Fighting Cancer, Bob Rozaieski from the Logan Cabinet Shoppe, The American Craftsman Workshop, and the tablesaw injury report.

Wood Talk Online – #65

Lumberjocks Winter Awards, New Yankee Online, waterstone holders, chisels, and more!

Wood Talk Online – #64

Fine Woodworking’s new Knots forum, Lumberjocks Winter Awards, Czech Edge Tools new rule stop, Lead, and Roy Underhill’s new school.

Wood Talk – #63

David Marks Bandsawn Veneers DVD, the Leigh Super FMT, hand-carved Christmas ornaments, combination tablesaw blades, Charles Brock rocker plan, and a torsion box workbench.

Wood Talk Online – #62

Marc comes on to give folks a quick update before the Thanksgiving holiday and Matt gives us a little pre-recorded holiday wish.

Wood Talk Online – #61

Norm Abram of the New Yankee Workshop retires, green finishing with Michael Dresdner, Build or Buy, ID Wood iPhone App, and woodworking school or business school?

Wood Talk – #60

Blotching, biscuits, magnifying glasses, shorts, and glue bonds.

AWFS 2009

Live from AWFS 2009!

Wood Talk – #54

Sawdust Chronicles 30-day Challenge, Woodworkers Safety Week 2009, battery charger fire, Woodworking in America, woodworking resources in Europe, refinishing a gun stock, and how to get through the painful learning curves of woodworking.

Wood Talk – #53

2 Year Anniversary Show! We’ve been sponsored by one of the most popular knitting podcasts out there, Nuttin’ Wrong with Knittin’!

Wood Talk – #52

What’s on the Bench? Marc recently had a class at the William Ng School with Darrell Peart and was able to visit the The Gamble

Wood Talk – #51

What’s on the Bench? Marc had some trouble hammering small nails, and accidentally sprayed a bunch of finish without the organic filters on his respirator.

Wood Talk – #50

SketchUp for Woodworkers free SketchUp tutorials, Malcom Tibbits amazing segmented turnings, an old Delta ad, Dude Craft, and An Axe to Grind.

Wood Talk – #49

Popular Woodworking goes digital, the new MattsBasementWorkshop.com, the International Builder’s Show, and the Leg Up.

Wood Talk – #48

Status Report: Marc and Matt start off by trading stories about their 2008 holiday adventures. Around the Web: The HandyGuysPodcast – A great DIY podcast!

Wood Talk – #47

Status Report: Marc’s small entertainment center project was just published on FineWoodworking.com and spent the day playing with his hand planes. Matt is rediscovering why

Wood Talk – #46

Status Report: Marc isn’t doing much woodworking right now, with his articles and preparation for his upcoming trip to the Atlanta Woodcraft store. Matt has

Wood Talk – #45

Status Report: Marc is finishing up the holiday projects, a magazine rack and small clock. Matt is trying an old rust removal technique that’s all

Wood Talk – #44

Status Report: Marc delivered the gadget station to Leo Laporte, and had a chance to visit David Marks while he was there. What at Leo’s

Wood Talk – #43

Status Report: Marc has FINALLY finished the gadget station and plans on delivering it next week. While in the area, he is also going to

Wood Talk – #42

Status Report: Marc talks about his recent router table injury and his experiences with both the Laguna Resaw King bandsaw blade and the Final Cut

Wood Talk – #41

Status Report: Where have we been for nearly 2 months?!?!?! Marc gives a Gadget Station update and talks about the “project hump.” Matt announces that

Wood Talk Online – #39

Status Report: Marc goes into a bit more detail on his Gadget Station: grain direction and acclimation. Matt is making his new bench out of……….(drum

Wood Talk Online – #38

Status Report: Marc mentions his Viewer Survey and the upcoming project: the Gadget Station. Matt is finishing the release of his awesome Child’s Bookcase project.

Wood Talk Online – #37

We are trying a new format for this show, where we actually have a number of segments including News, Hot Deals, Around the Web, and

Wood Talk Online – #36

Topics: A Safety Week recap. Matt’s upcoming steam bending class. A reminder about Woodworking in America– Hand Tool & Technique Conference: Nov. 14th-16th in Berea,

Wood Talk Online – #35

Topics: Marc’s visit with Popular Woodworking and the Wood Werks Supply Inc., and Woodworker’s Safety Week. Voicemails about bandsaw blade sparks, flattening waterstones, and vacuum

Wood Talk Online – #34

Topics April is turning out to be a very busy month with lots of travel. Marc recently attended the Festool Grand Opening event. Matt went

Wood Talk Online – #33

The one year anniversary of Wood Talk Online. Matt’s class with The Schwarz.

Wood Talk Online #32

Marc’s new finishing room, The Earlex Spray Station, self-cleaning blast gates, “lazy people food”, taking photos of your work, accepting credit cards, and dyed through tenons.

Wood Talk #31

Kaleo Kala’s visit to Marc’s shop, “The Schwarz”, woodworking classes, Lie Nielsen’s backorder, new tools from Festool and Powermatic, Forstner bits without spurs, and milling lumber with only a planer and a router table.

Wood Talk Online #30

Lee Valley’s Catalog, Matt shaving with his chisels, the concept of designing on the fly, woodworking clubs, fitting drawers, safety gear, filling termite holes, biographical woodworking books, and router bit diameter

Wood Talk Online #29

Woodworking shows, analyzing projects, Earlex HVLP, blade guards/splitters, and more!

Wood Talk Online – #28

The latest season of New Yankee Workshop. New podcasts, Modernwoodshop and Teenage Woodworker, new European plunge cut saws, Chris Scwarz being the Oprah of the woodworking world, upgrading tools vs buying new.

Wood Talk Online – #27

We covered a bunch of topics in Episode 27, including The Wood Whisperer Network, Kaleo’s new baby Taz, Christmas gifts, Matt’s Stretchy Pants, Chris Schwarz’s

Wood Talk – #25

Marc is currently working on a sculpted end-table and for The Wood Whisperer and Matt brings up his concerns about The Woodworking Shows.

Wood Talk – #23

Welcome to Wood Talk Online Episode 23. As always, if you have a question or comment, you can email us at woodtalkonline@gmail.com or leave us

Wood Talk – #22

BBQ Wood Flavors, Bill Pentz dust collection, Festool TS55 and MFT replacing the tablesaw, furniture dimensions, and finishing the inside of furniture.

Wood Talk – #21

It’s the beginning of November and it’s time to announce another winner of the Woodslicer Resaw Bandsaw Blade from the great folks over at Highland

Wood Talk – #20

It’s time for another episode of Wood Talk Online and our hosts are at the height of their tangent-ny goodness. Marc mentioned a new set

Wood Talk Online – #19

Tom Iovino joins us for an email Q&A show. Topics include Performax drum sanders, finishing toys, the Festool Domino, and cross-cut saw blades.

Wood Talk Online – #18

Welcome back to Wood Talk Online. The woodworking season is underway and your emails are rolling in as we speak. So if you have a

Wood Talk Online – #17

The end of summer is not only traditionally the time of year when school starts back up, it’s also when most woodworkers head back into

Wood Talk Online – #15

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We now have an actual phone number for leaving voicemail messages! The number is. Just dial 623-242-2450 and leave

Wood Talk – #14

Topics include flush trim bits, AWFS Las Vegas, riving knifes, Marc’s interview with David Marks, meeting Norm Abram, and the Festool Domino.

Wood Talk Online – #12

Another great episode. Preventing rot in outdoor woods, good hardwoods for a beginner, tool selection, and dust collection myths.

Wood Talk Online – #11

Matt mentioned a recent article in Woodcraft Magazine citing a statistic released by the CDC regarding the dramatic rise in nail gun injuries due to

Wood Talk – #10

Wood toxicity and allergies, AWFS, air compressors, brad nails, PM66 vs PM2000, diamond stones, double stick tape, and spiral cutter heads.

Wood Talk – #9

Another rapid-fire email episode and a few voicemails.