On today’s show, we’re talking about Japanese chisels with Wilbur Pan, getting the most from a dust extractor, planing one side of a board, veneering, storing left-over finish, and ash for hurleys.
What’s on the Bench
Shannon is having trouble working maple because it’s hard. Matt is trying his hand at sharpening his hand tools. Marc is having fun making an ellipse and also recommends folks join his Woodworking group on GoodReads.com.
Around the Web
Poll of the Week
– Jim has some thoughts and insights on the supposed decline of woodworking in America discussed in Episode #134.
– Keith gave us some insights on the origin of Handworks 2013 as discussed in Episode #134.
– WoodChuck sent in a link to these fancy setup blocks for lock miter bits, as discussed in Episode #134.
– Mariah wants to know if the cheaper Japanese chisel sets are worth it. Wilbur Pan steps in to help us answer the question.
– Chris wants to know if he can get away with using a Festool dust extractor for his larger tools.
– Keith is curious if milling stock from one side of a board will cause it to warp.
– Dusty is looking for veneering advice. Marc recommends he check out VeneerSupplies.com.
– Scott has questions about storing oil-based finishes after mixing. Marc recommends Bloxygen.
– Paul has some questions about using Ash to make hurleys.
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