Special thanks to our show sponsor Festool.
On today’s show, we’re talking about carbide tipped bandsaw blades, when to use a palm router, avoiding sapwood when buying rough stock, solid wood for wooden gears, working with weathered wood, and making a large bridle joint without a table saw.
What’s on the Bench
Marc is finally using some prized wood for a project, with some reservations. Matt is playing with scraps. Shannon experience a zen moment in his shop.
– Kenji has some thoughts on riving knives after our discussion in Wood Talk #164.
– Rob has something to say about building workbenches.
– Todd wants to know if carbide-tipped bandsaw blades are worth the added expense.
– Chris wants some advice on what operations might stress a palm router.
– Pug is trying to avoid accidentally buying sapwood when purchasing stock in the rough.
– Dustin wants to know if it’s ok to use solid wood for a wooden-geared clock.
– Peter has some heavily weathered wood and wants some advice for cleaning it up without ruining his tools.
– Mark is trying to make a large bridle joint using a setup that involves mostly Festool equipment.
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