WT172 – Do They Know About Shrinkage?

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On today’s show, Mike is looking for alternatives to epoxy thickeners, Ted is trying to joint and plane small parts, Tom wants to know the ideal plane for a shooting board, Barron has some questions about the Blacker House Chair, Chad wants to know how cold temps and high humidity will affect his wood, and Ryan wants us to talk about reclaimed wood.

 

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Marc – Finished up the poker chip trays and got some much-needed shop time.
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Matt – Veneered some iPhone cases because he can!

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– Mike is looking for alternatives to expensive epoxy thickeners.
– Ted is interested in hand-planing small parts.
– Tom wants to know the ideal plane for a shooting board
– Barron has some questions about the Blacker House Chair I built recently.
– Chad wants to know how cold temps and high humidity will affect his wood.
– Ryan wants us to talk about reclaimed wood.

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4 replies on “WT172 – Do They Know About Shrinkage?”

Ditto to that on the tape. I have gotten from Rockler, Woodcraft, and Craft Supplies and it is all hard to take off. I actually find small pieces of it placed at the corners of the workpiece to be better than one big piece.

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