Wood Talk – #50

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What’s on the Bench?
Marc’s putting the final touches on the steamer trunk while waiting for hardware to come in. Matt recently used dye to match some existing stain in a project using a different species of wood altogether. He also signed up for a hand planing class at Marc Adams School being taught by Chris Schwarz & Thomas Lie-Nielsen.

Around the Web:
Malcom Tibbits – Tahoe Turner– Amazing segmented turnings. Check out his instructional DVD’s.
Sketchup for Woodworkers– Sketchup tutorials specifically for woodworkers.

deltaCheck out this great old Delta Ad submitted by Collin. This came from an issue of Popular Science Magazine from 1936!

Free download (PDF) of “An Axe to Grind: A Practical Ax Manual” from the U.S. Forest Service

Dude Craft – just a lot of fun and he mentioned us a while ago!

News:
Of course the big news is that Popular Woodworking is now part of Wood Talk Online. Awesome!

From Woodworking-news.com Newsletter – Ryobi corded circular saws sold at Home Depot between October -November 08 being recalled for safety reasons.

LumberJocks Winter award winners announced.

Clarification on previous mention of Popular Woodworking’s Digital Magazine – Available only to subscribers of the print version. Click here.

Hot Deals:
Eagle America – Free Super Saver Shipping on all orders over $49. Expires 2/28/09

Peachtree 50% Off 12″ Digital Protractor

Grizzly Tools is offering free shipping on select tools (and it’s a lot of their big ones!!) They’re waiving the freight charges.

Voicemail:
Shannon wants to know the difference between Seal-a-Cell and Arm-r-Seal. Pete wants to know whether he should sharpen his blades past 8000 on a leather strop. We get opinions from Chris Schwarz and Glen Huey.

Tom’s Tip: How to score a good deal on lumber!

Editor’s Tip: Sharpen on the pull stroke only.

Topic:
Interview with Chuck Bender from the Acanthus Workshop

Congratulations to our giveaway winners as well!

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