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.
Check 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!
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.
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.
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.
Interview with Chuck Bender from the Acanthus Workshop
Congratulations to our giveaway winners as well!