What’s on the Bench?
Marc is prepping for the big move. Matt has is “banana plane” back (the no.4-1/2). Its back from it’s rehab session and is performing like a champ.
Around the Web:
Benjamin Moore iPhone App. NYTimes Article
Woodworking in America: Furniture Construction and Design
Aug. 14-16, 2009, Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill.
Woodworking in America: Hand Tools and Techniques
Oct. 2-4, 2009, Valley Forge, Penn.
Eagle America special Wood Talk Online offer: Free super saver shipping when you use the code “WOODTALK55” at checkout and select Free Shipping as your shipping method. Offer good through 5/31/09. You have to check out their new site!
Peachtree Buy 3 get 1 free clamp sale and also they are having a big Memorial Day Sale.
Highland Woodworking Steel City 14″ bandsaw kit now $499, down from $799.
Woodcraft is offering 15% off a full line of finishing products and related items until May 25th.
Save an extra 10% on your order at Popular Woodworking’s Book Store, with offer code WWMEM09. Remember Every order over $25 gets free standard shipping!
We received a great email from David (runningwood) about traditional woodworking programming and how it reinforces the misconception that project should be done in a very short amount of time.
Tim asked about washing filter bags. John is concerned about wearing gloves in the shop but doesn’t want to deal with splinters. Jim is having difficulty keeping his engrain from staining darker than his face grain. Bob has a question about putting a burr on his scraper.
Check out there helpful links on the subject of card scrapers:
Wood Whisperer – Barely Scraping By
Todd Clippinger’s Scraper Sharpening Method
Random Person Tip – Matthew Groves gives us a great Ebay tip.
Tom’s Tip – A neat use for Teflon tape!