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On today’s show we’re talking about one work surface to rule them all, bark on a live edge slab, and choosing the right plane for the job.
What’s on the Bench?
- Marc’s shop time was supplanted by an emergency room visit for his son.
- Matt is finishing up the cradle for his son and making a log lift for his trailer.
- Shannon is still working on the Kids table and has decided that plywood with hand tools is doable, but slow.
- Marc shared a video of a dude building a desk with minimal tools and making no apologies for it
- A Kickstarter campaign for a robotic arm CNC/laser cutter/3D printer/Cake decorating tool.
- The 2016 SAPFM Cartouche Winner is announced
- New Bandsaw Box book by David Picciuto
- “The Homemade Workshop” by Stumpy Nubs (James Hamilton)
- Tom Fidgen is opening a brick and mortar school and Maker space in Toronto
- Samuel wants to know why everything woodworking related on Google redirects to Ted’s Woodworking.
- Jack is curious about how many workbenches/spaces does a shop need
- James wants to know how to keep the bark from falling off his live edge slab
- George wants to know if there is a rule of thumb for the size of hand plane to use for a particular board