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On today’s show we’re talking about electrical outlets, dealing with swollen plywood dados, and evenly milling a board with knots.
What’s on the Bench?
- Marc is adding cup holders to his gaming table.
- Matt almost turned a pen but didn’t have the right bushings.
- Shannon is building a brand new Hand Tool School web site.
- Marc found a new podcast called the Reclaimed Audio Podcast, check it out.
- The new Mortise & Tenon Magazine is now available for pre-orders. Check out his introductory video that tells all about the magazine.
- Robert shared a link where you can buy a wooden bodied Gameboy.
- Pete shared a video about how barrel staves are made.
- John shared a video about a cool pipe organ that has little to do with woodworking other than the fact that the back drop is a bunch of firewood.
- Scott Rumschlag put up a great video for his adjustable height desk that uses a counterweight system.
- Shane shared a project that is a Minecraft themed desk for his son.
- Woodworking in America 2016 will be back in Covington, KY on September 16-18th 2016
- Matt said that Matt Cremona’s choice of an FDA approved finish was a good one because the Consumer Safety Commission guidelines will give you a headache
- Andy disagrees with Shannon’s suggestion that using your length of board as a guideline for choosing your plane is a good idea.
- Clockmaking expert Rick Urschel called in with his tips for using a bandsaw to cut clock teeth.
- Eric wants to know how to go about doing some pore filling in his finish prep process.
- Mark is designing his new shop and looking for advice on the placement of the electrical outlet.
- Jim wants to know how to size dados in plywood when they swell after the glue is applied.
- Paul is concerned that his board will move when he unevenly mills it because of a knot on one face.