On today’s show we’re talking about trouble with a Mission Oak Finish, saw tooth geometry, grain direction in a panel, finishing all sides of a board at once, heating a workshop, project stability when shipping across the country, proper clamping pressure, and our Featured topic: how to do Woodworking in America right!
What’s On the Bench
- Marc resolved his bed panels situation with some groovy Walnut
- Matt wrapped up the Sofa Table and has started playing with a new chainsaw.
- Shannon has a horse butt
- The Wood Whisperer Guild now has a scholarship program!
- Here is a video on making fishing rods the old fashioned way
- Jeremy called in to talk about hand saw grip in terms of helping to saw accurately. Shannon rambled for a bit but did a video to ‘splain
- Andrew needed a relaxing project so he built the gift box that Matt made in last week.
- Wolf says we should check out Peter Brown’s YouTube channel for tips on keeping bubbles out of epoxy.
- Jason wanted to know the best way to “do Woodworking in America” so the guys chime in on their take on this wonderful annual show.
- Phil called in to see when too much clamping pressure is bad.
- Joel is concerned about wood movement when shipping a project out of the area.
- Chris is trying to replicate a fumed finish but the dye keeps smearing around.
- Gray has some weird teeth on his saw and is wondering if it was sharpened incorrectly.
- Chris is looking for some advice on heating his shop.
- Nick wants to know how we finish both sides of a project in one shot.
- John glued up a panel with the grain going in opposite directions and wondered if this is incorrect.
- Scott has been working mostly with construction grade lumber and is getting frustrated with squirrely boards. He wants to know how to get flatter boards without buying a jointer and planer.