On today’s show we’re talking about: a bench for a hybrid woodworker, speeding up the cherry’s color change, building for tools, and the morality and ethics of taking inspiration.
- Travis has a question about darkening the color of Cherry
- Kevin is building stuff for money for tools
- A conversation about a power tool centric workbench
- Cody wants to know when you give credit for someone else’s design
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5 replies on “WT416 – I Couldn’t Hold it In”
You did not talk about Woodworking in America 2017. Did any of you go?
That’s because there was no WIA 2017. 🙂 Last I heard they are going to an every-other-year format. The last show was in 2016.
I was reading an interesting argument on a FB page about blacksmithing. (I’m not one but would like to play with it some) about welding better metal to a harbor freight anvil for better bounce. the resulting argument was you from those who say you can’t and those who say you can but shouldn’t. i assumed the guy was trying to be snarky when he posted this link http://web.utk.edu/~mtaylo29/pages/Wood%20welding.htm
Welding wood. ever heard of it before?
We actually talked about it on the show a year or so ago. there was a video circulating that showed the process. Pretty crazy.
For a hybrid/power tool work bench I built the Jack-bench. It has classic maple top with dog holes, twin screw vise, quick release front vise, and a 12 volt scissor jack to raise and lower the bench top to any level I need( within reason). It does a great job as an outfeed table as well. Yes Shannon, it does have a power strip on the side.