cordless angle grinders, buying lumber without plans, and How thick to cut your logs.
Using plans, smoothing plane angles, what’s the deal with horse butt?, budgeting for the future, and what will come of the Sawstop acquisition?
What to pay for lumber, when to hand cut your dovetails, and gluing up twisted boards.
a bench for a hybrid woodworker, speeding up the cherry’s color change, building for tools, and the morality and ethics of taking inspiration.
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about: woodworking continuing education, buying a Sawstop, and investing in the shop. What’s On the Bench Marc spoke at the Colorado Woodworkers Association Matt is working breaking the guild video record with the highboy Shannon laid on his back all week What’s New Popular Woodworking is creating a lumber […]
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about: frivolous upgrades, should everyone create content?, is building a workbench a rite of passage, and two blades for the table saw. Voicemail Kory is looking to lessen the UV effects on Redheart. Lyle is having trouble flattening his workbench with a router. Email Clem asks about using 2 […]
Woodworkers Fighting Cancer, dealing with pests in the shop, stable hardwoods, and workbench finishes
Plane blade troubleshooting, keeping things square, cleaning furniture, and shop-made tools.
Rabbets and knickers, the trouble with buying your last tool first, grain direction on a chair seat.
Intentionally building out of square, the necessity of miter saws, adding texture, choosing a router plane, and introducing new woodworkers to tools.
Large table sizing, how we charge for our work, and Worksharp sharpening.
What it’s like to work with others in your shop. Is it different from a classroom environment? How do you keep the work on track?
sliding vs non-sliding miter saws, workbench crochets, storing logs before milling them
Download Mp3On today’s weekend show we talk about buying new tools or souping it up. Brian says: I own a 20 year old “14 Delta bandsaw with a cast iron table that has barely been used since I bought it and is in perfect condition. I am about to get back into woodworking again up […]
When to say and when to plane, losing the battle with hickory, tacky finish, material thickness, and stop blocks, and etc.
On today’s weekend show we talk about the future of children entering the trades.
Sapele working properties, Veneering Solid wood, 220v extension cords, and ripping chain.
On today’s weekend show we talk about our average work week and time management
Working African Mahogany, kerfing out dovetail waste, and one track saw to rule them all.
On today’s weekend show we talk about the things you should never do in the shop.
Should you bottom out your tenons, plywood potato chips, and a plywood workbench.
On today’s weekend show we talking about the secret to happiness.
How to know if your furniture can handle the load, moving a project from AC to non-AC room, and should you mill everything all at once?!
Download Mp3On today’s weekend show we talking about what defines “the average woodworker” Robert wrote in to ask about the right table saw for the average woodworker and Marc blew it up into a socio-political commentary about tools and woodworking
Milling logs, oil and wax on hand tools causing finishing problems, when to use a loose mortise and tenon, boards bowing off the saw mill, and panel raising planes
On today’s weekend show we talking about how whether to cut lumber that is too long for your storage
Fixing a blued gouge, material for shop cabinets, and glueing up a big butcher block countertop.
Measuring and relative dimensioning.
Marc’s rusty planes and Milling and Drying live oak.
On the Weekend Show, Bob from I Like to Make Stuff joins us for a discussion about parenting and making stuff.
SketchUp for sissies, moving a shop, blending 3d printing and fine woodworking, and do Matt and Marc feel inferior because the don’t mess with electronics like Bob Clagett?
On today’s weekend show we talking about the wood movement and veneer thickness.
Marc’s sexy curvy legs, milling square stock, and making sliding dovetails by hand.
Tackling projects that are too advanced for your skill level.
Sprung breadboard ends, which hand tools should you spend money on, and getting started as a college student
On today’s weekend show, we’re talking about acquiring tools before you are ready.
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about different types of chisels, getting the most from your Jack plane, and what if matt moves?! What’s On the Bench Marc is building a wall Matt is cleaning his shop Shannon went to NYC to see a broadway show What’s New Marc was on the Modern Maker Podcast, […]
We discuss the concept of art and if our projects qualify as art.
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about amber water-based finish, what’s the deal with Drill presses, and how to use a moisture meter. Don’t forget to check out Brusso’s new Photo Extra Newsletter! What’s On the Bench Marc is fixing the signs at his son’s daycare Matt is slabbing logs Shannon is preparing for a […]
We’re talking about how our shops and working styles might be different if we didn’t have our respective businesses.
Router-cut mortises, demystifying plywood, solid or ply bathroom vanity,
whether to join a local woodworking guild
Trimming a frame flush to the top, Thousand Canker Disease, and selling your old tools.
On today’s weekend show, we’re talking about the end game in our businesses.
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about if the finish is ruined once it starts curing in the can and giving up on a tool or project What’s On the Bench Marc is making chair templates Shannon installed track lighting What’s New New video from Doucette and Wolfe! The Birth of a Dugout Canoe The […]
Download Mp3On today’s weekend show, we’re talking about woodworking away from home. What Are We Talking About Darth Rust asked: I’m overseas for the rest of this year, what are some good ways to stay engaged in the craft, perhaps even be productive? I’ve brought sketchup and the honey-do list, a couple of books from […]
Vertical vs horizontal lumber storage, finishing uneven Cherry, and being neighborly.
Today we’re keeping it real by talking about safety advice we don’t adhere to.
We’re celebrating 10 years of Wood Talk!
Our sharpening set ups and what we use to draw blood.
On today’s show, we’re talking about small dados and clamping squares!!
We discuss projects we’ve made for no reason other than to have fun.
Card scraper thickness, what’s your highest grit before finishing, and asymetrical dovetail layout
What tools we feel are total overkill in our shops.
Chisel recommendations for a newb, when to stop face jointing, static explosions, and movement in manufactured furniture
Today we’re discussing lumber prices and regional variability.
Plywood vs solid wood for panels, electrical draw from a saw mill, and french cleats.
When do you push yourself with your design? Does going out on a limb automatically mean that some people will hate it?
The joy of tracksaws, strength of loose tenons, and getting into welding.
On a recent trip to Michaels Craft Store, Shannon was disgusted by all the junk on the shelves purporting to be Maker kits.
Extra jointer support, taming tapers, diamond vs water stones, and leaving the bark on slabs.
We’re taking 2 questions on workbenches: top material and the effectiveness of the deadman
Live edge table bases, air dried vs kiln dried lumber, and Stationary log vs stationary head mills.
YouTube and Fine Woodworking as well as getting sponsors.
Long-term tool storage, selling at craft shows, and quartersawn lumber.
We each name an accessory that makes life easier.
Glue line seams, dowels vs floating tenons, and a sawmill cnc router conversion.
Talking about the wood products in our home and how we feel about them.
Casket joinery, dust collection for a small shop, and table top board direction
An email grab bag show!
Staining complex projects, Matt’s building a solar kiln?!?!, and wood movement in wide boards.
Would you take this deal?!
Favorite finishing books, to sharpen router bits or not, miter saws vs table saws, and plywood with hand tools???
Our woodworking goals and resolutions for 2017.
Epoxy shelf life, stropping, and bandsaw blade life expectancy
Is it better to buy the better quality tool or the lower quality and get accessories?
Router bit buying strategy, lathe tool recommendations, jointer planes, and where to put the drill press.
Some of the risks and pitfalls of running an online business.
Shop sub-floors, files for restoring saws, basement woodworking, purpleheart resin, acute angles, and making big projects in small spaces.
Getting a grain and color match in a panel.
When to use your air cleaner, tensioning a bandsaw blade, planing a glued up carcass.
What are the big Black Friday deals we have seen in the past and what have we taken advantage of.
Oil finish in a low powered turbine, installing opposing drawer slides, and notching corners.
Your co-hosts as kids. What were we into? Anything that showed aptitude for woodworking or video-making?
Oil and wax finish on a butcher block, wall storage in a concrete walled shop, and starting a business.
Our thoughts on where to get tool-buying advice.
Using a frame and panel for a tool chest door, fixing an orange peel lacquer finish, and narrow piece kickback.
Download Mp3On today’s weekend show, we’re talking about camcorders vs DSLRs and how we use them in our shops. What We’re Using Marc has a Sony PXW-Z-150 something or other Shannon is using a Canon Vixia HF100, GoPro Hero Black 3, GoPro Session, Polaroid Cube, and his iPhone 6s Matt has a Sony thingy ma bobber […]
Download Mp3On today’s show, we’re talking about glossy wood without finish, choosing woods for your design, how much wood for a workbench. What’s On the Bench Marc is a slacker! Matt installed the idle wheel on the band mill Shannon is turning and doing shop stuff What’s New Marc has a new YouTube channel Marc […]
Download Mp3On today’s show, we’re talking about setting your miter gauge to square, wood hardness scales, and T1-11 for the shop walls. What’s On the Bench Marc is moving his shop…again Matt and April sold out to Triton Shannon has begun his Christmas turning odyssey What’s New Matthew shared a video about a wooden kayak […]
Tricky double-sided tape, buying your first backsaw, and router tables.
Learning to sharpen saws, shop lighting options, and where do you get your horse butt.
Oil stones vs water stones, how to avoid mistakes related to rushing, and setting pricing expectations
curved cauls, who need’s ’em!, what’s matt going to do with all of those slabs, what’s the deal with Purpleheart, and all kinds of backwards sawing and softwood only Japanese woodworking questions for our guest host Wilbur Pan.
Download Mp3Today’s show is sponsored by Brusso Hardware. Use the code “Woodtalk” to save 10% off our first order at Brusso.com On today’s show we’re talking about Woodworking in America, child safe finishes, hiring a sawyer, and when to sharpen your saws. What’s On the Bench We are at Woodworking in America this week all […]
Getting hot with epoxy, outdoor bar top options, and jointing a strip of moulding by hand.
Download Mp3On today’s show, we’re talking about practicing dovetails, differences between gravity and syphon HVLP guns, keeping our shops organized, and period furniture resources. Want to check out the video version of the show (recorded live)? Go here! What’s On the Bench Marc is finalizing the Grandfather clock project Matt finished the Farm House Table […]
Choosing joinery, sanding small pieces without rounding them over, hand planing crowns, and glueing up joints.
Disposing of sawdust, using PT lumber, and how much to let panels float.
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