WT417 – Bend Over for the Thick Stuff!

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On today’s show we’re talking about: what to pay for lumber, when to hand cut your dovetails, and gluing up twisted boards.

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What’s On the Bench

  • Marc is doing some sliding dovetails on his jewelry box
  • Matt routed the gooseneck on his Highboy
  • Shannon is carving a seat

What’s New

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  • James wants to know when we stop hand cutting dovetails and use a router jig
  • Eric has twisted boards and asks about doing a glue up of a table top
  • Doug is interested in a verdict on higher angle frogs for a smoothing plane

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5 Responses to “WT417 – Bend Over for the Thick Stuff!”

  1. Shannon,
    Just wanted to thank you for the “rant” on lumber prices in different thicknesses. Would you avoid buying the thicker lumber and going for glue ups? Would this be a price break? Just wondering.
    Thanks.

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