Main sections of the process are broken into 3-5 minute videos and nifty tips are broken out into 30-second - 1-minute video clips below.
A household iron re-activates Titebond glue for a goof-proof—and beautiful—veneer job
and sometimes I'm open to looking
The absence of an accident does not mean the presence of safety; push sticks are expendable; fingers are not.
Edgebanding without sanding: call attention to the joint rather than trying to hide it. Because you won't hide it.
An accurate setup made from scraps can help you salvage lumber that is too crooked to frame with but could be great for blocking or furring strips
Frank Howarth needed a new door for his pantry, so he turned to some Sequoia slabs that he and a buddy cut up a few years ago.
And then he made a film about it.
Marking, cutting, and glue-up tips that you may have forgotten about
Like farm to table for building materials—a tour of Amazon trees and lumber
Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit
One of those things that you keep forgetting how to do, because you don't do it that often
Masking tape and a sharp knife are hard to beat for production precision
Inner tube scraps, clamps, finesse, and patience are all you need for a clean column with four sides of face grain.
Make a pattern using elliptical sticks, and then use a router with flush-cut bit to replicate onto the big stock
A really simple template, a really repetitive process, and a lot of glue go into this not-so-weekend project.
Four jigs are all you need to set up a mobile cabinet shop
In case you were getting tired of Glulams and LVLs
Happy Independence Day from Romeo, the shop dog, an important member of the team at Hull Historical in Fort Worth, TX
Use tape to clamp and only glue where you have to.
Which method is better—by hand or machine?