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STL 112: Someone spelched, and Matt doesnt like it

STL 112: Someone spelched, and Matt doesn't like it

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Matt lays down the law on spelching in the shop. Plus super glues for woodworking, when to save scraps, and favorite furniture and tools of all time... for this week.

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STL 111: Get to know Garrett Hack better

STL 111: Get to know Garrett Hack better

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Garrett Hack replaces Mike... for this week. Plus left- vs. right-handed benches, advice on flattening blades, and finally, the big question: can you straighten wood with steam?

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 STL 110: Those sexy shapton stones

STL 110: Those sexy shapton stones

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 STL 110: Those sexy shapton stones Saw sharpening, smooth moves and the merits of a longer sanding block. The guys cover it all and it even gets a little steamy (and awkward) in the room...

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STL 109: Machine mayhem and explosive shellac

STL 109: Machine mayhem and explosive shellac

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Tom gets a shellac surprise. Plus the fix for a funky jointer, replacing a tablesaw with a bandsaw, and All-Time Favorite Furniture and Tools of all time... for this week.

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STL 108: Matt Kenney has left the building

STL 108: Matt Kenney has left the building

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Ben Strano mans Matt’s snark chair and attempts to resist its devilish power. Plus, can a cheap handplane do good work? Can, and should, you build a period piece with the Domino?

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STL 107: Tips Master, Jim Richey

STL 107: Tips Master, Jim Richey

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The guys talk about their all-time favorite Methods of Work of all time, this week. Plus, an interview with Jim Richey, the man who made Methods of Work.

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STL 106: Charles Brock, host of The Highland Woodworker web TV show

STL 106: Charles Brock, host of The Highland Woodworker web TV show

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Charles Brock from The Highland Woodworker chats with the guys. Plus, our All Time Favorite Furniture of All Time... for this week, and questions about miter saw stations, undermount drawer slides, secondary bevel angles, and moving a six hundred pound piece of machinery.

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STL 105: Why We Build What We Build

STL 105: Why We Build What We Build

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The guys talk about inspiration and what they like to build and reveal their all-time favorite tool of all time... this week. Plus reader questions on scrapers, joinery, and the changing color of wood.

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STL 104: Clark Kellogg, Pro Furniture Maker and Instagram Star

STL 104: Clark Kellogg, Pro Furniture Maker and Instagram Star

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Clark Kellogg talks about the schools of Krenov and Korn and how they affected his woodworking career, plus the zen of letter-carving, and why he’s so popular on Instagram.

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STL 103: All Time Favorite Furniture of All Time... for this week

STL 103: All Time Favorite Furniture of All Time... for this week

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In our new “all-time favorite” segment, the guys talk about furniture designs they like. Plus, how to hang a saw, the cure for wonky concrete floors, and buying advice for machinery—when bigger is better.

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STL 102: The new guy from Nashville

STL 102: The new guy from Nashville

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Ben Strano, the new web guy, is in the house. Combo machine or separate jointer and planer? Plus wood and fire don’t mix, affordable spray options, and sharpening twist bits—NOT.

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STL 101: Cherry is No Substitute for White Oak

STL 101: Cherry is No Substitute for White Oak

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Mike extols the virtues of quartersawn white oak in Arts and Crafts work. Plus the guys reveal their New Year’s woodworking resolutions and chat about how to keep warm in a winter shop.

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STL 100: Matt is out of control, plus a mystery guest

STL 100: Matt is out of control, plus a mystery guest

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It’s our 100th episode, with a special guest to celebrate. Plus we interview new contributing editor Chris Gochnour. Also, we chat up our favorite dovetail methods, and Matt gets a talkin’ to.

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STL 99: Waterstone Detectives

STL 99: Waterstone Detectives

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Woodworking sleuths solve the case of the unmarked waterstones. Plus a planing sled for small parts, tips for wheeled workbenches, fixes for resaw wrongs, and more boneheaded smooth moves.

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STL 98: Mikes Stick Trick, and the Fabric of Matt

STL 98: Mike's Stick Trick, and the Fabric of Matt

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Rust-prevention advice for a reader readying to move his shop. Matt shows his eye for fashion with fabric-lined boxes. Plus Mike chats about his stick trick, and Tom comes to terms with a drawknife.

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STL 97: The Guys are Toast

STL 97: The Guys are Toast

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Why you don’t need dog holes in your workbench. Plus, get the lowdown on left- vs. right-tilting tablesaws, spokeshave starter tips, and Mike’s take on toasters (yup, we went there!).

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STL 96: Tablesaws and Tool Tests

STL 96: Tablesaws and Tool Tests

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Fine Woodworking contributing editor Roland (a.k.a., Rollie) Johnson talks about how the magazine tests machinery, and drops a few details about his latest head-to-head test: compact cabinet saws. Plus, our favorite techniques of the week, loads of sharpening advice, and yet another cool use of blue tape.

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STL 95: Looking Back Fondly

STL 95: Looking Back Fondly

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Another Fine Woodworking staffer leaves the fold. Plus, favorite tools, inspirational articles, the value of choosing local woods, and the haunting of Gabriel?

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STL 94: A Fond Farewell

STL 94: A Fond Farewell

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A Fine Woodworking staffer departs Shop Talk Live

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STL 93: Nick Offermans Dream Shop

STL 93: Nick Offerman's Dream Shop

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Woodworker and actor Nick Offerman discusses the inner-workings of his dream shop

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