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UPDATE: DVD Giveaway: Traditional Molding Techniques: Cornice Moldings by Don McConnell

comments (32) July 7th, 2009 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Traditional Molding Techniques: Cornice Moldings by Don McConnell
Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2009.
$25.00; 71 minutes

In this DVD, relying on his extensive research and experience building fine furniture, Don McConnell is able to share forgotten methods of making cornice moldings with simple hand tools. Using rabbet planes, snipes bills and a few hollows and rounds, Don shows you how. Traditional Molding Techniques: Cornice Moldings is broken into sections including design, cutting rabbets, creating the cornice elements, and carving the fluting. McConnell has been making furniture and studying traditional tools and woodworking for more than 25 years. (This is a companion DVD to Traditional Molding Techniques: The Basics from 2007).

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Comments (32)

chairmannz chairmannz writes: Looks good
can use one off these.
Thanks in advance.
Posted: 10:55 pm on July 3rd

RUSSR RUSSR writes: This looks great! Thanks
Posted: 10:24 am on July 1st

mmwood mmwood writes: We can all learn from the traditional techniques whether you use hand tools exclusively or many power tools.
Posted: 2:27 pm on June 30th

woodworker52 woodworker52 writes: sounds like a super way to learn about this really great looking molding.
Posted: 8:38 am on June 30th

farms100 farms100 writes: Winning this would give me a good excuse to learn how to use those moulding planes in my shop.
Posted: 10:34 pm on June 29th

tittlek tittlek writes: I'm in.
Posted: 11:02 am on June 29th

Beckum Beckum writes: Very cool! I do a lot of refinishing and gaining a better understanding of how things were done will help me in doing a better job of fixing them.

Good luck to all!
Posted: 10:47 am on June 29th

FFournier FFournier writes: Hello. This DVD would sure be a welcome addition to my library.
Posted: 10:19 am on June 29th

sk2tobin sk2tobin writes: Count me in!
Posted: 9:41 am on June 29th

CMaxNavy CMaxNavy writes: Fantastic! I'm right in the middle of a living room makeover and crown molding is my next adventure! I could use the help! Max
Posted: 9:38 am on June 29th

paul__t paul__t writes: I am sharpening my moulding planes, in anticipation of watching this video.
Posted: 9:34 am on June 29th

chetkloss chetkloss writes: A really interesting topic. I'd love to have this video.
Posted: 9:06 am on June 29th

tommyd100 tommyd100 writes: I have his other DVD about moulding and have wanted this one too,maybe I'll win.
Posted: 8:08 am on June 29th

JLYoung JLYoung writes: I've read great things about this DVD and I'd love to have a copy.
Posted: 6:47 am on June 29th

woodworth2 woodworth2 writes: This would be great! Especially since this is really my fav part of finish cerpentry and making furniture.
Posted: 6:39 am on June 29th

tazzer tazzer writes: this would be a cool dvd to own!
Posted: 1:25 am on June 29th

pauljr65 pauljr65 writes: this would be a great addition to our shop library
Posted: 10:16 pm on June 28th

fwreader fwreader writes: Love to have it! --Jim
Posted: 10:13 pm on June 28th

mvflaim mvflaim writes: Sign me up. I need this DVD.
Posted: 9:53 pm on June 28th

planeman3 planeman3 writes: Don's first dvd was great! I would expect this one would have the same high quality material. Thanks for the opportunity.
Posted: 9:20 pm on June 28th

hubiedoo517 hubiedoo517 writes: If I don't win it I'll most likely buy it anyway. The last one, "traditional molding techniques-the basics" was awesome.
Posted: 6:13 pm on June 28th

Castlewerks Castlewerks writes: Push me down the slipper slope. If I should happen upon this video, no doubt I'm going to have to buy Don's other video along with Larry's video on make side escapement planes. This will no doubt consume months of my life as I find yet another obsession. If I win the video, then of course all of this will not have been my fault, so....
Posted: 5:43 pm on June 28th

OC_Paul OC_Paul writes: good info, this will allow an upcoming project to be unique. 2 fireplace mantels with surrounds and a vaulted ceiling moldings.
Posted: 5:18 pm on June 28th

dandegennaro dandegennaro writes: I am a molder by nature.

Posted: 4:46 pm on June 28th

Smith5963 Smith5963 writes: in...
Posted: 4:44 pm on June 28th

gsulli gsulli writes: Looks good!
Posted: 4:42 pm on June 28th

slydogx slydogx writes: yup!
Posted: 4:15 pm on June 28th

baudi baudi writes: Me too!
Posted: 4:03 pm on June 28th

x041340 x041340 writes: Hey guys, I have been wanting to make my own moulding as part of the remodeling of my house and this DVD would be a big help!

Thanks for the opportunity, Gregg

Posted: 3:59 pm on June 28th

Tyblack Tyblack writes: I am always intersted in making new moldings.
Posted: 3:47 pm on June 28th

MikeLingenfelter MikeLingenfelter writes: Count me in.


Posted: 2:41 pm on June 28th

Mobiustrip Mobiustrip writes: I could use this video.
Posted: 1:02 pm on June 28th

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