I stumbled across this video while reading the woodworking subreddit on reddit. Bob Taylor, a co-founder of Taylor Guitars, provides a unique perspective on the availability of ebony and explains what role he has in providing it to instrument makers. It's not clear if this is where our ebony comes from, too.
Using straightforward turning and carving techniques, Irish woodworker Liam Flynn turns extraordinary vessels from green wood and enriches their refined forms with freehand fluting. This slideshow presents an array of his work and methods.
FineWoodworkingEditors, member | April 27th, 201236 comments
Catch the video footage of Shop Talk Live: Episode 5, Fine Woodworking's livestream and podcast. This week, there's talk of tablesaw legislation, workshop blunders, and the lovely smell of lacquer in the morning.
The Sawstop controversy has made it to late night television. Noted conservative pundit Stephen Colbert takes on the saw and it's finger hugging inventor, Steve Gass. (Of course, it's all satire, so Colbert is implicitly endorsing the Sawstop.)
Chairmaker Brian Boggs, well-known for his furniture, is trying to realize a long-held dream: to bring a group of craftsmen together in a collective venture. This video shows Boggs and others describing his furniture and the Boggs Collective.