STL189: Nancy Hiller, Chris Becksvoort, and Vic Tesolin
Recorded live at Fine Woodworking Live 2019, in front of a live studio audience
Guest 1: Joe Taylor – Director of Sales for Rikon
Joe gave us the ins and outs of a few of Rikon’s new products
- Blade Speed – Variable from 100 RPM (45 SFPM) to 2,375 RPM (4400 SFPM)
- Continuous Torque – 1.75 HP will never slow down producing a beautiful/smooth cut
- Safer Operation – Fast electronic braking and load spike detection
- Patent Pending – Spring Loaded Tool-less Guide System
- Effortless Cutting – Fifteen suggested speed settings for wood/metal/plastic plus one custom range
Joe shared some exciting news about the Model 70-800: 4-Piece Woodturning System
Guest 2: Nancy Hiller
In terms of their aesthetic value, is there a line for you between fine furniture and cabinetry?
If you could only design, or build, which would it be and why?
|Free Plan: Architectural Wall Cabinet
Arts and crafts maker presents a
fresh twist on a period design
by Nancy R. Hiller
#270–Sep/Oct 2018 Issue
|The Pro’s Corner
Professional woodworkers sharing
the information, for professional
woodworkers new and old
Guest 3: Christian Becksvoort
What are your top five records at the moment?
What Shaker element do see reproduced poorly in modern versions of the classics?
What finish are you using on most of your pieces, polyurethane or oil? And why?
|A True Oil Finish
Nontoxic and easily repaired, this
traditional finish is still worth considering
by Christian Becksvoort
#152–Nov/Dec 2001 Issue
|The Classic Shaker Style
Discover the difference between
the masterful and the near-miss
by Christian Becksvoort
#229–Nov/Dec 2012 Issue
Guest 4: Vic Tesolin
What aspects of woodworking do you see most newer students totally over think?
Awhile ago, you posted a video of a tattoo that had leaves representing your favorite woods to work with. For those of us who are crap at identifying tree leaves, what are your favorite woods to build with?
|4 Planes for Joinery
Get perfect dadoes, grooves,
rabbets, and tenons in no time
By Vic Tesolin
#246–Mar/Apr 2015 Issue
|7 Questions with Vic Tesolin
Simple really, we ask Vic
questions, and he answers them
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