November 19, 2019
In the last part of the first polish, John continues filling the open pores of the wood with shellac, pumice, and good old fashioned elbow grease
In part two of the first polish, John continues filling the open pores of the wood with shellac, pumice, and good old fashioned elbow grease
John Coffey starts the first polish where he fills the open pores of the wood with shellac, pumice, and good old fashioned elbow grease
November 12, 2019
In a great introduction to shellac for any woodworker, John Coffey discusses different types of shellac, how to mix it, and how to apply it to create a long-lasting, beautiful French polish finish.
November 11, 2019
In this video, Ben Strano demonstrates two methods for laying out an octagon without a protractor
November 8, 2019
Anissa, Barry, and Ben discuss radial arm saws, side-of-the-road workbenches, dowel joints, milling wide boards, and suffer dramatic smooth moves
November 5, 2019
At this point, our little Shaker nightstand is really beginning to take shape. With all the components cut and the rail-leg joinery all done, it’s time to attach the shelf…
For the beginning woodworker, nothing could be easier than dowel joinery. While advanced craftsmen and women might scoff at the humble dowel, it’s a perfectly acceptable—and strong—alternative to the traditional…
A poor finish application is perhaps the quickest way to destroy an otherwise beautiful piece of furniture. After spending hours upon hours building your perfect piece, the last thing you…
In this episode of Getting Started in Woodworking, Asa and Ed show you how to build a super-simple router table using nothing more than a couple of workshop scraps and…
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