With the level of the precision in the bridal joinery it is easy during surface preparation to remove too much material and create gaps in the joinery. Instead of tempting fate, I surface prep close to my joinery but make sure to stay away from the joinery. After glue up I use blue tape to protect the opposing surfaces and sand my joints.
In this Quick Tip I talk about using a dowel plate to help size store bought dowel stock.
In this excerpt from the Nakashima Inspired Dinning Table Project I show you step-by-step how I made the Butterfly / Dovetail Keys for this dinning table.
Watch more Nakashima Inspired Dinning Table Project Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOPCLPGo4uMzdOcxKtk2n7KEEUQKGUDT_
In this Quick Tip, I show you my method for quickly removing dings in my chisels and plane blades.
What do all those little indicators mean on the Veritas Mk.II Narrow Blade Honing Guide? I have no idea! Here is how I setup my chisels with this guide. It’s fast and easy.
In this excerpt from the Nakashima Inspired Dining Table Project I share my technique for cutting large through mortises.
In this quick tip I bypass painters triangles and use stacks of soft cloth sheets to protect my table top during finishing.
In this quick tip I talk about two techniques I use to help get panels flush during glue ups.
In an excerpt from the Gamble House Inspired Coffee Table I show you:
• How to build a jig to create a pillowed ebony bar
• Cut the bar to length
• My steps to sand and buff it to a shine
• How to install the bar into a matching mortise
Whiteside Fingernail Router Bit: http://shop.wnwoodworkingschool.com/Whiteside-3-4-Fingernail-Bit-Whiteside-3-4-Fingernail-Bit.htm
I take you step-by-step to make Greene & Greene traditional looking Box Joints. First, we will build a sled for the table saw. Next, we will cut a series of blocks that will help guide our setups. To wrap things up I’ll show you how to dial in the perfect fit using some blue tape and a feeler gauge.
Tools I used in this video:
Frued Box Joint Cutter Set: http://amzn.to/1jNqnXJ
Starrett Feeler Gauges: http://amzn.to/1jNquCn
Incra Guaranteed Square: http://amzn.to/1YXLg2e
Forrest Woodworker II: http://amzn.to/1YXLhmK