Category: Weekly Shop Update

Weekly Shop Update August 7, 2016

This week I sanded the table top and got it ready for finish…and put finish on!

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Weekly Shop Update July 7, 2016

This week I did my final surface preparation on the trestle base and drilled the holes for the tapered dowels to hold the top to the base.

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Quick Tip – Protecting Surfaces with Blue Tape:

Quick Tip – Sizing Store Bought Dowel Stock:

Quick Tip – Sanding Smooth Curves:

Weekly Shop Update June 20, 2016

In this weeks update I cut and install the butterfly / dovetail keys for the table top.

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Weekly Shop Update May 21, 2016

This week:

• I worked on the cutting and fitting the wedges on the Trestle.
• Worked on the plans for the table.
• Spoke to the San Fernando Valley Woodworkers Club and got some Avocado lumber while I was there.

• New episode of the Matt & Matthew Show:
Shop Tour: Mike Pekovich:

• Released 3 Quick Tip Videos:
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Setting Up A Veritas Mk.II Narrow Blade Honing Guide:
How to remove dings in your chisels and plane blades: