Q & A: Bandsaw Tire True-Up

Bandsaw Tire True-Up Q: How can I fix a bandsaw tire with irregularities that bump the blade? I’m getting a lot of side-to-side movement with the blade. A: Truing the hard rubber tire that [...]

Lie-Nielsen Visitors: How to Find Us

Preparations are under way for the Lie-Nielsen event here at our shop tomorrow and Saturday. If you’re familiar with these events, you won’t want to miss it, and if you’ve never [...]

A mallet project part 3

In this posting I will describe how my students shaped the mallet's head. If you recall my last blog post, I described how we clamped the head's [...]

New Glue Tool/Brush from Rockler

Over the years I have developed my index finger as a highly skilled glue-spreading appendage. Combine it with a proper bead of glue on the edge of a board and I can spread it evenly in nearly one [...]

That’s Not a Holdfast

Christopher Schwarz and Lucy May are pleased to announce the newest addition to their family. Length: 18”. Weight: 9 lbs., 4 oz. Birth date: Feb. 15, 2012. Delivered by: Peter Ross, blacksmith [...]

Are Prototypes Worth the Work?

In cleaning up the shop this past weekend, I came across the prototype for the Krenovian wall cabinet I built for the April issue and was reminded of how helpful it was in working out and [...]

A mallet project part 2

In my first blog entry I showed the revised plans for the oak mallet that my students are building. Here, I will show the process of cutting and gluing the parts together. Once the [...]

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