Tools Tests and Demos
Skew Chisel Techniques
Turning expert Brian Simmons demystifies the skew chisel with three basic-but-beautiful cuts.complaining cat. To begin making the plane cut you wanna position the cutting edge of -- -- At approximately a 45 degree angle to work piece. Draw a line for your reference. Now notice that theOn the edge this deal. The important thing is that the actual cutting edge . Makes approximately a 45 degree angle. With the woods. Start early in the tool. On the bottom edge against the tour arrest.thirty degrees. It can be a little difficult. To actually see the cutting edge there -- the tools rolled vertical like this. That 45 degree angle -- Which worked wonderfully for -- cuts. Increases the difficulty even more. -- the tools -- that vertical. I can't see the cutting edge at all. However. Changing the -- closer to zero. As this one is. Increases your ability to see. When rolling beats. This
Skew Chisel Sharpening
Keep your skew chisel razor-sharp and ready for turning. WOOD's turning expert, Brian Simmons, shows you how to shape, grind, and hone your skew chisel.the flat stone. And then raising they handle. I insured two point contacts system . To slide back and forth. Across the sound. I checked my progress often to ensure that I'm not raising able to high.
Bowl Gouge Sharpening
Woodturning expert Brian Simmons shows you how to put a razor-sharp fingernail profile edge on a bowl gouge.Keep the tour rolling at all times and -- rich create a flat spot on the level. Stop and check your progress so often. I'm looking for a clear. Uniform babble. From tip. To -- Without
Bowl Gouge Techniques
Woodturning expert Brian Simmons talks you through the simple steps for turning a bowl using a bowl gouge.I'll start being handled slightly below the tour rest. In with the cutting edge at center. Push the tool into the peace. Then swing the handle. All the tool out. Go to the left a little
Work Sharp demo in WOOD magazine shop
Kyle Crawford from Professional Tool Manufacturing demonstrates the fast, and nearly foolproof, Work Sharp power sharpening system.using is a slotted real. And corresponding slotted abrasives. So as the wheel spins . You can just look down through the spinning -- see the cutting edge that you're sharpening. And get amazing control. During the -- process so simply -- the slots of the abrasive. To the slotsground on that -- to. Great in my control to see the cutting edge while you're sharpening. So that's our solution for. Carving tools in -- tools -- in the slot at sea through -- We've
SawStop tablesaw demo
SawStop is a cabinet-style tablesaw that stops almost instantly when the blade makes contact with skin. Don't believe us? Watch this test video from the WOOD magazine shop.
How impact drivers work and why you need one in your woodworking shop
Jointer/Planer Combo Machines
Tools editor Bob Hunter explains jointer/planer combination machines and shows how to convert them from one function to the other.mounted over the putter head -- got the -- machine set up accordion player mode with the dust that is covering the cutter head. The guards pulled back out of the way. Els who run the
Craftsman CompuCarve Demo
WOOD Magazine Projects Editor Jan Svec demonstrates the capabilities of the Craftsman CompuCarve.and we will pick out these collect texture to. And pops open dialogue box and got a whole bunch of different textures which we can choose from. And wolf that kind of a simple one andthe project and loaded on to the memory card. Pops open a dialogue box here is the new file that we're going to load on would sign one and it gives us an estimated time that
Shop Tested: Loose Tenon Tools
Jeff Mertz demonstrates the four systems in this video. Learn the results of our testing of these jointmakers in issue 177 (July 2007) of WOOD magazine.