Tools Tests and Demos
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.
Installing a Bandsaw Riser Block
For less than $100 and about 30 minutes of your time, you can increase your bandsaw's resawing capacity by 6".have -- your band saws a great way to increase the versatility heavy machinery . For example today we're gonna put a six and tried to block in this fourteen inch cast iron pants off. The benefit is you raise the -- -- machine and now instead of a six inch capacity you have twelve
Shoulder Plane Techniques
A shoulder plane is one of the hand tools that even power-tool junkies should own because it allows you to fine-tune the fit of a number of different joints, from mortise-and-tenon to breadboard ends. In this video, Master Furnituremaker Tim Peters walks you through the correct use of a shoulderIn a lot of situations. What we're trying to achieve in western style woodworking is that -- -- -- between two complementary parts. And the basic building block all western woodworking is going to be
Setting Up a Scraper Plane
Power planers and jointers can make a mess of highly figured woods, such as curly maple or lacewood. You can sand those wild-grained woods smooth, but pack a lunch, because it's a long, slow process. Instead, try a scraping plane. In this video, WOOD Magazine Techniques Editor Bob Wilson firstour. Talk ankle on the play. We have a piece of figured maple syrup that's been run through a power -- and as you can see by the talk -- -- few scallops. You can also hear the out textured surface as the plane travels across the top. Slogan. And the fish but. It shouldn't. Norway are the smooth surface . And paper -- shavings.
How impact drivers work and why you need one in your woodworking shop
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.
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
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
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.