Tools, Tips and Techniques
Adjusting Planer Tables
You don't have to live with sniped boards coming out of your planer. You may just need to adjust the tables. WOOD magazine's Craig Ruegsegger shows you how.the table enough that you can just fit a penny as a straight edge right next to the inside -- at the table. If the leading into the boards sags as the back in passes and
Drill Press Tips and Techniques
The drill press is a very versatile machine in your woodworking shop. WOOD Magazine's Jim Heavey shows you how to take full advantage of the drill press using a few simple tricks and techniques. Jim also demonstrates how to set up your drill press for the best performance, and provides tips forif you don't have it on yours it should be in your owner's manual generally speaking the smaller the bit the faster can run. The larger the bit -- slower -- wrong. That's slower speed really cuts down the torque and also greatly reduces team on burning. It's speed should be found on the drill press in your owner's manual and if you can't find them in either place you can find or speed shark would magazine dot com. Now here's adjustment that you need to make before you start using your drill press and that is to make sure at the table is level so we found a very simplistic way to do it. We just took a coat hanger and -- it so that as we turn it around on the table. We can see what hearts it touches on the
Drill Perpendicular Holes Without a Drill Press
If you've ever tried to drill holes perpendicular to the face of a workpiece without using a drill press, you know how hard that can be to do accurately. In this video, WOOD Magazine Senior Design Editor Kevin Boyle shows three ways to bore perfectly perpendicular holes using a portable drill and ain Nightline after your lines answer bushing and -- her role. Another legal option with that group cut there isn't allows you to -- round surfaces. And the security on their but you can actually drill
Basic Stock Prep
Stop breaking the bank buying expensive home-center lumber. Save money by squaring your own stock. WOOD magazine's Craig Ruegsegger walks you through the basics of stock prep.on me join it flat space. And little barrel. Pointing to that pig tail . On the -- of square to. Now sliding down this -- I can see that it's getting a distinct -- to it
Fine Furniture Accuracy from Any Tablesaw
Even old hand-me-down tablesaws and low-cost benchtop machines can produce clean, on-the-money cuts. WOOD Magazine's Craig Ruegsegger shows you how to squeeze fine-furniture accuracy from any tablesaw.Now I know my mighty decide exactly. At 45 degrees an -- picture frames or any type of lighter frame every corner is gonna look perfect. The case that takes care of miners now the fourth
Whether you've just bought a new tablesaw or you want to improve the performance of your current saw, there are a few things you can do to it to ensure clean, accurate cuts. In this video, WOOD magazine's Jim Heavey walks you through a step-by-step check-and-adjustment of all the components of yourfirst part of this tune up is a thorough review of the owner's manual if you don't have when you can get it from the manufacturer where you can find when online. Now let's start withadjustments are you made to that they're done with stops and your owner's manual showing you where they're placed in how to make those adjustments. Now let's turn our attention to the cabinets offense yet likeit's not there adjustment screws in the back of his cage your owner's manual showing how to make those adjustments. The last thing that I'll do to make sure. But I have a perfect ninety degrees.
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
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.
Ultimate Sharpening System
WOOD magazine's ultimate sharpening system using three types of sharpening media