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- Enough Glue Brushes for 720 Years of WorkI am fond of using acid brushes – sometimes called “flux brushes” – for spreading glue. And I have used … The post Enough Glue Brushes for 720 Years of Work appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Pinch Dogs to the Rescue (I Hope)Like pocket screws, traditional pinch dogs are a great way to join odd assemblies or to use them in … The post Pinch Dogs to the Rescue (I Hope) appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Pocket Screws for Chairmaking? (Yes)The first time I became aware of pocket screws I was standing in a Grizzly Industrial showroom handing out free … The post Pocket Screws for Chairmaking? (Yes) appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Meet Nancy Hiller, Author of ‘English Arts & Crafts Furniture’Nancy Hiller’s new book, “English Arts & Crafts Furniture,” is an outstanding piece of research and writing. If … The post Meet Nancy Hiller, Author of ‘English Arts & Crafts Furniture’ appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
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LostArtPress on InstagramWhen installing a top corner, it’s best to treat it first like a simple L-bracket. Remove the material so the two legs of the top corner fit in your carcase. Use the strategies outlined earlier – either handwork or an electric router. Once the legs are relieved, pare away (or hammer) the inside corners of the wood so the top corner will drop into the recesses you just cut. The top of the piece of hardware should now be in its final position so you can trace or knife the shape on the carcase. Once you trace the shape on the carcase, then it’s just a matter of removing the waste. You can do this with a chisel and a router plane, or with a template and an electric router. If you go the electric route, make sure that all of the brass top corners are the exact same shape. — from “Campaign Furniture” by Christopher Schwarz #Campaign_FurnitureI applied the undercoat of milk paint this morning (Old Fashioned Salem Red). Tomorrow is burnishing and applying the black a la @petergalbertAt the Kentucky Folk Art Center (again) with @burnheartmade checking some curves of Chester Cornett’s Fat Man Rocker. And buying walnut for upcoming commissions.
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Category Archives: From Truths to Tools
We’ve just received our shipment of the first printing of “From Truths to Tools” by Jim Tolpin and George Walker. We’ll start shipping out the people who placed pre-publication orders in the next seven days. So this is the last … Continue reading
Yes it’s fine to think inside the box for a change, especially when there’s no need to think at all! At least not if your goal is to divide the box … Continue reading
Once upon a time, 10′ poles were a tool common to a number of trades including linemen and cemetery workers. What they touched with their 10′ poles – high-voltage power lines and corpses respectively – is not something most people … Continue reading
Or, translated from the Latin: “As Level as Water.” As we explored ancient layout tools at length in “From Truths to Tools,” it became quite clear that the artisans of antiquity were no dummies. For example, we see from their … Continue reading
Well that’s not entirely true, of course. I do use them when I need to make up a cut list from a full-scale drawing or story stick to tell a machine in numerical code (be it metric, Imperial or shaku) … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Sorry, this post is not about “Game of Thrones.” George and I often get asked which book should be read first, and we don’t have a quick answer. Because our research has been a quest, we didn’t write … Continue reading