Beginners Hand Planing

Intro This video will show beginners how to plane a board smooth.  This board would be flat from milling on the jointer and thickness planer. The video will show the process of using a “jack” plane and a “smoother” plane. The Video Products, Tools and Supplies Lie Neilsen LN 62 Jack Plane Lee Vallery, Veritas […]

Sewing Cutting Table – Part 5 – Base build

Sewing Cutting Table Summary I have created a project page for the Cutting Sewing Table.   Click on the link in the heading above. Base Assembly In this shop session, I assembled the two shelf units and the drawer unit with clamps.  From this I was able to get the dimensions of the base that […]

Cabinet Trim using Hand Planes and Pocket holes

Intro The Sewing  Cutting Table project continues.   The cabinets are assembled and need some trim pieces.  The video will show how I created and attached the trim to the cabinet pieces.  The plywood trim pieces are attached using at Grex P635 pin nailer. The Video Tool Links Lie-Nielsen 5 1/2 Jack Plane      […]

2015 – Plane and Saw Till

The plane and saw till was part 4 of a six part process. A new set of shelves.   This cleared space so I could move my 8 organizer boxes to the right side of the cutoff saw table. Moving 10 organizer boxes from one side of the back wall to the other. A new Chisel […]

Workbench TWO – Day 18

Objective for today is completing the Four Square of the top.  This included the two ends and the front and back faces of the workbench top. I stared by doing some cleaning and de-cluttering some work surfaces.   A clean shop is a safer shop and makes me happy. I had previously trimmed the tail […]

Workbench TWO – Day 17

Objective for today is four square the workbench top.   Really !! This all started when I had completed the flattening of the bottom of the workbench and all the milling and mortise work on the legs.  At that point I realized I could start positioning the legs and maybe connect the short rails into […]