In 1889, Ivin Sickels wrote Exercises in Wood-Working. Designed to educate college students in the craft and business of woodworking. Now, more than a century later, it will help you make the most of traditional hand tools in the modern shop. But crucial to learning the proper use of any tool is to actually see it in motion. Christopher Schwarz, editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine, has recorded this series of short videos, paired with the related exercises from the book, to help you make the most of hand tools you'll often use. Use of the Chisel - Part 1: Learn how wood and steel interact and how to properly wield a wide chisel as you flatten two adjacent faces of a block of wood to form a perfect 90Â° angle. Exercise 2 â€“ Use of the Chisel, Part 2: Learn to effectively and efficiently use a chisel on end grain as you square a block of wood so four faces are 90Â° to one another. Exercise 3 â€“ Use of the Gouge: A carving gouge isn't just for carving; it's a handy tool for furniture makers to shape mouldings and more. In this exercise, you'll learn how to shape an ogee moulding using a gouge and chisel. Exercise 4 â€“ Use of the Hammer: Learning to use a hammer and nails â€“ the right nails â€“ is important for traditional work. Here, you'll learn to hammer like a pro of old, along with a few tricks including a drawn blow and how to properly clinch a nail. Exercise 5 â€“ Use of the Jack Plane, Part 1: Discover how a plane and piece of wood intersect as you learn the different parts of a both a metal- and wooden-bodied plane â€“ and how to properly set up, adjust and wield then. Exercise 6 â€“ Use of the Plane, Part 2 & Use of the Marking Gauge: Learn to use a smooth plane to smooth your work, then learn how to use a marking gauge to accurately make a piece of wood to square up using your planes. Exercise 7 â€“ Use of the Rip Saw: Rip teeth are the simplest teeth of all the saws. The cutting face of t
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Ted DeMers creates rustic-inspired furniture using natural forms made very traditionally in a shop that depends on lumber locally harvested in rural Connecticut. State-of-the-art, stunningly modern, studio-furniture made in Scott Groves' upstate New York shop uses copper as a design element. Greg Johnson, treats us to a step-by-step demonstration of how he refinishes a modest drop-leaf table and ladderback chairs. Get a glimpse of one of the most precious aspects of woodworking, namely the gilding process for a completely hand-carved, custom-built grand piano.Also:Graham Blackburn demonstrates the almost forgotten shooting board: an example of how traditional woodworking can be every bit as exact as modern machine methods and, for many people, more approachable, less expensive and safer!Marc Adams talks about the tools you will need for excellent joinery, from scratch awl and pencil to router and biscuit jointer.
Woodturning with Tim Yoder, Episodes 1-6 (Season 1)
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Books
Woodturning with Tim Yoder teaches you valuable turning techniques while creating great projects. Whether new to turning, or looking for ways to build your skills, Tim will make it fun! Episode 1: Coaster Set Episode 2: Making Door Stops on a Lathe Episode 3: Bloodwood Votive Holder Episode 4: Colored Pendants Episode 5: Twice Turned Bowls Episode 6: Bird House
The Woodwright's Shop - Travels with Roy in America
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Books
Brand: Popular Woodworking
Roy Underhill loves to travel and luckily he takes along his camera so he can share the sights with us. "Travels with Roy in America" has eight hours of classic woodworking from The Woodwright's Shop. #908: Order in the Court #1111: Thomas Jefferson, Woodworker #1201: Bentwood Boxes from the Northwest Coast #1204: Hispanic Furniture Making #1212: Wood Carvers of the Sacred #1506: The Wooden Boat School #1511: Boatbuilders of Mystic #1711: Hancock Shaker Village #1811: Old Salem #1813: Jamestown Woodworkers, 1607 #1906: Building the Clipper Amistad #2007: Eastfield Village #2211: Plymouth Plantation Woodworkers #2213: Craftsmen of Old Sturbridge Village #2512: The Museum of Appalachia #2513: Restoring Jefferson's & Madison's Homes
Before you start, see how an expert builds a deck. Decks are popular projects for pros and homeowners but there are safety issues, building codes, and hidden problems to address upfront and throughout the process. This video takes place on an actual job site and includes some not-so-perfect moments to prepare you for what can happen. With fewer surprises, you ll get better results. Follow a master builder from footings to final trim. Master builder Rick Arnold walks you through every step of the project and points out potential problems such as hidden rot, those all-important ledger board issues, and load capacity. And shows you how to remedy anything that might adversely affect your new deck. Learn the techniques to get it right. Watching this video will save you time because you ll thoroughly understand the process. If you square up the deck correctly at the outset and check that it remains square at critical times you ll avoid bigger problems down the line. And you won t ever have to explain why your deck is a little off kilter. That s just one of many reasons why this video is worth watching and reviewing. Be aware of code requirements. Throughout the video, you ll be alerted to issues that may be regulated by local building codes. This will save you time and avoid the possibility of being denied a permit, or having to make costly changes, or re-do work to meet the proper requirements. Working with the newest materials. You ll do a much better job when you know what ...
The art of modern design is featured in this spectacular episode. Viewers learn how architect Steven Ehrlich transformed a 1950s suburban home into a study of the modern art form, and visit a luxurious New York penthouse that brings modernism to a whole new level. Plus, the "House Beautiful of the Week" tour takes us through the home of world-renowned architect Michael Graves.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
Refresh Remix Restyle DVD Home Dec with Chris Olsen (Leisure Arts #4507)
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Design and decorating expert Chris Olsen demonstrates how to be creative and visionary in refreshing your home decor by giving new life to old stuff. With advice for savvy exploring and bargaining at flea markets, Chris inspires you to recognize potential greatness in not-so-great-looking treasures. Before-and-after photos show how ugly, worn-out items can become striking home accessories with simply a fresh finish of paint, tile, fabric, or other materials. Step-by-step visual and written instructions for 23+ projects in 8 makeover collections: Inspired Design, Hip Entertaining, Checkmate Table, Botanical Media Center, Romantic Nook, Welcome Home, Faux Bamboo Bench, and Offbeat Office.