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Spread Glue On Thick

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 12:58pm
Spread Glue On Thick

A couple of weeks back, I wrapped up a three-presentation series on curved components. The last of the series covered bent laminations. (Other parts of the series discussed brick laying and stacked laminations.) Glue application is key. You have to spread glue on thick.

Bent lamination work is a bit more involved because you have to have a form to bend your thin laminations around or against. Also, you’re working with six to 10 laminations, depending on the thickness of your end part.

Continue reading Spread Glue On Thick at 360 WoodWorking.

Magnetic Two-stage Bit-tip Holder

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 3:48am
Magnetic Two-stage Bit-tip Holder

Last week I was in the shop and a friend had to reach a skosh farther into a cabinet than he anticipated. The screw he was after was just beyond the reach of his drill/driver and its magnetic, bit-tip holder. I had a longer holder, but it was clear across the shop in the cabinet – that was at least 20 feet away. (Sad, huh?)

What I had within reach, however, was a second short, bit-tip holder.

Continue reading Magnetic Two-stage Bit-tip Holder at 360 WoodWorking.

Looking For A Podcast?

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:45am
Looking For A Podcast?

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve heard from a number of regular listeners about the missing 360 With 360Woodworking podcast. Just to calm some of the talk, 360 Woodworking is working on new ideas concerning the podcast. There are a few announcements to be made after a couple of details get worked out. A couple of snags have developed.

Fear not regular listeners. The 360 With 360Woodworking podcast will reappear in the next week or two with a new format and new concept, but with the same great woodworking information.

Continue reading Looking For A Podcast? at 360 WoodWorking.

Monarch Introduces Bandsaw Precision

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 4:50am
Monarch Introduces Bandsaw Precision

There’s a new woodworking tool company emerging to the world. Monarch Industrial has just launched a new product that is the answer to the most-often asked question in bandsaw setup. How do you accurately adjust the tension on your bandsaw blade? With the release of its new Tension Gauge, Monarch introduces bandsaw precision. Every woodworker now has the ability to set the perfect tension in his or her blades, and that’s way better than the on-board gauges found on most bandsaws – we know how those lack credibility.

Continue reading Monarch Introduces Bandsaw Precision at 360 WoodWorking.

Piddle on Your Parade 2 – 360w360 E.224

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 4:00am
Piddle on Your Parade 2 – 360w360 E.224

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys are joined once again by Ron Herman who continues to piddle on your parade.

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

Continue reading Piddle on Your Parade 2 – 360w360 E.224 at 360 WoodWorking.

Small-diameter Blades

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 7:42am
Small-diameter Blades

When I slice packs of shop-made inlay or work with material that’s expensive, I generally install a 7-1/4”-diameter, thin saw blade on my table saw. The smaller-diameter blades produce less waste and the material with which I’m working stays around longer. That’s a good thing.

This past week I discovered another good thing about using smaller diameter, thin blades. As I turned off my saw I noticed that the spin-down time was significantly less.

Continue reading Small-diameter Blades at 360 WoodWorking.

Piddle on Your Parade – 360w360 E.223

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 4:00am
Piddle on Your Parade – 360w360 E.223

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys are joined once again by Ron Herman who proceeds to piddle on your parade.

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

Continue reading Piddle on Your Parade – 360w360 E.223 at 360 WoodWorking.

More Alex Snodgrass – 360w360 E.222

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 4:00am
More Alex Snodgrass – 360w360 E.222

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys continue with more from Alex Snodgrass.

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

If you have topics you’d like to hear covered in future episodes, click here to send an email to the guys.

Continue reading More Alex Snodgrass – 360w360 E.222 at 360 WoodWorking.

Ultimate Cutting Boards

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 8:12am
Ultimate Cutting Boards

I’ve watched the woodworking Internet recently to see an uptick in cutting boards. This is catching my attention because most days I’m in the shop, I’m working on projects that require my head be in the game for hours, or days, at a time. There are times when getting in the shop to bang out a quick project, a no-brainer if you will, is a major load of fun.

Sometimes, however, those too-simple projects are not challenging enough.

Continue reading Ultimate Cutting Boards at 360 WoodWorking.

Handsaws 101 with Ron Herman – 360w360 E.221

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 4:00am
Handsaws 101 with Ron Herman – 360w360 E.221

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys talk handsaws 101 with Ron Herman

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

If you have topics you’d like to hear covered in future episodes, click here to send an email to the guys.

Continue reading Handsaws 101 with Ron Herman – 360w360 E.221 at 360 WoodWorking.

Garage Sale Tools – 360w360 E.220

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 4:00am
Garage Sale Tools – 360w360 E.220

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys talk with Ron Herman about garage sale tools.

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

If you have topics you’d like to hear covered in future episodes, click here to send an email to the guys.

Continue reading Garage Sale Tools – 360w360 E.220 at 360 WoodWorking.

Miter Box Extra Numbers

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 2:49pm
Miter Box Extra Numbers

This week we were up at Ron Herman’s (woodworkingwithron.com) new shop near New Holland, Ohio. We went  to record a couple of videos and to grab a podcast or two. With Ron there is never a dull minute, and always something to learn, such as with the miter box. My guess is that by now, if you’re member of 360 Woodworking, that you already know Ron. If you’re a regular listener to our podcast you know him, too.

Continue reading Miter Box Extra Numbers at 360 WoodWorking.

Alex Snodgrass on Bandsaws – 360w360 E.219

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 4:00am
Alex Snodgrass on Bandsaws – 360w360 E.219

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys talk with Alex Snodgrass on bandsaws.

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

If you have topics you’d like to hear covered in future episodes, click here to send an email to the guys.

Continue reading Alex Snodgrass on Bandsaws – 360w360 E.219 at 360 WoodWorking.

Finding Inspiration – 360w360 E.218

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 4:00am
Finding Inspiration – 360w360 E.218

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys talk with Chris Wong of flairwoodworks.com about his favorite projects and finding inspiration.

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

Continue reading Finding Inspiration – 360w360 E.218 at 360 WoodWorking.

New Column with Updated Plans

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 5:57am
New Column with Updated Plans

The presentation going out to our members this week is the beginning of a new column. We call it, “Captivating Curiosities Uncovered.” The idea is to introduce something woodworking related that people see and already know, but with which they are unfamiliar. We, then, reveal the mystery (or curiosity) beneath. This week we acquaint our members with vibrantly painted furniture from the Schwaben Creek area of Pennsylvania around 1820 – 1840. You may know this furniture better as Mahantongo Valley furniture.

Continue reading New Column with Updated Plans at 360 WoodWorking.

Chris Wong – 360w360 E.217

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 4:00am
Chris Wong – 360w360 E.217

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys talk with Chris Wong of flairwoodworks.com to gives you some insight into him, his work and the Wall Shelf Build-Off.

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

Continue reading Chris Wong – 360w360 E.217 at 360 WoodWorking.

“It’s a Beaut, Clark”

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 4:00am
“It’s a Beaut, Clark”

I have to admit. “It’s a beaut, Clark,” was the first thing that popped into my mind as I stood in front of this table.

If you’ve unearthed a stash of old, useless tools, you may be interested in building a table similar to the one I found at an antique mall. (A store which will, from this day forward, be referred to as a junk shop.) I’m talking about tools that have little left to offer besides being a home for rust and decay.

Continue reading “It’s a Beaut, Clark” at 360 WoodWorking.

More Wall Shelf Build-off: #WSBO – 360w360 E.216

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 4:00am
 #WSBO – 360w360 E.216

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys talk with Chris Wong of flairwoodworks.com and you get more Wall Shelf Build-Off info.

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

Continue reading More Wall Shelf Build-off: #WSBO – 360w360 E.216 at 360 WoodWorking.

Shiplap or Half-Lap joints – 360w360 E.215

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 4:00am
Shiplap or Half-Lap joints – 360w360 E.215

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking the 360 guys discuss whether shiplap or half-lap joints are used for backboards.

Join the guys twice each week for six lively minutes of discussion on everything from tools to techniques to wood selection (and more). Chuck & Glen, and sometimes a surprise guest, all have their own opinions. Sometimes they agree and sometimes they don’t, but the conversation is always information packed and lots of fun.

Continue reading Shiplap or Half-Lap joints – 360w360 E.215 at 360 WoodWorking.

“In The White” Furniture

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 6:16pm
“In The White” Furniture

Not sure what “in the white” is all about? You should read our latest release. This past Friday, 360 woodworking posted a 45-minute webinar-like video from Mike Mascelli on upholstery. (See Mike’s credentials, here.) In “Soft Sculpture Upholstery: A Lost Art,” Mike demonstrated a hybrid approach to adding the soft sculpture to a lolling chair while explaining historical methods used when upholstery was more than foam and fitted coverings. Mike believes that we are about to lose another piece of quality craftsmanship if we allow the old methods of upholstery to fade away.

Continue reading “In The White” Furniture at 360 WoodWorking.

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