Watching Laura Kampf build a poplar projector box is an education in 1) excellent craftsmanship and 2) tools I must now get. The way dovetail jointing is illustrated is particularly fascinating: in 5 minutes of well-shot arty youtube cinema I feel I learned more than a dozen talky howto videos where the content is buried somewhere after a minute of intro music, five minutes of "HEY GUYS" rambling, and nine more fooling around in the shop. Don't miss the sketchbook!
Many years ago, we had new kitchen cabinets installed in our kitchen. The pre-fab cabinet set included a Lazy Susan cabinet in the counter's corner "dead space" which, at the time, I thought was a smart hack to deal with the otherwise wasted space. That said, I would have much preferred the secret drawers seen… READ THE REST
ThreePulleys made this effective, if somewhat alarming exercycle cross-cut saw. It would certianly cut faster if I sharpened the blade properly, at the moment it is no faster than a hand-saw but much less tiring. Adding weight to the blade makes it cut faster but too much weight and it starts to load up the… READ THE REST
In 2012, a gigantic oak tree, thousands of years old, was found well-preserved in a bog in East Anglia. Hamish Low has been turning it into a similarly gigantic table, with all the incredible affordances that must be considered for such ancient and valuable wood. You can't just run these fellas through a table saw…… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Any seafood lovers knows it's sort of an expensive taste kind of habit. Good seafood definitely isn't cheap, but it is delicious. But have you ever thought of getting the very… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As you go into the new year, you may be looking to find the best of the best to take your listening to the next level. You actually listen to a… READ THE REST
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