Safety Day 2015: Eye Protection

It's Safety Day! Time to remind ourselves to stay safe in the shop. Here is a quick video to show some of the ways I keep my most valuable tools safe from permanent damage. Be sure to visit the following sites for more safety articles and videos.

Make a Bootjack

I received a book for Christmas titled "Weekend Woodworker: 101 Projects" or something along those lines.  When I saw it I immediately thought "Great! 101 videos."  Sadly, many of the projects just aren't something I consider myself interested in making (e.g. silhouettes of old ladies doing yard work). However, my sister-in-law and her family came … Continue reading Make a Bootjack

Rough Shaping and the Base Joint

In this video I show how I remove the material from the underside of the large base piece without ripping a strip off and gluing back together.  The practice is not for the novice woodworker. I also show how I roughly cut out the shape of the base pieces and prepare them for template routing. … Continue reading Rough Shaping and the Base Joint