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How to Make Wood Roofing Shingles with Hand Tools  

04/19/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week's selections offer a tip of the hat to froe enthusiasts. (Last time we showed a customer our showroom’s selection of Ray Iles collection of scorps, froes and travishers, they said, “Some Scrabble words!”) See the froe in action in two videos showing how to make wood roofing shingles (aka shakes) with hand tools.

Making Roof Shingles With Hand Tools


How to Make Wood Shingles Using Hand Tools

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Osmo Roundup from All Over the World  

04/12/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week's selections focus on Osmo finishing products. Many people have inquired about Osmo hardwax oils and especially the best way to apply them. Here's a selection of ideas from all over the world.

Polyx HardWax oil applied with OSMO Double blade scraper


Methods of Applying Osmo Polyx Oil


How To Osmo Polyx Pro Oil


TopOil Demo for Plywood

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Building the Gramercy Tools Bow Saw Kit & Dead Men Cut No (Dove) Tails  

04/05/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week’s selections feature Howard Ruttan of inthewoodshop. In the first, Howard builts a Gramercy Tools Bow Saw from one of our kits. And for background we then give you inthewoodshop’s origination story in his cinematic “Dead Men Cut No (Dove) Tails.”

Building the Gramercy Bow Saw Kit





Dead Men Cut No (Dove) Tails


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Tilmann Riemenschneider, Master Carver of Limewood   

03/30/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week's selections focus on the great German sculptor and carver Tilmann Riemenschneider, and his brilliantly expressive limewood art.

Tilmann Riemenschneider, German Medieval Sculptor




The Renaissance Unchained Bonus Scene - Limewood


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Restoring Garden Benches  

03/29/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week our selections optimistically focus on park benches - specifically, how to restore them. Get ready for the good weather that's just around the corner.

Bench Refinish




How to Restore a Teak and Metal Garden Bench




Rebuilding a Bench Using Pallet Wood


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Making Wooden Wheels  

03/22/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week's selections focus on making wooden wheels - the wheelwright's craft.

Buggy Wheels: The Art of the Wheelwright




Wooden Wheel Making


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How to Make Wood Roofing Shingles with Hand Tools - 04/19/2018
Osmo Roundup from All Over the World - 04/12/2018
Building the Gramercy Tools Bow Saw Kit & Dead Men Cut No (Dove) Tails - 04/05/2018
Tilmann Riemenschneider, Master Carver of Limewood - 03/30/2018
Restoring Garden Benches - 03/29/2018
Making Wooden Wheels - 03/22/2018
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