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Crafting Wooden Art in Bali  

11/16/2017

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 focus on the crafting of Balinese wooden art.

Wooden Art in Bali, Indonesia




Hand Carved Wooden Art, Craftmanship at Its Finest in Bali, Indonesia


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Making Plywood  

11/09/2017

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 we're focusing on plywood, with videos from the august Victoria & Albert Museum and I Build It.

Manufacturing Plywood Boards: Then and Now




Making Thin High Quality Plywood


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Woodturning with Steve Jones  

11/02/2017

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 feature woodturner Steve Jones.

Woodturning a Handle




Woodturners - Don't Use a Skew Like This!


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How to Make Wood Look Vintage  

10/19/2017

This week’s selections show you how to give your new wood a wise and venerable look - i.e., make your new and newish wood look vintage. No midwest wintering required, just a quick aging process.


Wood Finishing - Make Old Wood Look Older




How to Oxidize (Age) New Wood & Get A Vintage Look


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Japanese and Japanese-style Hammers  

10/12/2017

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 focus on Japanese and Japanese-style hammers. The first shows the forging of a Japanese-style hanmer from 1045 steel. The second shows the making of a new olive wood hammer handle for an Ebay win - a plane-adjusting Japanese hammer.

Forging a Japanese Style Bladesmithing Hammer




Refurbishing A Japanese Plane Adjusting Hammer


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Restoring Wood Furniture & Utensils with Thomas Johnson Antique Furniture Restoration  

10/05/2017

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 show Tom Johnson of Thomas Johnson Antique Furniture Restoration in Maine show off his restoration chops. In the first video, he refinishes an antique Queen Anne oak dressing table with a decorative compass inlay. In the second, he restores two vintage Dansk utensils whose teak handles had been destroyed by the dishwasher.

Refinishing a Compass Inlay Table Top




Restoring Midcentury Modern Teak Knife Handles


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