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Making Wooden Bracelets  

05/17/2018

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 focus on making wooden bracelets. First, a bent wood bangle cuff made from thin pieces of walnut veneer, and next a lathe-turned bracelet made of contrasting pieces of purpleheart and bamboo.

How to Make a Bent Wood Bangle Cuff


Bracelets, Lathe Turned, Bamboo and Purpleheart
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The Blacksmith's Guide to Transforming One Tool into Another  

05/10/2018

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 cunning repurposing of one tool into another with some blacksmithing. Turn an old hammer into and adze and a diamond blade into a drawknife.

Turning an Old Hammer into an Adze by Blacksmithing


Making A Draw Knife From An Old Diamond Blade

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Making Boomerangs  

05/03/2018

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 making of boomerangs. Each video has a different approach. First, a trip to Central Australia for the boomerang’s origins and a close look at contemporary Aboriginal makers, and then other takes with plywood and Brazilian Ipe.

Making Boomerangs


Craftling: Simple Boomerang Made with Hand Tools


Carving A Boomerang From Brazilian Ipe

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Hand Saw Maintenance & Sharpening  

04/26/2018

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 saw restoration and maintenance -- and serve double duty in highlighting some of the design features that make particular saws so essential.

Saw Maintenance & Sharpening


How to Sharpen a Handsaw Using a File with Master Shipwright Louis Sauzedde (Parts 1 and 2)



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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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Recent Blogs:
Making Wooden Bracelets - 05/17/2018
The Blacksmith's Guide to Transforming One Tool into Another - 05/10/2018
Making Boomerangs - 05/03/2018
Hand Saw Maintenance & Sharpening - 04/26/2018
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
Woodturning with Frank Howarth - 03/15/2018
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Woodturning in Romania and Morocco - 03/01/2018
Making an Oud and a Baroque Lute - 02/22/2018
Presidents Day Special - Colonial Williamsburg - 02/12/2018
Wooden Waste Baskets - 02/01/2018
Nick Offerman - his woodshop & his azumaya - 01/25/2018
Making Wooden Mugs - 01/18/2018
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