Shop Talk Live - Fine Woodworking

Which bandsaw blades do you really need? Waterstones: to soak or not to soak. Plus all time favorite techniques and tools (hint: Matt has discovered tape, but it’s not blue!).

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Advice for putting together a hand-tool kit, and some solid advice on picking hammers and mallets for woodworking. Plus, a question about contrast and smooth moves and favorite furniture.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:58am EDT

STL 131: Leg vise lowdown and favorite techniques

Plus the guys talk about keeping stains off workpieces, drill-press mortising attachments, grain direction on tabletops, and Ben makes everyone squirm with one of his favorites.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am EDT

STL 130: Workbench advice and waterfall joinery

Bench tips for a fledgling woodworker. Plus a call for help, and update on SawStop vs. Bosch, and our all time favorite furniture and tools.

Direct download: shop-talk-live-episode-130.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:23am EDT

STL 129: Vise advice and shipping tips

Using a cast-iron vise as an end vise, tips on shipping furniture safely, and  Matt is haunted by saw diapers. Plus smooth moves and all-time favorite articles.

Direct download: shop-talk-live-episode-129.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:42am EDT

STL 128: Favorite chisels and rusty tools

Plus, the guys talk about their favorite furniture of all time, all time techniques, crusty finishes, and the all important question — does your tablesaw need a diaper?

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:50am EDT

STL 127: Smooth moves and workbench woes

Ben fills in for Tom and the guys talk about milling lumber, what they love and loathe about their workbenches, what to do with reclaimed lumber, and which block plane Willie HG should buy

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:12am EDT

STL126: Brian Boggs reveals his ninja secrets

The guys talk about tool storage, sharpening stone purchases, and their all time favorite techniques... for this week. Plus a great interview with Brian Boggs about design, becoming a pro, and crazy bandsaw techniques. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:09am EDT

Mike’s masterful moment on (web) TV. Plus the guys talk about nontoxic finishes and reveal their all-time favorite techniques and FWW articles of all time... for this week.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:26am EDT

STL 124: Rollie Johnson talks bandsaw blades

Rollie Johnson talks about his new blog and talks about choosing bandsaw blades. Plus hand-tool tricks for rabbets and favorite techniques and tools.

Direct download: shop-talk-live-episode-124.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am EDT