Design and frame and panel, cut the mortises and tenons, fasten the joint with draw boring, groove the frame for the panel, choose a panel style, raise a panel, trim the frame to size.
Ready to start spraying finishes? Wondering what equipment is right for you? Charles Neil shows you what to look for in spray guns and other spray equipment, such as turbines.
Should you dye your piece or stain it? Choosing a color to stain or dye your project is the easy part of the process. It is just as important to know what type of product will be best to use. Oil? Solvent? Dye? Water? …..and what’s the difference between them? How do you tell the difference? Once that is decided, what is the best application technique? Charles takes you through this process and, in his simplistic style, answers these questions.
Now you can acquire the satisfying skill of carving wood. In this tape you'll discover the basics of woodcarving, see how to carve an 18th-century scallop shell and gain an understanding of the production techniques of that era.
Hand Tools with Frank Klausz will inspire you to move away from your power tools and try woodworking with your hands alone. Frank Klausz demonstrates how to sharpen a chisel in no time, how to rehabilitate flea market tools, how to flatten the bottom of a plane and how to stand and hold the plane while using it, how to set and sharpen a bandsaw and how to saw straight and smoothly. The refinement that hand tools will bring to your work will be extraordinary and distinctive from machine-produced pieces.
Tom Law shares his techniques for smooth and accurate cabinet installation. In this DVD he covers all the basics of installation, including shimming to level cabinets, installing hardware, and adjusting the fit of doors and drawers. You'll also learn about: scribing for accurate installation; squaring up cabinets to the wall; building and leveling toe kicks; adjusting doors, putting in the countertop; and cutting the sink hole. Tom Law is a former consulting editor to Fine Homebuilding magazine. He has been a master carpenter and custom builder for over 30 years. He also appears on the DVD , Installing Doors & Windows.