March 20, 2020
March 11, 2020
Our approaches to dust collection, shop flooring, cupping after resawing, gluing cedar, and preventing chatter when hand planing.
March 5, 2020
How woodworking has changed in the last decade, building a door, the future of furniture design, the Handworks show, table top glueups, and installing the Turbo Vise.
February 26, 2020
We’re talking about taking woodworking classes.
February 18, 2020
Building your first table, tools you should never buy used, and how to get those pesky feed rollers working properly.
February 10, 2020
Our 2020 goals, what we’ve been up to, and the fact that the WE’RE BACK BABY!!
November 16, 2019 Mp3What’s On the Bench Marc is cruising through projects thanks to Jason’s help. He has a new pocket knife fetish. Ashley is in his garage. Shannon is playing with epoxy pore filling. Matt is working on a new trailer […]
July 13, 2019
Download Mp3On today’s show, we’re talking about variable suction on a dust collector, having helpers in the shop, how to use turning tools, dealing with a twisted board, and wood allergies, What’s On the Bench Marc had hand surgery. Currently […]
April 12, 2019
What is this? How did I get here?!
February 10, 2019
And that's a wrap!
January 15, 2019
The return of Wood Talk is delayed.
November 27, 2018
Our woodworking predictions, our woodworking goals for 2019, stickering barrel staves, rite of passage projects, clamping pressure, sanding dovetails, dueling dust collectors, what we watch/listen to, getting back into woodworking after a layoff
November 19, 2018
Chisel storage, spokeshave use, a jointer buying decision, scrub planes, and rotted sapwood
November 13, 2018
Tool maintenance, spring pole lathes, poorly dried wood, and fine tuning with a jointer
November 5, 2018
Storing lumber, radial arm saws, and adjustable shelf options.
October 30, 2018
Why no lacquer?, our most challenging projects, a painted finish, and out feed tables.
October 22, 2018
Shop layout, differences in bench planes, how much of the tree can be used.
October 15, 2018
Planter box finishing, why lumber dealers are closed on the weekends, and is rough lumber necessary?
October 8, 2018
On today's show we're talking about: sliding dovetails, the Greg Klassen debacle, drilling 1.5" holes, and strop maintenance
September 24, 2018
On today's show we're talking about: hard vs soft maple, jack or smoother, router bit storage, and smoky mortise bits
September 18, 2018
Troubles with a low angle Jack plane, does a square need to be square, and poly or varnish?
September 11, 2018
Miter saw fences, stinky shellac, rough sawn lumber, slab prices, sharpening set ups, and woodworking education.
September 2, 2018
On today's show we're talking about what we did on our summer break and a Voicemail extravaganza.
July 10, 2018
Outdoor finish options, what's the deal with the DelVe Square?, Plywood safety, applying Enduro-Var, making gifts for other woodworkers, expired finishes, soundproofing the shop.
July 2, 2018
what's the deal with the #6 fore plane?, support for large tops, building boats, and furniture styles
June 25, 2018
Getting that vintage Cherry look, building movie furniture, how to prepare the shop for the summer, low angle planes, outsourcing finishing, air dried vs kiln dried lumber for a bench, and our critique of bad critiques.
June 18, 2018
On today's show we're talking about: selling tools before you move, your first trip to a lumber yard, and table saw power.
June 11, 2018
Edge-banding router bits, boxed beam construction, our contributions to woodworking, to pre-finish or not to pre-finish, drill press speeds, epoxy pouring tips, and should you buy a Domino.
June 4, 2018
On today's show we're talking about: keeping cool in the summer shop, wood choice for a baton, Getting into chainsaw milling
May 30, 2018
On today's show we're talking about: a case of the dropsies, what's the deal with slabs, and flooring for the shop.
May 21, 2018
Building complex reproductions, breadboard end tenon length, cutting board finish, and match-planing boards
May 15, 2018
A sarcastic take on the six pieces of woodworking wisdom that are crap.
May 7, 2018
Struggling to get started on a project, shellac and wax finish, sharpening issues and the MK.II jig, book recommendations, and hollowing with hand tools
April 30, 2018
A special show from Fine Woodworking Live 2018.
April 23, 2018
Ozoroa reticulata, unnecessary expensive tools, cross grain workbench, and making a table lighter.
April 16, 2018
Tusk tenons, shelf material, helical upgrade worth it?, and 110v 8" Jointers?!
April 9, 2018
Cheap chisels, the worst woodworking fads, the Woodsmith Shop, end-grain table tops, case miters, and cherry alternative
April 2, 2018
Is cheaper walnut worth it?, glue squeeze out, curved veneer panels, some finishing talk.
March 26, 2018
Gouges vs scrapers, low angle jack advice, tack cloths, our business names, and getting into restoration.
March 19, 2018
The boys are back! We're talking about yoga blocks, sources for turning blanks, projects with your kids, and wedges for leg vices.
March 8, 2018
Where have we been?
February 12, 2018
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about painting furniture, our favorite hand tools, the best tool for rabbeting, an alternative to latex paint, and the best first hand plane. Voicemails Jay wants to know what would be the best hand […]
February 6, 2018
Grain tear out, bandsaw upgrades, why do they like gray and how can we stop it?, Woodworking stuff in Europe, and what lathe setup to start with.
January 30, 2018
Hard wax oil finishes, sharpening gauges, getting into CNC?, securing table tops, and explaining woodworking to the uninitiated.
January 22, 2018
Putting a vise on a thin bench top, fixing dog holes, and would matt build a bandsaw mill.
January 16, 2018
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about workbench lumber, whats the deal with breadboard ends, and tool storage. Voicemails Steve is looking for advice on buying a bandsaw Paul wonders if a drum sander or a planer is right for […]
January 8, 2018
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about: what glues work best at low temperatures, rust prevention on the hand tools, and mortiser setup What’s On the Bench Marc finished his jewelry box and build a drill bit storage cabinet Matt […]
November 27, 2017
On today's show we're talking about glue for bent laminations, storing hardware and fasteners, dust collection basics, and mid priced handsaws.
November 21, 2017
cordless angle grinders, buying lumber without plans, and How thick to cut your logs.
November 14, 2017
Using plans, smoothing plane angles, what's the deal with horse butt?, budgeting for the future, and what will come of the Sawstop acquisition?
November 6, 2017
What to pay for lumber, when to hand cut your dovetails, and gluing up twisted boards.
October 30, 2017
a bench for a hybrid woodworker, speeding up the cherry's color change, building for tools, and the morality and ethics of taking inspiration.
October 23, 2017
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about: woodworking continuing education, buying a Sawstop, and investing in the shop. What’s On the Bench Marc spoke at the Colorado Woodworkers Association Matt is working breaking the guild video record with the highboy […]
October 16, 2017
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about: frivolous upgrades, should everyone create content?, is building a workbench a rite of passage, and two blades for the table saw. Voicemail Kory is looking to lessen the UV effects on Redheart. Lyle […]
October 9, 2017
Woodworkers Fighting Cancer, dealing with pests in the shop, stable hardwoods, and workbench finishes
October 2, 2017
Plane blade troubleshooting, keeping things square, cleaning furniture, and shop-made tools.
September 25, 2017
Rabbets and knickers, the trouble with buying your last tool first, grain direction on a chair seat.
September 18, 2017
Intentionally building out of square, the necessity of miter saws, adding texture, choosing a router plane, and introducing new woodworkers to tools.
September 11, 2017
Large table sizing, how we charge for our work, and Worksharp sharpening.
September 8, 2017
What it's like to work with others in your shop. Is it different from a classroom environment? How do you keep the work on track?
September 4, 2017
sliding vs non-sliding miter saws, workbench crochets, storing logs before milling them
August 11, 2017
Download Mp3On today’s weekend show we talk about buying new tools or souping it up. Brian says: I own a 20 year old “14 Delta bandsaw with a cast iron table that has barely been used since I bought it […]
August 7, 2017
When to say and when to plane, losing the battle with hickory, tacky finish, material thickness, and stop blocks, and etc.
August 3, 2017
On today's weekend show we talk about the future of children entering the trades.
July 31, 2017
Sapele working properties, Veneering Solid wood, 220v extension cords, and ripping chain.
July 28, 2017
On today's weekend show we talk about our average work week and time management
July 24, 2017
Working African Mahogany, kerfing out dovetail waste, and one track saw to rule them all.
July 21, 2017
On today's weekend show we talk about the things you should never do in the shop.
July 17, 2017
Should you bottom out your tenons, plywood potato chips, and a plywood workbench.
July 14, 2017
On today's weekend show we talking about the secret to happiness.
July 10, 2017
How to know if your furniture can handle the load, moving a project from AC to non-AC room, and should you mill everything all at once?!
July 6, 2017
Download Mp3On today’s weekend show we talking about what defines “the average woodworker” Robert wrote in to ask about the right table saw for the average woodworker and Marc blew it up into a socio-political commentary about tools and woodworking
July 3, 2017
Milling logs, oil and wax on hand tools causing finishing problems, when to use a loose mortise and tenon, boards bowing off the saw mill, and panel raising planes
June 30, 2017
On today's weekend show we talking about how whether to cut lumber that is too long for your storage
June 26, 2017
Fixing a blued gouge, material for shop cabinets, and glueing up a big butcher block countertop.
June 22, 2017
Measuring and relative dimensioning.
June 19, 2017
Marc's rusty planes and Milling and Drying live oak.
June 15, 2017
On the Weekend Show, Bob from I Like to Make Stuff joins us for a discussion about parenting and making stuff.
June 12, 2017
SketchUp for sissies, moving a shop, blending 3d printing and fine woodworking, and do Matt and Marc feel inferior because the don't mess with electronics like Bob Clagett?
June 8, 2017
On today's weekend show we talking about the wood movement and veneer thickness.
June 5, 2017
Marc's sexy curvy legs, milling square stock, and making sliding dovetails by hand.
June 1, 2017
Tackling projects that are too advanced for your skill level.
May 29, 2017
Sprung breadboard ends, which hand tools should you spend money on, and getting started as a college student
May 25, 2017
On today's weekend show, we're talking about acquiring tools before you are ready.
May 24, 2017
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about different types of chisels, getting the most from your Jack plane, and what if matt moves?! What’s On the Bench Marc is building a wall Matt is cleaning his shop Shannon went to […]
May 19, 2017
We discuss the concept of art and if our projects qualify as art.
May 15, 2017
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about amber water-based finish, what’s the deal with Drill presses, and how to use a moisture meter. Don’t forget to check out Brusso’s new Photo Extra Newsletter! What’s On the Bench Marc is fixing […]
May 5, 2017
We're talking about how our shops and working styles might be different if we didn't have our respective businesses.
May 1, 2017
Router-cut mortises, demystifying plywood, solid or ply bathroom vanity,
April 28, 2017
whether to join a local woodworking guild
April 24, 2017
Trimming a frame flush to the top, Thousand Canker Disease, and selling your old tools.
April 21, 2017
On today's weekend show, we're talking about the end game in our businesses.
April 17, 2017
Download Mp3On today’s show we’re talking about if the finish is ruined once it starts curing in the can and giving up on a tool or project What’s On the Bench Marc is making chair templates Shannon installed track lighting […]
April 14, 2017
Download Mp3On today’s weekend show, we’re talking about woodworking away from home. What Are We Talking About Darth Rust asked: I’m overseas for the rest of this year, what are some good ways to stay engaged in the craft, perhaps […]
April 11, 2017
Vertical vs horizontal lumber storage, finishing uneven Cherry, and being neighborly.
April 7, 2017
Today we're keeping it real by talking about safety advice we don't adhere to.
April 4, 2017
We're celebrating 10 years of Wood Talk!
March 31, 2017
Our sharpening set ups and what we use to draw blood.
March 28, 2017
On today's show, we're talking about small dados and clamping squares!!
March 24, 2017
We discuss projects we've made for no reason other than to have fun.
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