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Episode 410 – Cedar & Teak

  Hey folks! We're back with another episode of the Glass Cabinet project. In this episode we'll get started on the panel for the middle divider. Using this beautiful western yellow cedar, along with the reclaimed teak will be a nice touch for the inside of the cabinet...and the smell of the cedar is amazing. Enjoy~   . . . To view the remaining content please login or register below. Become An Unplugged Life...

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Episode 409 – HNT Gordon A55 Smoother

  Hey folks, in this episode we're unboxing the HNT Gordon - A55 Smoothing Plane. Now available in the UW Store, I thought I'd take it for a test drive and let you know my thoughts. This is a beautiful, high-angle plane that has all of the innovative features that are synonymous to HNT Gordon, but all wrapped  up in a Western style hand plane. If you're interested in the...

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Episode 408 – The Glass Cabinet Continues

  Hey folks, we're back with a new episode of the Glass Cabinet project. But first, I'll give you a quick update on the Slaight carving, the burnt ash glue up(s)?, as well as the Resident parquetry panels. From there we'll continue along with the cabinet design and look at some timber options for the kumiko panels. Then we'll start bringing the main carcase components to final dimension and get a sneak peak at the next stages of the project... Enjoy~         . . . To view the remaining content please login or register below. Become...

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Episode 407 – Small Victories

  Hey folks, this episode was recorded on Thursday and gives a quick update of what's been going on between regular episodes. We'll check out the Slaight carving, check in on the students work, and then we'll look at some burnt ash that was given to the school by our neighbour. Enjoy~     . . . To view the remaining content please login or register below. Become An Unplugged Life...

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episode 406- JS Makes Tool Cabinet Tour

  Hey folks! As promised, in this episode we'll take a quick tour of Justin's tool cabinet. From design considerations to tool holding options, we'll get an insight of the process and hear how he decided on the design. Here are some links to Justin's channels: JS Makes on YouTube JS Makes on Instagram Enjoy~   . . . To view the remaining content please login or register below. Become An Unplugged Life...

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