Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Books
Brand: Popular Woodworking
Mastering Hand Tools will introduce you to the basic hand tool skills to turn you into a woodworker equally comfortable in either the powered or hand tool world - and offer the best results from each world. Host Christopher Schwarz starts off the video by asking the question, "Why use Hand Tools?" A fair question that he quickly answers by extolling the benefits of traditional woodworking tools - blended with some of the niceties of power tools. Those benefits include a healthier work environment, fewer jigs and test cuts, and accuracy to within .001 in. Watch along as Chris offers advice on selecting hand tools, shares tips for set-up and puts the tools to work.Learn About:Choosing and using marking knives and gauges and cutting gaugesSharpening and using Jack planes and Smoothing planesSelecting and using Handsaws and RaspsThe benefits of Braces and Hand Drillsand more about Chisels, Mallets, Scrapers and Router Planes
In this tape, designed for professionals and homeowners alike, Savage guides you step-by-step as he trims out parts of a house and shares his job-site savvy and secrets. You'll learn to match pieces of trim precisely, negotiate unsquare openings, and seat moldings solidly against bumpy walls and ceilings.
Hometime's Dean Johnson takes you through the steps of installing tile floors, walls, and countertops. He also gives recommendations on underlayments, adhesives, and tools. In addition, you'll get detailed guidelines for how to layout tile, how to mix mor
Using a Hand Plane with Ian Kirby: Tuning, Setting the Blade, and Planing Techniques
Manufacturer: Linden Publishing
Filled with detailed instructions and time-saving tips, this informative DVD demonstrates the steps required to obtain a flat and square board ready for any number of uses. Before any project can begin to take shape, the raw lumber must be cut, squared, flattened, and made ready to join to any other piece. Many lumber yards offer to process rough stock for their customers, but this expensive service is completely unnecessary if a craftsman knows the trick of preparing his own lumber with simple hand tools.Â Filled with the patient instruction of an experienced woodworker, this DVD is everything a learner needs to master the thriftier method of squaring lumber with a hand plane.
Benefit from more than sixty-five years of master craftsman Dennis White's woodturning experience and sheer magic. To simply watch is to learn. With White demonstrating many turning techniques that have nearly disappeared throughout time, Boxes, Goblets, and Screwthreads includes projects for creating two boxes and goblets, and a threading technique performed at 400 rpm with a pair of hand chasers.
Join all-American host Dean Johnson as he takes you step by step through the process of gutting, rebuilding, and finishing the kitchen and bath areas of the home. Included in this informational, easy to understand tutorial are the basics of kitchen and bath demolition, rough-in, cabinets and finishing, as well as bathroom tiling; Dean also goes into detail regarding the intricacies of wiring, plumbing fixtures, lighting, and appliances.