Rabbets

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/gkdfy80d7i?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Sculptural Drawer Pulls? Not sure what to call this edition of Office Hours. Christian had a specific issue where his woodworking group is building chests of drawers with this long (4-5") style of drawer…

Where & When to Use Dadoes, Rabbets, and Grooves Housed joinery is the collective term for any joint that embeds the entire end or edge of a board into another. A dado receives the entire…

The Raamtang is a Dutch sash joiner’s tool. Directly translated it means “window pliers” and it was just for holding sash parts while chopping mortises, plowing grooves, and moulding the edges. The astute observer will…

Skipping Dovetails for a "Contemporary" Look Making drawers is sometimes less about the joints that hold the boxes together but fitting them to the case and getting an even reveal. But I do have to…

Fully Overlaid Drawer Fronts With the veneered drawer fronts fully covering the front of the case we really change the feel of the chest to a more contemporary look. Even a slight gap between the…

Fewer Planes, More Saws & Chisels In this session I walk through each lesson of the semester and comment on how I do things differently. The simplest way to sum up how my personal approach…

  Its Less About Mouldings Planes, and More Rabbets and Chisels Honestly the process for sticking cross grain mouldings is no different from a long grain profile. We just need to exercise more caution and…

  Ship Lap is Mostly Layout The ship lap joint itself is just opposing rabbets. If you have a moving filister plane then its a single set up and nothing more than plowing a bunch…

  You say end grain rabbet, I say filister. Cause its more fun to say. Deepak asked a question in the last live session about using fenceless planes across the grain so this week I'm…

  Fenceless planes will always get used more in my shop than the fenced brethren. I prefer the more utility nature and simplicity of them. Don't get me wrong, my fenced and depth stopped fancy…

In this episode I lay out and cut all the case dados, then rip out the back and corner stiles. We have covered several ways to cut a dado so this time I make it…

  One of the things y'all keep asking me to cover when we start a new project is more detail on selecting your parts from the rough stock.  Probably the next most popular request is…

  Building the Joinery Bench Top If you were only building a bench on bench design, then you could complete this step and be done with the build other than the vise installation. The top…

  Photo Courtesy of Charles BenderThis episode is all about the secret compartment.  These small boxes were quite valuable as the price of tea was very high in the 18th century.…

  Off we go into actually building the Limbert 244 table.  I start this lesson off with a review of milling stock for the project then get right into building.  The joinery is simple but…

In this episode I tackle all the interior components that make up the cabinet from drawer blades and runners to the shelves and dividers in the upper cabinet.  There are a lot of sliding dovetails…

  Video Quick Links Design & Stock Layout Sawing Parts Body & Boom Layout Final Sizing Brass Parts Joinery Layout Cutting Joinery Installing Brass Brass Screws Blade & Pencil Attachment Using the Gauge Put This…

Video Quick Links Project Introduction Review of Parts Dust Groove Dado Layout Cutting the Dado Auxiliary Base Plate Cutting the Miter Block Fitting the Miter Block Assembly Test Cuts Practice Dados, Rabbets, and Grooves with…

  Rabbets 3 Ways Here is a closer look at making rabbets in a variety of ways using different tools.  Some ways are faster than others when using a specialized tool, but once you move…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/idbarupumx?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Project Introduction Rough Dimensioning Planing 1st Face Planing 1st Edge Marking Thickness Planing 2nd Face Planing 2nd Edge Layout the Rabbet Chopping the Rabbet Smoothing the Rabbet Fitting the Inlay Clean…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/bmxw5so017?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Why Hand Tools? Setting Up the Workshop The Workbench Sharpening Station The Tools Sharpening Taking Your First Steps Congratulations on taking the next step to being a better woodworker!  This lesson…

  An Introduction to Casework and Cabinetmaking This shelf is all about precision and creating duplicate parts to ensure a square case. Dados and rabbets are the joinery of choice and I show several ways…