Drawknife

Coarse, Medium, and Fine Tools Make Sculpting Easier This entire lesson is about choosing the best tool for the job and you will get to see me try several methods to shape the curves in…

  Give It a Twist to Straighten Out the Grain Rift sawn lumber has the growth rings oriented between 30 and 60 degrees to the face. This results in beautiful straight grain on all 4…

This part of the build will wrap up the actual construction. This time I will create the panel for the top, cut it into an 18" round, then shape a moulded edge. I will create…

Making the Spring Pole This time I make the spring pole and install the "drive train". While you can go to any hardware store and buy a rake handle that will work very nicely, I…

Creating 22.5 degree bevels that run the length of the 30" case can be a challenge. There are of course jigs or bench appliances that you can create to give you consistent results but in…