Hands-on With The Shaper Origin – Exclusive Review

Hands-on With The Shaper Origin – Exclusive Review
The Shaper Origin seems to be like a router however acts like a CNC. So far, CNCs have been giant, heavy, difficult instruments that take up a whole lot of area in a store. The Shaper Origin is one thing fairly totally different. It’s a hand-held, straightforward-to-use CNC that you simply take to your work as an alternative of the opposite method round. I had the chance to attempt one of many prototypes in 2016 and, now that the

BearKat Wood’s Chair Scraper – Popular Woodworking Magazine

BearKat Wood’s Chair Scraper – Popular Woodworking Magazine
by James McConnellweb page 18 Tright here is little question in my thoughts that a chair scraper from BearKat Wooden ought to be in each chairmaker’s device chest. Card scrapers have lengthy been the key clear-up weapon of woodworkers, and it’s clear that this one was designed by somebody with an intimate information of the challenges that come up from working wood in complicated, curvilinear varieties. All the things about this device is sensible and solves an actual-world drawback.

SensGard Ear Chamber Hearing Protection

SensGard Ear Chamber Hearing Protection
by Rob Porcaroweb page 18 Before studying why these SensGard listening to protectors are so good, think about when you share a few of the issues I've had with different protectors. I don't like stuffing issues into my ear canals, resembling foam plugs that have to be compressed with typically soiled fingers, then uncomfortably jammed in, solely to later work unfastened. The varied silicone plugs, even these with excessive-tech designs, are nonetheless additionally caught within the ear canal like

Texas Heritage Woodworks Saddle Bag

Texas Heritage Woodworks Saddle Bag
by Brendan Gaffneyweb page sixteen I’m a fan of getting my instruments out and at hand within the workshop. It’s straightforward sufficient to mount the saws to the wall, whip up a chisel rack and tuck the planes on a shelf, however the small gadgets not often have a great spot to take a seat – in order that they find yourself on each horizontal floor, in the best way and topic to being knocked round or, even worse,

Bad Axe Tool Works D-8 Handsaws

Bad Axe Tool Works D-8 Handsaws
by James McConnellweb page sixteen Making a great handsaw is troublesome; making nice handsaws at a manufacturing degree appears darned close to unimaginable. The brand new D-8 handsaws (based mostly on the Disston D8 and Simonds No. seventy two) from Bad Axe Tool Works by some means invoke all the greatest issues concerning the golden age of sawmaking in America whereas setting a brand new benchmark for high quality. Bad Axe gives the D-8 in 24″ and 26″ plate

Next-generation Bessey REVO Clamps – Popular Woodworking Magazine

Next-generation Bessey REVO Clamps – Popular Woodworking Magazine
by Megan Fitzpatrickweb page 14 We love the unique picket-dealt with Bessey Okay Physique clamps. However they turned unavailable in 2008 when Bessey launched the Revo clamps, which had a bigger clamping floor (of about 30 %) than the Okay Our bodies and a gentle-grip deal with that allowed for simpler and extra snug tightening – however we discovered the clamps typically slipped underneath heavy strain, notably if the bars acquired moist (say, whenever you’re cleansing up glue). Plus,

Lixie Dead Blow Mallet – Popular Woodworking Magazine

Lixie Dead Blow Mallet – Popular Woodworking Magazine
by Brendan Gaffneyweb page 14 Nicely-match joinery (not too unfastened, not too tight) and well-deliberate glue-ups not often want a lot persuasion – however I'm not all the time fortunate sufficient to seek out myself with both of these. Prior to now, I’ve used huge rubber mallets, small sledges and framing hammers (with a block of wood, in fact) to convey house tight joints or break aside a glue joint. Throughout a current glue-up, I slipped and ended up

Digital Artistry — Meet the Artists from the December 2017 Issue

Digital Artistry — Meet the Artists from the December 2017 Issue
How 5 masterful makers combine CNC and CAD know-how into their woodworking In the December 2017 difficulty of Well-liked Woodworking journal, the article, Digital Artistry is a peek at what 5 skilled woodworkers are doing with digital instruments of their outlets. Every maker has an in depth conventional woodworking background and a few years of expertise earlier than they started to make use of digital instruments like CAD software program and CNC machines. As I identified in the article, everyone

Corradi Rasps leave an awfully good surface for a machine-stitched tool

Corradi Rasps leave an awfully good surface for a machine-stitched tool
by James McConnellweb page forty six Typical knowledge says that hand-stitched rasps leave a cleaner, extra refined surface than machine-made rasps, however the “Mannequin Maker’s Rasps” and the “Gold Precision Rasps” from Corradi are something however typical. Corradi manufactures a dizzying array of rasps and information. I selected to check two that I feel are a good entry level for most woodworkers: a 10″ mannequin maker’s cupboard rasp (5 cut) for inventory removing and a 10″ precision cupboard rasp

3 Must-Have Electronic Gadgets For Woodworking

3 Must-Have Electronic Gadgets For Woodworking
Posted on Jun 30, 2016 In the event you’re on the lookout for a present for a woodworker good friend that he’d recognize, why not present him digital measuring instruments? These digital devices are good for woodworking tasks and they're so fairly priced that they gained’t pinch your pocket. Why purchase digital devices for woodworking? Properly, to start with, they carry a variety of accuracy to your work, are extremely handy and as devices, they're very interesting. For all