#58 How to dry a log and make an axe handle
In episode #58 Zack bursts a pipe and makes BEGS We talk about how to dry a log and how to carve up an axe handle
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What’s new/ what are we working on?
Zack: Bags and a burst pipe. Turned my first project
Will: Christmas presents, bowls, cubby cabinet, necklace rack
James: Shop Storage! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_Fo0R72ago&list=PLAbayqjimalFppP8Pz0Fd6qV7KDRU0h7Z
Miles K: I recently cut down two ash trees on my property, and I saved a good chunk of each trunk. They've been sitting in my yard for a few months now, and I'm wondering what the best way is going to be for drying and storing these. Is the best way to slab this thing up and stack up the slabs with spacers? Or should I just leave it as a log? I'd guess drying it in log form would take much longer, but I'm just not sure what's best. I definitely want to slab up one of them eventually regardless, and the other may end up as two benches (cut in half lengthwise)
MoonshineMetalworks: I've been forging axe heads recently and want to make handles using a combination of draw knife and spoke shave to get the shape but as a I'm not experienced with them wondered if you had any tips?
Joke of the week
Jeff Gruff : Did you here about the guy at the sawmill who had the whole left side of his body cut off? Don't worry, he's all "right" now.
What’s new/what are we watching/reading?
Will: Mike Pekovich FWW, Shaun Boyd
James: Today I found out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuV_mTQrSA0&list=LLbMtJOly6TpO5MQQnNwkCHg&index=9
Favorite tool/product this week?
Will: Stanley Sweetheart Chisels http://amzn.to/2BLMatL
Bowl scraper: http://amzn.to/2BdlaC7
James: French cleat wall system https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnKraOpt3-s
James Wright: Wood By Wright https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbMtJOly6TpO5MQQnNwkCHg
Zack Herberholz: ZH Fabrication https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDdZMJDDpyvI9WJyY7IZP7w
William Walker: Wm. Walker Co. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCievvwx_-UU-rP28103rUCw
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