#61 Turning, Sharpening with diamonds, and types of strops

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In episode #61 We have a special guest Shannon Rogers of the HAnd Tool School. We talk about methods of turning, getting a mirror edge on a diamond plate, and different types of strops and stropping compounds.

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Top Ptreons of the week Make Build Modify, Master of None, and Deby Brooke!!


What’s new/ what are we working on?

  • Zack: Taxes, Steel vase for steel roses. truck

  • Will: Bathroom Vanities, live edge marking gauge (https://youtu.be/yRld7c23_ik)

  • James: side table plans and finish https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTFB6QwE7o0&list=PLAbayqjimalGAnUtvnwv50DJJBCADJeTL

  • Shannon: conditioning shop sawn veneer and fret sawing


Turning methods and type

Merion edge on a diamond stone.

Types of strops and compounds

Joke of the week

I bought a dog from a blacksmith this morning...

...within 10 minutes of getting him home he made a bolt for the door.

What’s new/what are we watching/reading?

  • Will: Travel Feels (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbvIIQc5Jo9-jIXnkPe03oA)

  • James: PBS Space time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW55cViXu6s

  • Shannon: Ready player one http://amzn.to/2FsZuV0

  • Zack: Stephen King - Night Shift http://amzn.to/2CQfNcX

Favorite tool/product this week?

  • Zack: ISOtunes Noise Isolating Bluetooth http://amzn.to/2CQqYCA

  • Shannon: Knew concepts Fret saw http://amzn.to/2FsZ80C

  • Will: Hock plane irons (http://amzn.to/2CWB8F5)

  • James: Veritas backsaws https://www.highlandwoodworking.com/veritas-crosscut-carcass-saw.aspx?A=1367&B=28



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



Intro and outtro recorded and produced by Jason Wright http://jason.theyouthman.com/

James Wright