#78 How Sharp is Sharp Enough

In episode #78 we catch up as we have been traveling for a while. Will and James are making dining tables and james covered his floor in epoxy. Should you put a camber on your iron, and how sharp is sharp enough. Then we look at the Creators Photo Challenge and see who won this week.

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What’s new/ what are we working on?

  • Zack:

  • Will: Dining Table, back from vacation, coaster finish test, planter platters, new chainsaw (MS650 Magnum)

  • James: Dining room table Epoxy, Picture frame, Shirts and magnets


Yonatan2: Do you prefer a buffing wheel or leather with buffing compound for sharpening chisels.planes - and why? Do any round over the cutting egde more?


Carbonite Gamorrean; Discuss blade/iron Radius
Block, Scrub, Fore, Jack, Smoother, Jointer, etc any I forgot...
(Don't know what a "bench" plane is)
Aaannnd; what about chisels (NON carving) Like bench, butt, mortise, DT, paring, timber slick, etc., etc.


Wood.Work.LIFE.: ow sharp is sharp enough? How do you test? Paper test? Shave? No visible edge?


Creators Photo Challenge

Joke of the week

What do Andrew jackson and my picture frame have in common?


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

  • Will: Lignum Pixel Lounger - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQRF26IXXWQ

  • James: Make Brooklyn: Making A Leather Clutch Bag https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giUjzZocjIE&index=19&list=LLbMtJOly6TpO5MQQnNwkCHg

  • Zack: jjr20012001 - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jjr20012001/

Favorite tool/product this week?

  • Zack: jet 6x48 belt sander https://amzn.to/2rz8F0l

  • Will: Cranford Design branding iron https://www.facebook.com/pg/cranforddesignworks/about/?ref=page_internal

  • James: Thumb Saver https://www.woodbywright.com/shop/



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