#88 The best Instrument in the shop
In episode #88 We have Tomy Hovington on as a guest and discuss instrument making and the art of ULTRA fine woodworking. We discuss guitars, mandolins, and several other instruments and what goes into making them.
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What’s new/ what are we working on?
Just finished a Vintage looking Instrument carrying case
Zack: Swage Block, File handles
Will: Dining Table delivery, pool, pool, pool, Darbin Orvan, Photo boxes
James: Table: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPYJltQd6rg
And pocket holes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64H6Xe_yicE
Make Brooklyn: re mandolins more difficult than say an acoustic guitar?
Make Brooklyn: How long does a typical instrument take to build?
Jim Dockrell: oes Tomy lay out the frets measuring each one by hand?
Anthony Oltmann: does Tomy have many specialized tools for his instrument builds
Creators Photo Challenge
Due next time: Contrast
Joke of the week
Matt Thayer: What's the most musical tool in the shop? The Band saw.
What’s new/what are we watching/reading?
Will: Somethings Burning - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aauLSYlZPvM
James: Primitive Survival Tool: Hobbit house: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djXq8_dTVuQ&index=8&list=LLbMtJOly6TpO5MQQnNwkCHg
Pure Living for Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChhBsM9K_Bc9a_YTK7UUlnQ
Zack: Damifiknow: https://www.instagram.com/damifiknow/
Favorite tool/product this week?
Drum Sander: http://www.cwimachinery.com/product/sandx-17-drum-sander/
Zack: IsoTunes ZHF
Will: Speed square - https://amzn.to/2Lta7Ke
James: ½” chisel
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
Tomy Hovington: Hovington Instruments
Intro and outro recorded and produced by Jason Wright http://withamic.com/