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Furniture Making Techniques: Five Topics - Charlesworth (DVD)
Furniture Making Techniques: Five Topics  -  Charlesworth  (DVD)

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This DVD explores five important skills that will help you refine your woodworking. Woodworkers often debate the best way to get a smooth surface directly from the hand plane on difficult to plane woods.

His techniques are easy and effective. Other tips on edge jointing, finish planing an assembled frame and panel, crisp decorative bevels to finish edges, and the effective use of the shoulder plane are all well thought out and refined by years of experience.

Techniques for coping with difficult grain

  • Modifying effective pitch with a back bevel
  • Re-sharpening a back bevel
  • Modifying effective pitch on block planes
  • Scraper Planes: Another approach

Edge Jointing Techniques

Planing Around Corners - Frame & Panel

  • Checking and correcting wind
  • The finish pass
Shoulder Planes
  • Initial preparation of shoulder plane
  • Remarks on "Azimuth Error"
  • Setting the shoulder plane
  • Applications for the shoulder plane

David Charlesworth has been teaching fine furniture making at his Devon workshop since 1977, and is widely respected in England as a writer for Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine. His specialty is getting the most out of hand tools in precise, original and efficient ways.

188 Minutes, Lie-Nielsen Productions. DVD

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