The controversial California table saw safety bill is one step closer to becoming law. A senate panel recently approved the bill on a 3 to 2 vote. The bill will now head to the Senate floor for a vote expected in August.
Marc Lifsher of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Table Saw Safety Bill Closer [...]
Keith Holamon is turning big wooden balls on a lathe he designed and made. This aspiring woodworker was making balls and they got bigger and bigger and the lathes he was using were not big enough so he made a piece of equipment to handle the size he wanted. On this truck mounted lathe he [...]
Matt Vanderlist of Matt’s Basement Workshop and Gerry Barnaby got together on ToolSelect.com for a Bench Dog router table review. In the video posted below they discuss the top of the line model 40-300 Promax-RT cast iron router table which includes the fence and cabinet.
This router table has a cast iron [...]
A Woodturner upgrades his workshop and installs his new Rikon lathe in this time lapse video. The aspiring woodworker from VI Wood Works posted the following on YouTube.
Woodturner Upgrades His Workshop
I have been planning on getting a better lathe for about a year now and with a nice tax return, I am able [...]
Matthias Wandel of woodgears.ca does a great job analyzing bandsaw blade squeal in this video found on youtube. If you are wondering why your band saw is making that noise, this video will show you and help you decide what type of blade can help prevent the noise.
Analyzing Bandsaw Blade Squeal
He certainly [...]
Table Saw Safety Legislation Is Proposed in California by Assemblyman Das Williams. The bill he introduced would require Sawstop type of technology which would detect flesh and stop the blade with an electronic brake.
Bill Esler of Woodworking Network writes.
Table Saw Safety Legislation Is Proposed
SACRAMENTO, CA – Table saws sold in California after jan. [...]
Michael Christopher of Wuzzup TV a local community television show produced this Lie-Nielsen factory tour video. The show based out of Lincoln County, Maine is hosted by Bobby Whear and Kit Hayden and highlights various regional locations, businesses and events.
I am not sure if the hosts are woodworkers but they do a good job discussing various [...]
As an aspiring woodworker I own a number of different chisels, how many chisels do you have? There are specialized chisels for many different purposes as Dennis Laney of A Woodworker Musings explains.
How many chisels do you Have?
I used to think that my wife simply didn’t understand me when she would widen her [...]
I had seen this table saw kickback video some time back, but thought it was important that I post it here. In the video Tom Hintz from NewWoodworker.com demonstrates a table saw kickback as well as what happens when a router table is used improperly.
What really hits home is when the kickback is shown [...]
Woodworking classes at Philadelphia Furniture Workshop are a popular pastime. The workshop offers woodworking classes in various aspects of furniture making. It does not matter if you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned veteran, they have something for everyone.
These woodworking classes include hand techniques such as using planes, sharpening skills, to machine work [...]
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