September/October 2018 Issue Preview
The September/October issue of Woodworker’s Journal is full of information about your favorite hobby. You’ll learn about aspects of woodworking from how to easily cut dovetails by hand, to how to select the best band saw blades for your cut, to how to do the final turning on your now-dried green wood. Build a new Table Saw Outfeed Table for your shop, or a Classic Cherry Chest for your home. Learn how to do hot-pipe bending with a Curved Handle Serving Tray – and don’t miss our woodworking staff’s debate in our Questions & Answers section on the best way to drill for pilot holes.
Table Saw Outfeed Table: YouTube personality Matt Cremona brings his live edge lumber to the shop with a slab-topped table saw outfeed table. We also present the option for a plywood top for this super-handy shop helper.
Classic Cherry Chest: Hand-cut dovetails add a keepsake element to this moderately sized storage chest.
Elegant Curved-Handle Serving Tray: Learn to create curves with the hot-pipe bending technique employed for this distinctive serving tray.
Tool Tutorial: Learn band saw basics (what it can do, what to look for) and beyond (set up, safety and making the cut) in this overview of the shop workhorse from tool expert Sandor Nagyszalanczy.
Woodturning: You’ve done a first turning, left your green wood to dry .. and now what? Now, it’s time to re-turn it to final shape, with the guidance of woodturner Ernie Conover.
Take a closer look at some of the cool new tools that were featured in the September/October 2018 issue of Woodworker’s Journal.
Matt Cremona shows the entire build process for his outfeed table using a thick slab of live edge ash lumber in this video.
You’ll learn how to change a band saw blade, clean a band saw, tension a band saw blade, adjust the band saw blade tracking, adjust the band saw upper and lower blades guides, and test the band saw cutting.
In this video, Chris Marshall demonstrates how a simple jig makes it easier to cut the pins and tails with a hand saw.
Creating your own hot pipe bending jig at home is simpler than you might think. Rob Johnstone explains how we built the jig in our shop.
In this video, Ernie Conover covers the basics of re-turning a green rough-turned bowl after it has dried for a period of time.
Rob Johnstone explores finishing woodturning projects with GluBoost Adhesive Products.