By Joshua Farnsworth In this Quick Tip video I share my tip for using a bandsaw to make wooden wedges for wedging tenons on a through-mortise & tenon joint. This tip will help you make dozens of wedges in just a few minutes. Enough to keep on hand for future furniture making projects! What cool woodworking tips do you have? Please leave a comment at the bottom of this page if you'd like to share
In this video expert furniture maker, William Brown, shares his "Tree of Life" chests and summarizes the woodworking techniques and a bunch of tricks he uses to make these stunning inlaid wooden chests. Please leave a comment below if you're interested in buying a chest from William, taking a class on building these chests, or seeing a paid video class on building these chests. And if you missed William's workshop tour or furniture tour, you
By Joshua Farnsworth In the above video David Ray Pine stops by my woodworking school to demonstrate his method for making and using a traditional scratch stock to cut a decorative profile. Below I'll share the steps mentioned in the video. See David's upcoming classes at the bottom of this page. And if you want to see a tour of David’s workshop, click here. What is a Scratch Stock? For those
By Joshua Farnsworth It's the holiday season, and what better gift can you give your loved ones than the gift that keeps on giving? Woodworking classes! In the above video I wear a goofy Santa hat to announce our woodworking school schedule, and talk about each of our woodworking classes. Here are the classes for 2020, and the calendar is below that: Introduction to Hand Tool Woodworking with Joshua Farnsworth
By Joshua Farnsworth William Brown is a renowned high-end furniture maker and wood carver who builds 18th-Century style furniture in his basement workshop in rural Forest, Virginia. In the video above you'll see a tour of William's workshop, and below you'll see a gallery of William's stunning furniture that he has photographed over the years. But first, here is a mini bio about William: About Wm.
By Joshua Farnsworth Figured maple is a gorgeous wood, and is perfect for bringing attention to your furniture because of the way the translucent waves reflect the light. But with a quick & easy process using aniline dyes and boiled linseed oil, you can create amazing contrast and make the figure really stand out, or “pop”. I start with a sample board, cut from the same figured maple board as the furniture
By Joshua Farnsworth In the above video I introduce a cool new table saw accessory that SawStop sent to me: the SawStop Folding Outfeed Table. I used to use a large wooden outfeed table in my former workshop, back when I didn't need my woodworking machines to be mobile. But since remodeling & moving into my new dream workshop (and starting my woodworking school), I've meant to build a wooden folding outfeed
Wood & Shop Woodworking SchoolJoshua Farnsworth2019-11-26T17:04:26-05:00