In my above video Elia Bizzarri shares his no-nonsense method for sharpening and using a card scraper…without expensive jigs!
Elia shared this tutorial right after we finished filming out DVD on building a Windsor Rocking Chair from a Tree…click here to be notified when the DVD is released.
Did you miss the tour of Elia’s workshop that I shared with my readers last year? If so, you can watch it here. The same page will let you watch Elia on The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill!
Here are some links to help you find the basic card scraper sharpening products:
- Card Scrapers on Amazon
- Card Scrapers on Highland Woodworking
- Diamond plates on Amazon
- Diamond plates on Highland Woodworking
- Burnisher on Amazon (I bought this one)
- Burnishers on Highland Woodworking
- Water Stones (I own these Norton stones) on Amazon
Here are a few of Elia’s chairs that I photographed recently:
Here are a few photos from our recent video shoot for the DVD on how to build a Windsor Chair:
And here are some details that I photographed of Elia’s beautiful work:
You can contact Elia and place orders for custom Windsor chairs at his website here.