Tag Archives: FineWoodworking

Food-Safe Finishes – FineWoodworking


After scores of conversations with chemists, regulatory businesses, end producers, ending specialists, and woodworkers, I discovered that there are a number of finishes that everybody agrees are meals protected. Nevertheless, these finishes are typically the least protecting, and the good majority are in a type of limbo, with many specialists saying most are high quality to be used with meals however with others saying they need to be prevented as a result of there are some lingering questions on […]

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Pots, Pitchers, and Piercings – FineWoodworking


“Unknown Asana” and “Pink Teapot”Artwork Liestman, Vancouver, B.C., CanadaEach items (see photograph, proper) are turned from maple burl and walnut. The handles and spouts are created from compwood, handled wood that’s extraordinarily bendable. Liestman has made a number of of those teapots; these are the 2 most up-to-date examples. The “Unknown Asana” mimics considered one of his signature items, an outsize jigsaw-puzzle piece. The “Pink Teapot” makes use of most of the similar colours as on the […]

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Make Your Own Ornaments – FineWoodworking


Christmas ornaments don’t need to be made from glass or metallic. I make wood ornaments, consisting of a hole ball with a turned ring round its midsection and finials prime and backside. Making these ornaments is an effective means to make use of small scraps of unique woods. Right here’s how I’m going about it: Forming the ballI start by gluing up a clean that may develop into the massive ball.  To do that, I resaw three/four-in.-thick […]

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Full-size Templates—A Unique Way – FineWoodworking


I produce a staggering variety of full-measurement templates—typically exceeding a dozen for one piece of furnishings. They’re really easy to supply in SketchUp, and the extra I create, the quicker I can produce a bit of furnishings. Not solely are they used to re-create numerous arcs, tapers, and shapes, but in addition within the format of dovetails and different joinery, turnings, inlay design, the situation of pins, dowels, nails, and screws, and hardware set up. If I needed to […]

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