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Federal Work Table III [ veneering the drawers and apron ]

Background Common wisdom today says that the way you do veneer is to cut out all you pieces, stick them together with veneer tape, spread the glue, stick it in the vacuum press with plain veneer on the back side … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Need A Big Mouth

In a plane. What did you think I meant. I have a whole collection of planes with extra wide mouths, some I have even filed to get them wide enough. Why you might ask, because I can then see through … Continue reading

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An odd way to play the Harmonica

In the 1970s I was a member of theĀ  Guild of American Luthiers, I was building guitars, banjos, dulcimers and doing all the instrument repairs for 7 music stores. One day, one of the shops calls me up and say’s, … Continue reading

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