Online extras from Issue No. 301 of Fine woodworking magazine. February 2023
Video: Using the Morley mortiser
Philip Morley demonstrates how he uses his mortising jig to create accurate mortises with a plunge router.
Video: Getting sharp
Sharpening gouges can be frustrating. In this video, Mary May demonstrates how she gets her tools sharp, and keeps them sharp.
Video Series: Enter the octagon
Michael Cullen demonstrates one of his favorite hand-tool exercises—making a perfect octagon—which tests a woodworker’s skill from material selection and careful layout to tool preparation, blade sharpening, and sawing and handplaning skills.
Video: Too many clamps?
Woodworkers love to joke about never having enough clamps, and that’s mostly true. In this video, we argue that you really need just a few clamps in key places around the shop.
Video: Wooden hinge how-to
Boxmaker Doug Stowe doesn’t limit himself to store-bought hinges. Here, Stowe shows how he makes hinges from something we all love—wood!
Video Workshop: Veneered boxes with a twist
Follow along as furniture maker Adrian Ferrazzutti creates dazzling patterns in veneer while making a custom box that’s sure to earn its stripes. In this eight-part series, Ferrazzutti takes you through every step of the process, including how to:
- Design and create your own geometric and mosaic veneer patterns
- Build strong boxes quickly and efficiently using simple rabbet joints
- Mount quadrant hinges and make your own keyholes from solid brass.
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