Kermit Perlmutter

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Ingenious Old-School Tool for Cutting Accurate, Repeatable Inlays

The two-legged parser was like a primitive Dremel that could follow patterns<p>It was once common to gussy up the handle of a knife or tool with a metal …

Woodworking

Medieval Method Can Improve a Modern Design

I recently finished building an Enzo Mari table from the 1970s as part of an article for <i>Popular Woodworking Magazine</i>, and I have only one worry about …

Woodworking

The Toolbox of America

Shop Tips #1 // Wood Branding without a Branding Iron

Barefoot Turner - Lathe Drive Belts - Experiments in Speed

Accessories

The Ten Best Woods You've Never Heard Of | The Wood Database

<b>by Eric Meier</b><p><i>(Colophospermum mopane)</i><p><b>Why you’ll love it:</b> This wood has superb acoustic qualities (lots of potential here), it’s extremely dense, turns …

A Breakdown of All of the Tools Used to Build This Joinery-Only Table by Hand

Craftsman James Wright used no glue, screws or fasteners, but this table will last a lifetime<p>I was thrilled to see that this video made the front …

Woodworking

Tools & Craft #85: Understanding How Chisels Work, Part 1 - Bevel Angles

Take a sharp chisel and pare some cross grain of a board. Work at the end of the board and you will find it's easy to pare end grain. Then try …

Woodworking

Not a Good Businessman

I really don't like the cheap Chinese fiddles being sold these days. A heads-up: if you are thinking of buying a violin, bow, and case on-line for …

New Video: ‘Spindle Turning for Furniture with Peter Galbert’

Turning spindles for chairs, settees or staircases requires a small set of tools and a focused group of techniques. Most furniture makers have little …

Woodworking

Articles by subject

ARTICLES<p>Subject Index (scroll down for a full alphabetical list)<p>Archaeology<p>Brick<p>Carpets<p>Church Bells and Bell Towers<p>Church Organs<p>Church Tourism<p>Church …

Dziwerowany saks, Pattern welded seax

Cóż to takiego saks? W dawnych językach germańskich słowo to oznaczało po prostu nóż. Zarówno jako narzędzie do wszelkich prac w codziennym życiu jak …

TATHS Journals

• Timbers used for the stocks of wooden planes<br>• Blacksmith's life, wife and work; 1250-1450<br>• Two early English Screw-stem Ploughs<br>• Joseph Hughes, An Armagh …

DS430A Ceramic Chip Forge | Forging

The forge has a single phase whisper quiet integral fan to provide the air supply and takes only 15 minutes to reach a working temperature. It can …

AW Extra 7/25/13 - Precision Planing Jig

Achieving exact thickness is really important when<br>making splines to reinforce box corners. The splines<br>have to fit perfectly in the saw kerfs—a few …

The Chiltern Bodgers.mp4

How to become a BETTER Woodworker.....with geometry

Ancient Technology of Making Cabinet Furnitures - Impossible Looking Dovetail Joint

Efficiency In Marking

I’ve said it many times (though I’m sure I’m on the wrong page).I believe that hand tools are the most efficient set up for the individual maker.And …

Woodworking

The Addis Family, the Herring Brothers, and Ward & Payne

If you’re a carver, woodworker, or interested in the history of edge-tools you will recognize some or all of the names in the title of this post. …

Woodworking

Chippendale: The Man and the Myth

Whilst the Chippendale 300 exhibition is still current at Leeds City Museum, Thomas Chippendale is also being celebrated across the Atlantic this …

Arts and Crafts movement

MAKING A ETHIOPIAN WASHINT FLUTE -Vlog#4

Wakey-wakey!

Whilst enjoying a quiet cuppa betimes, I was reading The Irish Aesthete’s latest post, The Rest is Silence, when I performed a double take and …

Mahogany

Dovetail Angles are Style, Not Substance

For dovetails, I use what I call a “redneck slope” – 1:4 or 14°. I like this slope because I’ve seen it on a lot of vernacular pieces I’ve studied. …

Woodworking

tsuba gallery

TANKO<br>- Robert Haynes has proposed the term "Tanko" for these early iron tsuba. He sites Joly's manuscript translation of the 1913 publication 'Hompo …

History Through the Hammer's Eye

This Roman Gladius was a study of producing my own historical steel, in this case Shear Steel from Wrought Iron.<p>I started with five pieces of 19th …

Inside ‘er Information

There has been a recent surge (if two emails in the same week qualifies as a surge) of enquiries regarding the appropriateness of ‘finishing’ (in the …

Artists Materials - Why Some Paints are Transparent and Others Opaque

Artists are sometimes surprised to see one application of paint barely hide the drawing or painting underneath, and another color completely mask all …

Particles

Samen Schulpen Met Een Spanzaag

How to Make a Frying Pan Part 1