Joinery is a fine balance between function and aesthetics. The spectrum varies from joints that look nice but have minimal strength, such as mitres. To joint that have an incredible amount of strength, yet lack any interesting aesthetics, such as mortice and tenons. In this section, you will not only learn about the application of these joints, but how to cut them entirely by hand in an efficient and accurate manner.
In this lesson, I show you how to set up your bandsaw for optimum performance. I’ll take you through everything from blade selection to tensioning, tracking, bearing adjustment and fence alignment to get your bandsaw performing as it should do!
In this lesson, I show you how to use a jointer safely by covering the placement of guards, how to setup and operate the machine, and what to watch out for. I also show how to use it properly by showing you common mistakes people make while machining timber and how to avoid this.
In this lesson, I explain why each tool is unique, why it’s important to use the correct one for a certain job, and the consequences of choosing the wrong machine to dimension your timber.