George Vondriska gives you a brief overview on the easy woodworking process for how to sharpen a card scraper. Over time and after repeated use, the card scraper will no longer be straight. This is a problem that you can quickly fix by jointing the edges with a file and then reforming these edges with a metal burnishing tool that is slightly harder than the scraper.
Gluing together boards in an edge-to-edge arrangement to form one large panel is an important skill that most woodworkers want to master. This requires careful planning to ensure that the right number of boards is used, and that those boards are cut to the ideal width to maximize yield for the project. It also demandsWatch Now >>
If you’re using a flip up door on your project, make it safer by adding a lid stay. Eliminate the chance of being hit in the head or fingers getting smashed by a closing door. George Vondriska demonstrates how to install a Lid Stay from Sugatsune. Lid Stay provided by Sugatsune. For more information, visitWatch Now >>
Dave Munkittrick teaches you how to make a bow with an adjustable curve layout from a 1/8th-inch thick piece of straight-grain wood and a length of string. This simple woodworking tool is perfect for drawing variable curves on your projects without an extra pair of hands.Watch Now >>
A very important aspect of photographing your projects is capturing the details you built into the project. This involves lighting tricks, and focus tricks, to make sure people can see the great work you’ve done. See more from our “How to Photograph Your Woodworking Projects” series: Introduction Choosing the Best Camera Choosing a Background ImageWatch Now >>