Carving Wood for Metal Inlay
Carved wood with copper metal inlay

Carving Wood for Metal Inlay

Carving wood for metal inlay is easily accomplished with readily available tools. Metal inlay adds value and an abundance of visual interest to any woodworking project. I've seen phenomenal success…

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Mixing Fresh Shellac from Flakes
Platina or Platinum Shellac Flakes

Mixing Fresh Shellac from Flakes

https://youtu.be/0tsMP6-6u18 Benefits of Shellac Shellac is a beneficial finish to stock in your shop and mixing fresh shellac from flakes is easy. I like shellac because the application is fast,…

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A New Technique in Metal Inlay
Alternate Metal Inlay Technique in Goblet

A New Technique in Metal Inlay

Chris Van Peski Shares a new Metal Inlay Technique Using his CNC Router to create a Serpentine design that shows through the wall of a goblet.

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Drilling a Hole Longer Than Your Bit
Unique handmade lamp made of Cherry burl and Ebonized accents. By Ted Sokolowski

Drilling a Hole Longer Than Your Bit

 I employ several techniques when drilling a hole longer than your bit on the lathe. But, before I get into the drilling part, be sure your lathe is in top…

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