Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #188 – September 16, 2017

Every week I like to share a few things I find interesting. Mostly video content with an occasional website article. All of the content you will find in these posts is free to you. Remember that liking, subscribing, or sharing free content goes a long way in helping produce more free content. If you like that creator’s work, share it! Also, thank you to those who send me links through the week when you find something really interesting.

The Grain Doctor

If you have a lot of angled counterbore holes to drill this jig would definitely be worth making. Quick, easy, effective.
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I Build It Scrap Bin

This is John Heisz’s fourth channel. Mostly talking and non build stuff. If you’re into talking videos definitely subscribe to his channel. This time he covers an important and overlooked aspect of power tools.
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Brian Boggs

Brian is a long time custom chair maker. Here’s a short conversation about using a moisture meter in his work.
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Large storage solutions really help with shop organization. If everything has a home then it’s easy to find stuff. Great job on this build and the grain on the drawer fronts is incredible!
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Tips from a Shipwright

Lou is back and in this video he’s talking about sourcing lumber for his current boat build and takes us along for the milling process. If you haven’t already subscribed I really recommend doing so. This channel is amazing.
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I’m not sure what’s more impressive, the robot or the final product? Either way, I really enjoyed watching this come together. Such a great design both visually and structurally.
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Another one from lignum. This time a better look at the robot used in the last video. Technology amazes me.

Sjöbergs of Sweden

Man’s most perilous question; Build or buy? Build is my recommendation 99% of the time but for some situations it makes more sense to buy. Check out how the Sjöbergs benches are made.

Speaking of benches…check out this little gem….literally! Building small-scale items is often times harder than full size. (click the image for more information)

jimmy clewes

Not only is Jimmy one of the greatest turners out there he’s also one of the best instructors. He teaches out of his shop in Las Vegas. I’d love to take one of his classes one day. Check out this brief overview on making a long stemmed goblet.
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Helicopter Training Videos

Have you ever wondered how helicopter flight controls work? I have. Now I know. And if you watch this video you will know as well. I’d imagine that this is one of those things that will drive you nuts to get coordinated but once it clicks it will all make sense.
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