The Highland Woodworker – Episode 10

Moment with a Master: Cabinetmaker and woodworking author Jim Tolpin tells us how the allure of building boats led him from a life as a geophysicist to working with his hands and mind. Jim explains designing furniture proportionately using ratios.

Feature: Tim Hintz builds “Fresh Chairs” from a tree. Watch Tim’s method as he splits, shaves and bends the parts and assembles them into a “Good Sitting Chair.”

Popular Woodworking’s Tips, Tricks and Techniques: Robert Lang demystifies through cutting a series of through mortises.

Toolbox: Charles Brock demonstrates how a series of edge forming bits can be used to make a beautiful tall moulding.

Woodworker’s Community Spotlight: It is time to go underground to “Matt’s Basement Workshop” to find out how Matt Vanderlist a.k.a. the “Podfather of Woodworking” has built a go to site for woodworkers.