What’s in the shop?
- arrowhead display box
- Almost time for the floor
- A bunch of mess
- building trophy & ribon display case
Goings on in the MWA
- An MWA Build off team at FWW Live? - YES! detail to follow.
- Wilbur Pan
- Primary raconteur, giant Cypress, 2010-present
- "Separated At Birth?" Arts & Mysteries column, Popular Woodworking, April 2011 (co-authored with Bob Rozaieski)
- "It Comes Down to the Cut." End Grain column, Popular Woodworking, October 2012
- "Japanese Chisels." Popular Woodworking, February 2013
- Can you introduce japanese benches?
- 5 questions
- how did you get into woodworking?
- Inspired by his Dad’s plywood bookshelf and his neighbor who’s a great woodworker
- what's your favorite tool?
- A Sharp One. An Generic Japanese Plane that can be set for thin or thick shavings. Jointer Plane / Smoothing Plane
- who has influenced you the most?
- Chris Schwarz - He’s written about things in way that makes sense and is accessible.
- What was your biggest stumbling block & could it have been avoided?
- No big stumbling blocks . . . it’s all been fun.
- The 10’ x 20’ shop space could be bigger.
- This small space has helped him focus.
- How has the internet influenced your work?
- It has allowed him to learn about woodworking, especially about Japanese woodworking.
Next broadcast’s topic
- Bob Lang of Popular Woodworking, Craftsmanplans.com and Readwatchdo.com
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