Rob Cosman has been woodworking for most of his life. While earning a B.Sc. in Industrial Technology/Furniture Design at Brigham Young University, he was Dr. Dale L. Nishs teaching assistant. Rob has also worked with many of the worlds best craftsmen - including Alan Peters, Sam Maloof, Tage Frid, Monroe Robinson and Peter Korn. In the first of Rob Cosmans Master Craftsman Series, he teams up with renowned woodcarver, author and teacher Chris Pye to present a comprehensive DVD. Topics covered include selecting gouges, features of a correctly sharpened edge, adding an inside bevel, power sharpening, hand honing and keeping the tools sharp. Run time is 1 hour, 55 minutes.
This DVD includes over 2 hours of expert instruction in carving an attractive and adaptable leaf decoration. The 2 disk DVD also highlights holding and using woodcarving tools correctly and efficiently. Fundamental woodcarving cuts: running, stabbing, sliding and sweeping! If you are looking to enhance your furniture with carved accents or are just interested in ornamental carving this DVD is for you.
This box set delivers both a little more and a little less than it promises – though the packaging is so cryptic that it's difficult to say precisely what it does promise. Billed as The Pye Album Collection, it contains ten nicely packaged mini-LP sleeves (each with an appropriate inner sleeve to protect the CD – are you listening, Sony Classical, Rhino Handmade, and Hip-O Select?) representing the group's ten original albums for Pye Records.
Essential: a masterpiece of country-folk music.
Donovan's second album found the Scottish folkie in possession of his own voice, a style of earnest, occasionally mystical musings indebted neither to Woody Guthrie nor Bob Dylan.
This is Donovan's first LP, came out on the market and was the first album I heard from him. You understand that I've a deep affection.
This DVD explores five important skills that will help you refine your woodworking. Woodworkers often debate the best way to get a smooth surface directly from the hand plane on difficult to plane woods. David’s techniques are easy and effective. Other tips on edge jointing, finish planing an assembled frame and panel, crisp decorative bevels to finish edges, and the effective use of the shoulder plane are all well thought out and refined by years of experience.
David Charlesworth demonstrates how shooting boards can help you achieve accurate work quickly and reliably. He also shows you how easy it is to make simple shooting boards and miter fixtures, the many practical applications of these workshop aid and how to shoot free-hand.
Keeping your waterstones flat, preparing the back of your blade, The Ruler trick, honing the bevel, preparinga curved blade, re-sharpening a curved blade, fetling the chip-breaker, assembly of the blade and chipbreaker and setting up the plane.
This video explores David's hand planing techniques for precise, efficient preparation of furniture-size components. You will be astonished by the precision that is possible with a well-tuned, sharp hand plane. This second video explores David's techniques for hand planing.