In this inaugural episode of the Crafted Podcast, Johnny, James and Zack discuss the merits of woodworking with hand tools and their uses in a modern workshop environment.
Corny joke of the week:
Q: Why does this greenish soft “hardwood” have a lot of friends?
A: Because it’s poplar.
What are we working on?
James: Continued work on his White Oak dresser build. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hOojGV2N4Q
Zack: Finished his conference table build as well (no video yet). https://www.instagram.com/p/BLeYwZ9BtDd/?taken-by=zhfabrications
Show Topic: Hand tools vs. power tools for woodworking?
- Pros & Cons
- Which three tools do we recommend for starting with hand tools?
Q & A from the Live Chat
From Donny M Carter: Where do you guys see the future of content/maker/YouTube is going?
What’s new/what are we watching?
Johnny: “ISHITANI – Making a Bed” by ISHITANI FURNITURE – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTBLJmoKlwk
James: Shannon Rogers at the Hand Tool School
Zack: Binging on Roy Underhill Woodwright’s Shop, also Veritas April Fools Tool: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Hb-EYORrgE
This Week’s Builder Battle #builderbattle
Who would win in a battle? Submit your answer via Twitter. This week’s battle is Matt Cremona and his Bandsaw Mill vs Izzy Swan and his drill-powered T-Rex! #builderbattle