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How to Build a Stacked Lamination Sculpted Bench

Posted on February 4th, by Andy Brownell in marketing & promotion, Projects, Tools. No Comments

I recently finished up a how-to video on building this stacked lamination bench. I used my sponsor Arbortech Tool’s TURBOplane for the vast majority of the sculpting process. The tool attached easily to my Rigid angle grinder, with this being the fourth project I’ve made using this particular power carving attachment.

Editors note: This is also my first real attempt at filming a woodworking video on my own with my Nikon D5200. I also taught myself how to use Adobe Premiere Pro for video editing. I had no external lighting or microphone, so be kind. 🙂

Seat carving with Arbortech’s TURBOplane

Posted on September 1st, by Andy Brownell in marketing & promotion, Projects, Tools. No Comments

Disclaimer: This post is done on behalf of one of my generous sponsors from down-under, Arbortech. The opinions and experiences using their TURBOplane contained below are my own.

Carved furniture can be a very different kind of woodworking. Free-handed removal of material is a completely new experience for me, where I’m used to cutting straight or curved lines with blades. Power carving can be like a messy version of high-speed woodworking in three dimensions.

When teaching yourself how to use any rapidly-rotating sharp tool, starting out simple is usually the best way to go when honing a new skill. This replica of David Ebner’s “Renwick Stool” … Read More »