Sunday, January 31, 2016

MWA Podcast Episode #87 - Philosophers We Ain't

What's in the shop:
  • Dyami
    • Snowpocalypse 2016 (we melted it with our attitude)
    • No podiums at the Pinewood Derby
    • The Arcade project slogs on
  • Sean
    • No Lotto winnings
    • Running (for fun, not survival)
    • Has made a list of projects to build (now, to check some of them off

Blog Posts that Piqued our Interest


Main Topic
  • Sean and Dyami discuss titles and mindsets. What makes someone a woodworker? A furniture maker? Is it different than what makes someone an artist? Or a sculptor?

Woodwork? Furniture? Art? Sculpture?

Where Folk Can Find Us


If you're missing us already you can subscribe to the show on iTunes. Just search for the Modern Woodworkers Association. Once you're subscribed you'll never miss another exciting episode.

If you want to find out more about the Modern Woodworkers Association, be sure to visit modernwoodworkersassociation.com, follow the MWA on twitter @MWA_National, like the MWA on Facebook or circle Modern Woodworkers Association on Google+. While you're there, join the MWA Google+ community for project sharing, discussion and loads of woodworking banter.

Follow our hosts at:

Dyami
penultimatewoodshop.com
@DyamiPlotke

Sean
thecornerworkshop.blogspot.com
@Seanw78

Saturday, January 30, 2016

MWA Podcast Episode #85 - Keith Decent


What's in the shop:
  • Dyami
    • Jason's Bartop Arcade is actually moving foward
  • Sean
    • Family time while off work
    • Star Wars, nothing by Star Wars
  • Keith
    • Co-op Retail Store
    • Vintage Military Cabinet
    • Concrete Bucket Stool

Blog Posts that Piqued our Interest
  • Year End Summary Videos Are Out
  • John Zhu - Ebony Tanto Letter Opener
  • Andrew Klein - New Invention: Fast Travel Twin Screw Vise


Goings on in the MWA

  • Dyami - Summer time is project time
  • Sean - Finish projects and clean the shop
  • Keith - Teach more at the co-op


Main Topic
Keith's Reclaimed Bowling Lane Coffee Table




Where Folk Can Find Us


If you're missing us already you can subscribe to the show on iTunes. Just search for the Modern Woodworkers Association. Once you're subscribed you'll never miss another exciting episode.

If you want to find out more about the Modern Woodworkers Association, be sure to visit modernwoodworkersassociation.com, follow the MWA on twitter @MWA_National, like the MWA on Facebook or circle Modern Woodworkers Association on Google+. While you're there, join the MWA Google+ community for project sharing, discussion and loads of woodworking banter.

Follow our hosts at:

Dyami
penultimatewoodshop.com
@DyamiPlotke

Sean
thecornerworkshop.blogspot.com
@Seanw78

Saturday, January 16, 2016

MWA Podcast Episode #86 - Dan Wait on Chaircast

Dan Wait is a woodworker, a cool guy and the man behind Woodbridge Workshop.

Last summer Dan build a sculpted rocker with the Wood Whisperer Guild.


While I've still not had a chance to start mine, I did get a chance to sit down and talk with Dan last July.

Here, I present our conversation. We talk about woodworking, shop time and making the sculpted rocker.

Learn more about Dan here:

Saturday, December 19, 2015

MWA Podcast Episode #84 - Tom & Sean & Todd

What’s in the shop?
·       Dyami
o   Gearbox Oil Change (and yes, when talking about his planer, Dyami repeatedly calls it a jointer).
·       Tom
o   1580 posts
·       Sean
o   Cutting down trees
·       Todd
o   Making custom boxes for antique clocks

Blog post that piqued our interest
·       Tomsworkbench.com
·       www.thewoodwhisperer.com/news/limited-run-tww-t-shirt-available/ - Marc and Scott Johnson, what’s not to love?
·       Dyami’s fast forward videos.


Goings on in the MWA
·       Out with the Tom, in with the Sean

Main topic

·       Todd Clippinger
o   Why Todd is stopping as a contractor
o   Todd’s new shop classes
o   Todd’s method of spray finishing
§  Why Todd uses a pressure pot
§  How Todd leave the fluid in the hoses
o   Todd answers the 5 question.



Next broadcast’s guest
·       Keith Decent

Where you can find us
·       Weekend with Wood 2016
o   May 19th through 22nd
o   Des Moines, Iowa
o   September 16th through 18th
o   Covington, KY

If you’re missing us already, you can subscribe to the show on iTunes. Just search for the Modern Woodworkers Association. Once you’re subscribed, you’ll be sure never to miss an exciting episode. While you’re in iTunes, please leave us a 5 star rating. It helps our rank so others can more easily find us.

If you want to find out more about the Modern Woodworkers Association, be sure to visit modernwoodworkersassociation.com, follow the MWA on twitter @MWA_National, like the MWA on Facebook or circle Modern Woodworkers Association on Google+. While you’re there, join the MWA Google+ community for project sharing, discussion and loads of woodworking banter.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

MWA Podcast Episode #83 - Sam Hamory



What’s in the shop?
·         Dyami
o   Wiring & playing in in the attic
·         Tom
o   staring into the mirror, thinking about how old he is.
·         Sam
o   His house is keeping him busy. It’s only 111 years old.


Goings on in the MWA
·         Last Minute Elf

Main topic

We talk with Sam Hamory of Earlex

We discuss and same answers:
o   How Does HVLP change the way you finish?
o   How using dye in you finish to add depth.
o   What is HVLP & how does it work?
o   What should you look for in an HVLP sprayer?
o   The 3 biggest mistakes of HVLP use.
o   Tips for HVLP use.
o   What creates Orange Peel in the finish?
o   Setup and use of an Earlex Spray Station HV5500 which I may or may not have sitting in a box in my attic.
You can get more help from Sam at:
·         Earlex.com
·         Sam on Lumberjocks
·         Earlex Customer Service calls Sam 888-783-2612


Where can you find us
May 19th through 22nd
Des Moines, Iowa

September 16th through 18th
Covington, KY

If you’re missing us already, you can subscribe to the show on itunes. Just search for the Modern Woodworkers Association. Once you’re subscribed, you’ll be sure never to miss an exciting episode.


If you want to find out more about the Modern Woodworkers Association, be sure to visit modernwoodworkersassociation.com, follow the MWA on twitter @MWA_National, like the MWA on Facebook or circle Modern Woodworkers Association on Google+. While you’re there, join the MWA Google+ community for project sharing, discussion and loads of woodworking banter.