PopMuse: Wood and Metal http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Produce Complex Geometries with Single-Process 3D Cutting System https://www.fabricatingandmetalworking.com/2020/06/produce-complex-geometries-with-single-process-3d-cutting-system/ https://www.fabricatingandmetalworking.com/2020/06/produce-complex-geometries-with-single-process-3d-cutting-system/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:03:55 UTC Kim Phelan at Fabricating and Metalworking BLM Group’s LT360 laser cutting system provides 6-axis cutting flexibility that’s fast and easy to program. Its capacitive height sensing feature gives you freedom to truly cut any 3D piece at 360 degrees. The post Produce Complex Geometries with Single-Process 3D Cutting System appeared first on Fabricating and Metalworking. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Manufacturing is the Secondary Operation for This CNC Machining Shop https://www.fabricatingandmetalworking.com/2020/06/manufacturing-is-the-secondary-operation-for-this-cnc-machining-shop/ https://www.fabricatingandmetalworking.com/2020/06/manufacturing-is-the-secondary-operation-for-this-cnc-machining-shop/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 21:05:09 UTC Stephanie Johnston at Fabricating and Metalworking San Francisco-based Plethora Corp. shaves as much time as possible from the iterative design process. After developing software that enables customers to design for the shop’s capabilities in real time, this 2017 start-up delivers prototypes and production runs within three days. The post Manufacturing is the Secondary Operation for This CNC Machining Shop appeared first on Fabricating and Metalworking. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ruhlmann Tabouret https://www.popularwoodworking.com/article/ruhlmann-tabouret/ https://www.popularwoodworking.com/article/ruhlmann-tabouret/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:56:46 UTC Mario Rodriguez at Popular Woodworking Magazine Create sultry sophistication with Art Deco details. �mile-Jacques Ruhlmann (1879-1933) is considered by craftspeople, collectors and designers to be the premier Art Deco furniture maker; he was called “Art Deco’s greatest artist” by The New York Times in 2009. … Source http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Tormek T-4 Water-cooled Sharpening System https://www.popularwoodworking.com/tools/tormek-t-4-water-cooled-sharpening-system-2/ https://www.popularwoodworking.com/tools/tormek-t-4-water-cooled-sharpening-system-2/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:49:30 UTC Megan Fitzpatrick at Popular Woodworking Magazine Tool:�T4 Water Cooled Precision Sharpening System Manufacturer:�Tormek MSRP: $415 I’m not usually a wet grinder kind of woman, because a dry grinder does the same work faster, then I move to waterstones to polish and hone. I might … Source http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Making Sense of Forms https://www.popularwoodworking.com/design-matters/design-matters-making-sense-of-forms/ https://www.popularwoodworking.com/design-matters/design-matters-making-sense-of-forms/ Mon, 01 Jun 2020 13:00:55 UTC George Walker at Popular Woodworking Magazine Early 20th-century filmmakers used time-lapse photography to dazzle audiences with never-before-seen images of flowers emerging and bursting into bloom. Critics with Victorian sensibilities objected that something so intimate should best be left hidden. Sometimes a well-designed piece of furniture … Source http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ DEROS Random-orbit Sander https://www.popularwoodworking.com/tools/deros-random-orbit-sander/ https://www.popularwoodworking.com/tools/deros-random-orbit-sander/ Sun, 31 May 2020 15:34:09 UTC Megan Fitzpatrick at Popular Woodworking Magazine Tool:�DEROS Manufacturer: Mirka MSRP: $625 Editor’s note: This review originally appeared in the April 2015 issue of Popular Woodworking. The tool is still available and just as great as ever though. I avoid sanding as much as possible – … Source http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Why is Finishing So Difficult? https://www.popularwoodworking.com/flexner-on-finishing-woodworking-blogs/finishing-difficult/ https://www.popularwoodworking.com/flexner-on-finishing-woodworking-blogs/finishing-difficult/ Sun, 31 May 2020 12:11:17 UTC Bob Flexner at Popular Woodworking Magazine In the previous issue I wrote about teak oils and how none have anything to do with teak wood. Reading the article, you may have asked yourself why companies would put out products that aren’t what they say they … Source http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Curve Appeal https://www.popularwoodworking.com/article/curve-appeal/ https://www.popularwoodworking.com/article/curve-appeal/ Sat, 30 May 2020 17:25:24 UTC Neil Cronk at Popular Woodworking Magazine This stool builds your skills with eight different joints and bent laminations. Competition is the whetstone of talent; this was in full effect when I built this Wharton Esherick-inspired stool for an online shop stool build-off hosted by Flair … Source http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Veritas Stainless Steel Trammel Points https://www.popularwoodworking.com/tools/veritas-stainless-steel-trammel-points-2/ https://www.popularwoodworking.com/tools/veritas-stainless-steel-trammel-points-2/ Sat, 30 May 2020 15:50:45 UTC Megan Fitzpatrick at Popular Woodworking Magazine Tool:�Veritas Trammel Points Manufacturer:�Veritras MSRP: $29.50 These clever stainless steel trammel points (for scribing large arcs and circles) from Veritas work a little differently than my vintage set, which fit only on a fixed-sized beam. The narrow-bodied heads … Source http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Interview with Matt Bickford https://www.popularwoodworking.com/interviews/interview-with-matt-bickford/ https://www.popularwoodworking.com/interviews/interview-with-matt-bickford/ Sat, 30 May 2020 12:23:39 UTC Yoav Liberman at Popular Woodworking Magazine Trading Wall Street for molding planes. Editor’s note: This interview originally appeared in the October/November 2012 issue of American Woodworker Matt Bickford’s story is quite unusual for a guy in his thirties. He used to be a “market maker” in … Source http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/