One of the most critical elements of woodworking is the selection and proper sizing of the material used in the construction of your project. Not only does milling your own lumber give you greater latitude in your projects but it also saves you money. In "Milling Your Own Lumber" you will learn how to select the best boards for your project including best pricing, but also the proper approach and sequencing of steps necessary to ensure boards are flat, square, parallel and true. The class will include demonstrations on both "machining" and hand tool processes including the use of jointers, planers, table saws, bandsaws, and chop saws as well as various hand planes and hand saws. You will learn how to read grain, how to properly present the material to the tool of choice to minimize tear out, and how to deal with cupping and twist. "Milling Your Own Lumber" will give the knowledge you need to ensure your projects start off on the right foot.
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