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Best woodworking video I've seen in awhile ...

by Woodknack
posted 09-16-2016 03:19 AM


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limelight

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#1 posted 09-16-2016 11:23 AM

I loved seeing the bench-top Ryobi bandsaw about 10 minutes into this video. We (myself included) get so hung up sometimes on forums about equipment manufactures, and quality/grade of our purchases. Seeing what many people would say is an inferior grade piece of equipment in this guys shop is refreshing. It really is whatever works for you.

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HokieKen

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#2 posted 09-16-2016 05:41 PM

Thanks Rick. I can’t watch now but I’ll definitely check it out when I get a chance.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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Woodknack

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#3 posted 09-16-2016 05:55 PM

Not many videos about woodworking teach me new things, just because I’ve watched so many and have read many books by accomplished woodworkers; but I learned a few things from this one.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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johnhutchinson

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#4 posted 09-16-2016 07:26 PM

Thanks, Rick.

Fabulous video!!! If nothing else, I was reminded of the value of patience.

My favorite line was something like …
“And now I’ll let it sit for a few weeks until it understands that it’s a guitar and no longer a tree.”

I checked out his website. For some reason I still compare prices to what my parents paid for their first house.
One of his guitars = my parents first house.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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JimboBaggins

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#5 posted 09-16-2016 07:43 PM

This was amazing to watch. It is almost an understatement to call his work “art”

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QuangFromCalgary

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#6 posted 09-16-2016 08:27 PM

Love the tools this man has. Most of them are top of the line. I do have a ryobi bandsaw … :) Besides the wood working technique, it is pretty much standard procedures for luthiers especially when you are as successful as he is. My fifth classical guitar is getting better than previous ones. With 10 more years, and tons of patience I hope I would be somewhere close to his success… Making guitar is addictive… :)

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hotbyte

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#7 posted 09-16-2016 10:36 PM

Amazing! Thanks for sharing link.

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Aj2

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#8 posted 09-16-2016 10:37 PM

Cool video I really liked his drum sander.Thats the only way to go when working ebony.

Aj

-- Aj

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Woodknack

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#9 posted 09-16-2016 10:40 PM

His guitars start at 10k and 3k consultation fee

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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Betsy

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#10 posted 09-17-2016 12:58 AM

The soundbite that got me was “Just a few bits of wood and some glue and now it’s making music.”

That was an amazing look into what it takes to make good music.

Thanks for posting the video.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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rustynails

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#11 posted 09-17-2016 01:01 AM

plus one

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TheTurtleCarpenter

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#12 posted 09-17-2016 03:02 AM

Amazing Rick, Thanks for Sharing

-- "Tying shoelaces was way harder than learning to Whistle"

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Dutchy

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#13 posted 09-17-2016 07:14 AM

Thanks, I enjoyed the video from start to the end.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Tabletop

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#14 posted 09-17-2016 10:38 AM

Amazing, now he is a master craftsman if there ever was/is one. Thanks for sharing.

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Tony_S

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#15 posted 09-17-2016 03:02 PM

That was awesome.

I was only going to watch a couple of minutes….then an hour later….

-- “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” – Plato

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BG43017

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#16 posted 09-18-2016 04:50 AM

Thanks, really great craftsman.

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Pimzedd

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#17 posted 09-18-2016 11:23 PM

Thanks Rick. That was worth and hour of my life.

-- Bill - Mesquite, TX --- "Everything with a power cord eventually winds up in the trash.” John Sarge , timber framer and blacksmith instructor at Tillers International school

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DirtyMike

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#18 posted 09-19-2016 12:35 AM

You guys and gals should watch some videos of these guitars being played, the sound is heavenly.

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Roger

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#19 posted 09-22-2016 01:06 AM

thnx for sharing this Rick.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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