Use hand tools to take down localized twist or high spots in otherwise straight boards before using the powered tools. I tried to do it all with powered tools once and ended up with boards too thin for what I wanted to do.LJ event >>>>>FREE DRAW!!!! <<<<< deadline Dec. 20/13
Hendrik Varju is a well known furniture designer/craftsman who operates "Passion for Wood" near Toronto, Canada. He also offers woodworking courses and seminars and has been widely published in woodworking magazines in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Australia. In 2007, Hendrik started producing DVD courses and he has offered to provide some of them as prizes in Lumberjocks' contests. You can see the full list of all of Hendrik's DVD courses here http://passionforwood.com/woodworking/dvds.htm.
This week, the prize is Hendrik's first DVD course called "Jointer and Planer Secrets".
It is over 4 1/2 hours long and focuses on how to use your jointer and planer effectively to mill four-square lumber. It also has a long and detailed bonus section on edge gluing solid wood panels. You can read more about this 2-DVD set here: http://passionforwood.com/woodworking/dvds-jointer.htm.
It is valued at Cdn. $64.95 + taxes and shipping.
To enter this contest, just post a comment giving your answer to this question: "In your opinion, what is your biggest secret to successfully milling four-square lumber?" Post a comment before Friday, Dec. 20/13 and Hendrik will choose his favourite answer. Then we'll let you know how to claim your prize. Hendrik will ship it directly to your home at no cost to you.