In this episode, building an Irish hutch, Norm used the following tools:
Items in bold represent the first appearance of that particular tool.
Norm used a plain board clamped to the Unifence as a sacrificial fence.
This is the final appearance of the Bostich N60FN finish nailer after a storied reign. The companion T-31 brad nailer has one last gasp at the end of the next season.
The safety speech included closeup video of a ripping operation on the contractors saw with a push stick, but not before making a pass on the jointer and a cut on the tablesaw. Also, he prefaced the speech by saying, “before we go any further with the power tools…”
Norm used a block of wood called a caul to take the bow out of a piece of his antique pine. I don’t believe I’ve seen him use one before, much less describe it.
Field trip was to Mayacamas Vineyards, Mt. Veeder, California.
This episode was processed based on the full length original posted on The New Yankee Workshop website. Duration 24′ 43″div class="foot">
Last updated: 17 September 2011