In this episode, building a chaise lounge, Norm used the following tools:
An infrequent no-new-tool episode.
Norm demonstrated a clever technique for knocking the square edges off tenons to fit in rounded mortises made by a router. He used the same fence setup as he did for the shoulder cuts, but he placed an auxiliary fence on the table top—much like a horizontal feather board would be placed—allowing access to just enough of the saw blade to knock off about ¼" off the corners off the tenons.
Another nifty technique was to use a stop pin on the sanding center and a locating pin on the wheel blanks in order to sand them perfectly round.
The safety speech included video of a crosscut operation on the radial arm saw.
Field trip was to a railroad trestle demolition site on the Great Salt Lake, Utah, managed by Trestlewood.
This episode was processed based on the full length original broadcast by PBS.