Woodworking with The Wood Whisperer

Woodworking with The Wood Whisperer

Learn how to design and build furniture with Marc Spagnuolo, The Wood Whisperer. Develop new skills with our video project and technique tutorials. For more information, in-depth articles, and wood shop tours, visit us at TheWoodWhisperer.com.

Woodworking with The Wood Whisperer

Wed Feb 21 2024

A New Product for Rust Removal!

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The episode discusses the process of treating a drill press surface to prevent rust using Carbon method's reconditioning system. The system includes a reconditioning oil and abrasive pads of different coarseness. The surface is prepared by applying the oil and using abrasive pads to remove rust. The oil bridges the gap between chemical and mechanical rust removal. Multiple coats of carbon coat are applied for protection, and a final layer of carbon glide is added. The system effectively removes rust and protects the surface.

Woodworking with The Wood Whisperer

Mon Feb 12 2024

Top Construction & Oil Finish | The Big Finish | Sideboard Pt 11


This episode covers the final steps of making a sideboard, including making the top, choosing and applying the finish, final assembly, and personal expression in the design. The sideboard offers storage solutions and showcases unique details. The tung oil finish provides a natural and less toxic option. The project is an experimental journey with opportunities for personal expression.

Woodworking with The Wood Whisperer

Wed Dec 13 2023

Dividers | Shop-Sawn Veneered Panels | Sideboard Series Pt 5

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This episode covers the process of creating dividers for a case, choosing panel material, creating shop-sawn veneered panels, making grooves in frames, laying out dominoes and joinery, and gluing up frames and panels.

Woodworking with The Wood Whisperer

Mon Dec 04 2023

Extra Walnut, Extra Fun! | Web Frames & Panels | Sideboard Series Pt 3

This episode discusses webframes and panels.

Woodworking with The Wood Whisperer

Mon Jul 10 2023

I Made the PERFECT Bench for Our Criss-Cross Table

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This episode covers the construction of a crisscross bench to accompany a dining table. The bench is built with similar techniques as the table, including the use of templates, domino joinery, and pillowy details. The process involves creating a crisscross base, shaping the legs, making mortises for the locking spline, and adding finishing touches such as round over details. The top of the bench is attached using screws to allow for wood movement. The episode also covers the final steps of sanding, making an underbevel with a router bit, and attaching the top to the base.