Episode 110: Just Scraping By

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What’s Going On In The Shop

Kyle – Turned 88 more tap handles and took a road trip to CA.

Sean – Turned a couple bowls, some candlestick holders, a tooth box, and started finishing a couple vases.

Grant – Making some picture frames and getting into the groove of working in a shop.

Main Topic – Scrapers of all varieties.

Tuning a card scraper with Mike Pekovich

What we are watching:

Sean – The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes (Netflix) and  Game of Thrones (Season 5)

Kyle – Podcasts

Grant – The Real World (Season 4)

Guest Question:

Listener Questions, Email, Tweets, and Comments:

iTunes Reviews
J&M Carving Creations – Appreciation! – 5 Stars – Hey Guys, thank you very much for the follow on Instagram.  I really enjoy your podcast and I learn each and every time I listen.  Each of you have a great amount of knowledge that you aren’t afraid of giving to the rest of us simple folk.  You guys do indeed make a difference.  It is hearing you guys deliver spot on content with a bit of humor now and then…grin.  I have had my side business for about 4 years and content like yours allows me to give my own work the “thousand foot view” to see where I can improve.  Now if I can just get down from this TV antenna I can get back to work…LOL.  Thank you for all you do and keep up the great work and remember…stay dusty my friends.  Mike Craft
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Episode 104: Downsizing and Upgrading

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Thanks to our $3 and up Patrons Justin Capogna, Nick Carruthers, Tim Holiner, Bruce Cooper, Steve Avery, Matthew Vitale, Matt Parker, Alex Garcia, Tim Marquart, Chris Shanor, Stian Johannessen, Mike Boehmer, and Sean O’Steen for your support on Patreon as well.

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What’s Going On In The Shop

Kyle – Finished the Table for the Grizzly Challenge, made some 100! Emoticons, and working on the record cabinet.

Sean – Sharpening!

Grant – Getting rid of some tools to get ready for the move.

Main Topic – Downsizing and upgrading

What we are watching:

Sean – William Ng and Narcos (Netflix)

Kyle – Audible Books…lots of audible books

Grant – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime)

Guest Question:

None…

Listener Questions, Email, Tweets, and Comments:

 None…
 iTunes Reviews
 Shelby Tech – Technical and fun – 5 Stars – Good podcast for woodworkers.  Little bit of technique and a few laughs.
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Episode 103: Shop Made vs. Commercial Veneer

Special thanks to Jameson Elam, Stu Morrison, Scott McWilliams, Elliot Trent, Ty Moser, Glen Vajcner, Adam Zawalich, Dave Barlow, Jim Rumsey, and Marcin Szczepanski, our top patrons on Patreon!  You too can support the show by purchasing a T-Shirt, donating, or become a monthly patron as well.  If you choose to become a patron you can get the show’s pre-release, a sticker, or other rewards based on the level you choose.  Head over to patreon.com/thedustylife and check it out.

Thanks to our $3 and up Patrons Justin Capogna, Nick Carruthers, Tim Holiner, Bruce Cooper, Steve Avery, Matthew Vitale, Matt Parker, Alex Garcia, Tim Marquart, Chris Shanor, Stian Johannessen, Mike Boehmer, and Sean O’Steen for your support on Patreon as well.

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What’s Going On In The Shop

Kyle – Released the door video and hung the exterior door.  Making a Slab Coffee Table for the Grizzly Challenge and making a record player case.

Sean – Finished the drawer box for the bathroom vanity and played Hobbyless-Dad for the week.

Grant – Sold the jointer, planer, and lathe.  Tying up loose ends in preparation for the move to Boston.

Main Topic – Working with veneer in various projects.

What we are watching:

Sean – Ace on the House – Podcast

Kyle – Live Trains – YouTube

Grant – The Office – Netflix

Guest Question:

None…

Listener Questions, Email, Tweets, and Comments:

 None…
 iTunes Reviews
 aarontwas – Favorite Woodworking Podcast! – 5 Stars – I queue up podcasts while listening, and usually I’ll listen to one of a certain show, then another show.  When it comes to queuing up The Dusty Life, I’ll line up multiple shows to binge through, and I do not do that with any other podcasts for the most part.  I’ll almost be sad when I’m caught up.  Oh well, won’t stop me from listening to new episodes when they come out!
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Episode 102: Furniture Methods in Plywood

Special thanks to our top Patrons on Patreon: Jameson Elam, Stu Morrison, Scott McWilliams, Elliot Trent, Ty Moser, Glen Vajcner, Adam Zawalich, Dave Barlow, Jim Rumsey, and Marcin Szczepanski!  You too can support the show by purchasing a T-Shirt, donating, or become a monthly patron as well.  If you choose to become a patron you can get the show’s pre-release, a sticker, or other rewards based on the level you choose.  Head over to patreon.com/thedustylife and check it out.

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What’s Going On In The Shop

Kyle – Finished up the interior doors for a client.  Preparing for the Grizzly maker challenge.

Sean – Made the drawer box for the lower shelf for the bathroom vanity.

Grant – Making a cabinet for under the work bench.

Main Topic – Using furniture making methods when using common grade materials like plywood for shop furniture.

What we are watching:

Sean – Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee – Netflix

Kyle – Black Mirror – Netflix

Grant – The Climb – Book

Guest Question:

None…

Listener Questions, Email, Tweets, and Comments:

 None…
 iTunes Reviews
 None…
 If you have comments, questions, or suggested topics for future shows you can email us at contact@thedustylife.com.  Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram @thedustylife. You can support the show by purchasing some merchandise, clicking the donate button for a one-time donation, or by becoming a monthly patron to help us keep this bus rolling.

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Episode 101: Improving in the New Year

Special thanks to our top Patrons on Patreon: Jameson Elam, Stu Morrison, Scott McWilliams, Elliot Trent, Ty Moser, Glen Vajcner, Adam Zawalich, Dave Barlow, Jim Rumsey, and Marcin Szczepanski!  You too can support the show by purchasing a T-Shirt, donating, or become a monthly patron as well.  If you choose to become a patron you can get the show’s pre-release, a sticker, or other rewards based on the level you choose.  Head over to patreon.com/thedustylife and check it out.

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What’s Going On In The Shop

Kyle – Took a long needed vacation and relaxed in CA.

Sean – Visited family in Nor Cal and painted a couple wall in the shop.

Grant – Traveled to CA for a visit and getting ready to move to Boston.

Main Topic – How we plan on improving this year.

What we are watching:

Sean – Brian Benham

Kyle – How I Built This

Grant – The Office

Guest Question:

None…

Listener Questions, Email, Tweets, and Comments:

 None…
 iTunes Reviews
 None…
 If you have comments, questions, or suggested topics for future shows you can email us at contact@thedustylife.com.  Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram @thedustylife. You can support the show by purchasing some merchandise, clicking the donate button for a one-time donation, or by becoming a monthly patron to help us keep this bus rolling.

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Episode 100: A Yearly Review

Special thanks to our top Patrons on Patreon: Jameson Elam, Stu Morrison, Scott McWilliams, Elliot Trent, Ty Moser, Glen Vajcner, Adam Zawalich, Nick Hinson, Dave Barlow, Jim Rumsey, and Marcin Szczepanski!  You too can support the show by purchasing a T-Shirt, donating, or become a monthly patron as well.  If you choose to become a patron you can get the show’s pre-release, a sticker, or other rewards based on the level you choose.  Head over to patreon.com/thedustylife and check it out.

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What’s Going On In The Shop

Kyle – Shipped the huge bowl to Nor Cal, working on the interior doors with the Domino.

Sean – Turned a salt cellar and released a bonus Candelabra/Menorah video.

Main Topic – Our Year in Review.

Guest Question:

None…

Listener Questions, Email, Tweets, and Comments:

 None…
 iTunes Reviews
 
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Episode 099: Statesman Scott Haun

Special thanks to our top Patrons on Patreon: Jameson Elam, Stu Morrison, Scott McWilliams, Elliot Trent, Ty Moser, Glen Vajcner, Adam Zawalich, Nick Hinson, Dave Barlow, Jim Rumsey, and Marcin Szczepanski!  You too can support the show by purchasing a T-Shirt, donating, or become a monthly patron as well.  If you choose to become a patron you can get the show’s pre-release, a sticker, or other rewards based on the level you choose.  Head over to patreon.com/thedustylife and check it out.

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What’s Going On In The Shop

Kyle – Finished the wood pizza and released the video

Sean – Finished the sliding TV cover, released the mirror video, and made a bunch of gifts for the holidays (ice cream scoop, pizza slicer, pepper mill, cutting board, a rustic menorah, and a hollow form.

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Scott Haun – Making a Double Dog Crate and the 7 New England States.

Main Topic – Chatting with Scott about his woodwork.

What we are watching:

Sean – Lon.TV

Kyle – Whiskey Vault

Scott – Michael Alm

Guest Question:

None…

Listener Questions, Email, and Comments:

 None…
 iTunes Reviews
 MattThayer – Watch – 5 Stars – Dope.
s.haun – Excellent! – 5 Stars – You should probably listen to episode 99.
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