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David Charlesworth - Plane Sharpening
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This DVD is an updated version of David’s 2005 DVD on plane sharpening. Filmed at his workshop in Hartland, Devon, This new version includes new material on David's simple techniques for sharpening plane blades, preparing the front edge of chip-breakers, and precise cambering. With two Waterstones, a honing guide, and a little practise, you can get razor sharp results in minutes.

Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, Inc., 2016. DVD. 130 minutes.

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Price: 29.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

David Charlesworth - Plane Sharpening



David Charlesworth - Precision Planing
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This DVD is an updated version of David’s 2005 DVD on hand planing. Filmed at his workshop in Hartland, Devon, David demonstrates his simple methods for planing all six faces of furniture sized components.

Learn how to achieve straightness, squareness, and precise thickness with a well-tuned, sharp hand plane.

Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, Inc., 2016. DVD. 110 minutes. 


Price: 29.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

David Charlesworth - Precision Planing

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David Charlesworth - Hand Tool Techniques - Part 3
Ref: DCDVD3


David Charlesworth demonstrates how shooting boards can help you achieve accurate work quickly and reliably. He also shows you how easy it is to make simple shooting boards and miter fixtures, the many practical applications of these workshop aid and how to shoot free-hand.

Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, Inc., 2005. DVD. 63 minutes. 


Price: 19.96 (Including VAT at 20%)

David Charlesworth - Hand Tool Techniques - Part 3

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David Charlesworth - Hand Tool Techniques - Part 4
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Part 4 - Hand Tool Techniques: Precision Preparation of Chisels for Accurate Joinery

Chisels are an essential part of every woodworker’s kit. Preparing chisels for precise work differs in some important ways from preparing plane blades. In this DVD, a companion to David’s DVD on the treatment of plane blades, he explores these differences. His techniques employ waterstones and a simple triple bevel to speed the honing process and get a razor-sharp edge in minutes.

Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, Inc., 2006. DVD. 64 minutes. 


Price: 19.96 (Including VAT at 20%)

David Charlesworth - Hand Tool Techniques - Part 4

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David Charlesworth - Hand Tool Techniques - Part 5
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Chisel Techniques For Precision Joinery.

David Charlesworth unlocks the secrets of chisels, simple but sophisticated tools.

Properly tuned and used chisels are capable of very precise freehand work.

Join David's exploration of this versatile tool.

- Cutting single lap dovetail
- Horizontal paring
- Chopping waste between pins
- Note on guide blocks
- Mortise and Tenon
- The release cut
- Tenting
- Final paring
- Note on faceted pegs
- Paring the tenon

Running time 100 minutes. Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2007. Available in DVD only.
 


Price: 19.96 (Including VAT at 20%)

David Charlesworth - Hand Tool Techniques - Part 5

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David Charlesworth Furniture Making Techniques: Five Topics
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In David's sixth DVD explores five important skills that will help you refine your woodworking.

Woodworkers often debate the best way to get a smooth surface directly from the hand plane on difficult to plane woods. David's techniques are easy and effective. Other tips on edge jointing, finish planing an assembled frame and panel, crisp decorative bevels to finish edges, and the effective use of the shoulder plane are all well thought out and refined by years of experience.

3 hours long 


Price: 33.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

David Charlesworth Furniture Making Techniques: Five Topics

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David Charlesworth's Furniture-Making Techniques
Ref: BOOK-13509


In this indispensable new guide to the basic principles of furniture making David Charlesworth reinforces his status as a dedicated commentator and teacher of the craft. This book is an ideal workshop accessory, with easy to follow instruction on the use of hand tools and how to build confidence and creativity with new, or maybe just rusty, techniques. Designed to encourage the complete beginner and challenge the student or keen amateur, all woodworkers will glean inspiration from the sound knowledge and advice within these pages. The book is suitable for all levels and abilities and includes tips & techniques on how to get the best from hand tools. 


Price: 14.99

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The Secret Mitre Dovetail with David Charlesworth
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From his workshop in Devon, David discusses the Secret Mitre Dovetail, which has a reputation for being among the most difficult joints to cut successfully. In this DVD, David will show you that this fascinating joint, with many uses, is not as hard as one might think. David’s specialty is getting the most out of hand tools in precise, original and efficient ways, and his methods aim to eliminate common problems.

Chapters:
1. The Joint and its History
2. Timber Preparation
3. Clamping Blocks
4. Designing the Joint
5. Marking Out
6. Rebates
7. Marking the Pins
8. Roughing Out
9. Final Cuts
10. Pin Board Edge Mitres - Sawing
11. Pin Board Edge Mitres
12. Transfer
13. Sockets
14. Assess Fit and Adjust
15. Socket Board Edge Mitres
16. The Long Mitre
17. Preparing for Glue Up
18. Sawing Off Clamping Blocks
19. Final Planing

168 minutes, Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2014.

Price incl VAT 


Price: 29.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

The Secret Mitre Dovetail with David Charlesworth

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Drawer Making & Fitting with David Charlesworth
Ref: DCDVD8


In this DVD, David Charlesworth shows the making and fitting of a first class, English Arts and Craft’s drawer.

This exhibition quality drawer has an effortless, silky action for two thirds of its opening. It then tightens slightly in the carcase, preventing it from being inadvertently pulled out. The flush drawer slip with scratch bead, gives an elegant result, suitable for the storage of photographs and documents.

Chapters
1. Introduction
2. Materials
3. Design
4. Preparation of Components
5. Shooting
6. Creating Drawer Slips
7. Marking Dovetails
8. Cut Tails with Bandsaw
9. Barrel Curve
10. Shellac Inside
11. Drawer Glue Up
12. Fitting Drawer Slips
13. Rout Rebates for Tongues
14. Fit Drawer Bottom Assembly
15. Initial Clean Up
16. Drawer Slips Glue Up
17. Clean Up
18. Carcase Construction
19. Fitting the Drawer
20. Final Details

162 minutes, Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2015.

Price Includes VAT 


Price: 29.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

Drawer Making & Fitting with David Charlesworth

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The Knuckle and Rule Joints with David Charlesworth
Ref: DCDVD9


David offers his original methods for tackling the intricacies and careful fitting of these fascinating joints.

The Knuckle and Rule joints are two articulated joints that serve as hinges for the drop leaves found on sofa tables and Pembroke tables. The Knuckle joint is a shop made hinge with wooden barrels turning on a metal pin. These allow the supports to extend and fold away in an elegant manner. Rule joints employ special hinges made with one leaf longer than the other, with the countersunk holes on the face opposite the barrel. David offers his original methods for tackling the intricacies and careful fitting of these fascinating joints. David Charlesworth has taught woodworking since 1973 and is widely respected in England as a writer for Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine. His specialty is getting the most out of hand tools in precise and original ways.

Chapters

Introduction
Knuckle Joint Chapters
1. Preparation
2. Drilling the Holes
3. Marking Out
4. Marking Out & Sawing Knuckles
5. Filling the Gaps
6. Removing the Waste
7. Planing the Apexes
8. Knocking Out the Fillers
9. Cutting V Grooves
10. Using Gouge on End Curves
11. Fit Together

Rule Joint Chapters
12. Marking Out
13. Moulding Planes
14. Removing the Waste
15. Fettling the Hinge
16. Marking Centre of Hinge
17. Marking Recess for Hinge
18. Cutting Recess for Hinge
19. Fitting the Screws
20. Joints Working Together

113 minutes, DVD. Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2017.

Price Includes VAT 


Price: 29.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

The Knuckle and Rule Joints with David Charlesworth

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The David Charlesworth DVD Collection
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Plane Sharpening
Precision Planing
Hand Tool Techniques Part 3: Precision Shooting Simplified.
Hand Tool Techniques Part 4: Precision Preparation of Chisels for Accurate Joinery.
Hand Tool Techniques Part 5: Chisel Techniques For Precision Joinery.
Furniture Making Techniques: Five Topics
Furniture-Making Techniques
The Secret Mitre Dovetail with David Charlesworth
Drawer Making & Fitting with David Charlesworth
The Knuckle and Rule Joints

900 minutes (15 hours)
 


Price: 279.25 (Including VAT at 20%)

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