Fly Swat: Episode 1

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Paul starts with shaping the wooden aspect of the fly swat as well as laminating the handle. Then the shape is refined with the chisel, spokeshave, rasp and scraper.

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9 Comments

  1. Paul Bowes on 1 November 2017 at 3:16 pm

    Nice little video. Although its simple the attention to detail still shows through. Thanks

  2. António on 1 November 2017 at 5:39 pm

    Thank You!
    Looking forward to see the next ‘garage studio’ in action as well!!

  3. tioga001 on 1 November 2017 at 5:52 pm

    What is the length? It’s 3/8 by 7/8 but I didn’t get the length.

    Thanks, Bill

  4. rayc21 on 1 November 2017 at 8:43 pm

    Enjoyable video, I like shaping with spokeshave. Think I prefer the other workshop it has more caricature. To me this looks more like an office.

  5. joeleonetti on 2 November 2017 at 6:10 am

    I love projects that can use up scraps and cut offs from bigger projects.

  6. dovetails on 4 November 2017 at 10:10 pm

    I finished shaping my handle. It feels great, ready for the next part… what kind of leather and leatherworking tools do I need?

  7. Don Liming on 13 December 2017 at 4:30 pm

    Love your trailer on the flyswatter video. Is there a way we can get the video without paying the $15 a month membership

    • Philip Adams on 15 December 2017 at 12:48 pm

      Hi Don, it should give you the option on the info page to buy access to the whole project. If this doesn’t work, contact us through the contact us here link below these comments.

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