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  • Ultimate Tablesaw Crosscut Sled Fence
    A sturdy, accurate (meaning it cuts perfectly square, at 90-degrees) crosscut sled is perhaps one of the most useful workshop jigs a woodworker can have.
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    May 21, 2014
    Part II—Router Template for Perfect Quadrant Hinges
    In Part I of this two-part series on using router templates to install tricky quadrant hinges, we focused on building a simple templa
    by StartWoodworking - member |
    February 27, 2014
    Build a Simple Tenoning Jig for the Tablesaw
    While building a small cherry cabinet recently, I decided to construct a simple door using bridle joints.
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    January 16, 2013
    How to Cut Perfect Circles on a Bandsaw
    Although the vast majority of furniture projects require square and rectangular components, most woodworkers will eventually need to cut a circle.
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    July 12, 2012
    Road Sign Chair
    Last fall, while working as a teacher in a job training program called YouthBuild, I had the opportunity to work with some students to build a fence for a daycare center adjoining our campus.
    by wholman - member |
    June 9, 2011
    Weekend Lantern Project
    Transform an inexpensive IKEA glass lamp with this simple, elegant, and easily customized hardwood
    March 11, 2011
    Build an Edge-Grain Cutting Board
    Cutting boards are a great first project for the budding woodworker.
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    March 10, 2011
    My 3/8 blade needs cleaning.  I've been doing some small projects using cherry, and the blade is in need of cleaning.  
    by joeTomeo |
    October 21, 2011
    Screws and Plugs for Rock-Solid Joinery
    Using screws to reinforce dado joints in bookcase shelves is a great way to ensure your furniture lasts a liftime, but how do you hide those ugly screw heads?
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    September 27, 2011
    I'm finishing a myrtlewood clock in semi-gloss polyurethane and have finished application of 5 coats with light sanding (220, 00 steel wood, 0000 steel wool) between coats and 0000 steel woo
    by shopkingdom - member |
    September 8, 2011
    I need to know how the dividers and shelves are attached to one another. I was going to use dowels, but is there another way. I will be using 3/4" pine. Thanks
    by Zahn |
    September 8, 2011
    Quite often I see steel wool used in the finishing process. Over many years I have used steel wool but i have seen some rust form on some of the projects; usually in the corners.
    by desoto - member |
    August 25, 2011
    What is the best way to store "all kinds if tape".  Right now I keep several kinds on a pegboard, masking, duct, cellophane and also in a plastic storage bins.  I recently ha
    July 22, 2011
    New Getting Started in Woodworking Video Series in the Works
    Cast your vote and let us know what our next video project series should be.
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    July 5, 2011
    I love to salvage and recently had the opportunity to salvage some old and and very well made French doors. The problem is that they were in a building and I think rats chewed on the wood.
    by gaildziuba |
    June 26, 2011
    I'm building a blanket chest in cherry. I'll line it with cedar. Should I put a finish on the inside of the cherry before I put the cedar lining in?
    by ce000 - member |
    June 16, 2011
    Hello everyone,
    by egabriel - member |
    May 11, 2011
    I purchased a 14" Jet Bandsaw in November of 2010. I really like the way it cuts but one thing I found out quickly was there was no dust collection chute installed on it.
    by cajunbeat |
    April 21, 2011
    I have recently finished building a red oak table for a client.   I sent him some samples of stain colors for him to choose from.  He thought all of them were too dark, including
    by SSCobra |
    April 12, 2011
    I purchased edge banding bits from Eagle America and while these look great in the pictures, I can't seem to make the cuts without drift at the end of the cut.
    by cajunbeat |
    April 9, 2011
    I recently had a question from a reader about what we meant by 8/4 stock in a recent Fine Woodworking magazine article.
    by BetsyE - member |
    March 22, 2011
    I have been reading Fine Woodworking off-and-on for a number of years, and this year subscribed. I recently bought a house with garage and was able to purchase a number of us
    March 17, 2011
    I am completing my first chest of drawers and need some opinions on how to finish the drawer boxes. The drawer fronts are red oak and the back and sides are poplar with birch ply bottoms.
    by airshow |
    February 14, 2011
    I have a dozen collectable pocket watches and would like to build a storage/display box for the watches. Suggestions would be most welcome. Thank you.
    February 13, 2011
    I have been using old shellac and have not seen anything wrong.
    February 13, 2011
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