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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
    For the life of me, I can not apply shellac.  I have mixed one pound, two pound and three pound cuts and the results are always the same.
    February 13, 2011
    8 Woodworking Joints
    You can build a project with countless different joinery methods.
    by GEide - member |
    November 12, 2010
    What is the best product to use as a first coat if I want to paint a piece of furniture with latex; waterbased paint or a primer? Is there a difference between them?
    by GEide - member |
    November 4, 2010
    Using Story Sticks to Build Furniture
    Time-honored tool to repeatable cuts without measuring
    by Philip_Lowe - author |
    November 3, 2010
    Question: I am trying to ebonize an oak table. I applied a solution of vinegar and steel wool to a sample board, but that turned the oak bright purple.
    by Bob_Black |
    October 5, 2010
    Question: I’m making a kitchenette table and want protection against watermarks. Is there a finish that comes close to the water resistance of Formica?
    October 5, 2010
    Is it safe to rip 1/8-in.-wide strips between the rip fence and blade?
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    October 5, 2010
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