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    Miter Joint Basics

    Learn the basics of making strong miters

    by AsaC | November 11, 2010
    Two cabinets

    Here are a couple of cabinets I built in my 2nd year of woodworking. The large one is comprised of a strange mix -- red oak, white oak and ash. Oh well, live and learn.

    by Anatole | November 10, 2010
    Basics of Frame-and-Panel Construction

    This construction method is a popular method for making doors, cabinetry, and a variety of furniture and architectural components.

    by AsaC | November 10, 2010
    Lap Joint Basics

    Quick and simple to produce, lap joints offer a decent amount of strength without too much fuss

    by AsaC | November 10, 2010
    Pocket-Hole Joinery Basics

    Learn the basics of pocket-screw joinery

    by AsaC | November 10, 2010
    Mortise and Tenon Joinery Basics

    The humble mortise and tenon is perhaps the most common joint in woodworking.

    by AsaC | November 10, 2010
    Laying Out Dovetails

    Tackling the first step of hand cut dovetails

    by Chris_Gochnour | November 4, 2010
    Using Story Sticks to Build Furniture

    Time-honored tool to repeatable cuts without measuring

    by Philip_Lowe | November 3, 2010
    How to Use Biscuit Joints

    Easy-to-cut power tool joinery

    by Tom_Begnal | November 1, 2010
    Practice Your Dovetail Joints

    Learn a dirt simple way to practice your hand tool skills and you'll be turning out air-tight dovetail joints in no time.

    by gary_rogoski | November 1, 2010
    Basics of Dovetail Joinery

    Dovetails are the classic way to join fine furniture.

    by AsaC | October 23, 2010
    Butt Joint Basics

    This simple woodworking joint usually requires some basic reinforcement

    by AsaC | October 23, 2010
    Finger-Joint Basics

    These strong, interlocking joints are easier to cut than dovetails

    by AsaC | October 23, 2010