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    by zhenyuhui | January 26, 2016
    by rtghnmko | December 23, 2015
    by zenyuhan | December 2, 2015
    by dirtalert | November 7, 2015
    by JohnySmith | September 29, 2015

    I am trying to adjust the "front to back" blade angle (parallel to the mitre guage slot) set up. The Ridgid TS2410 tablesaw Owner's Manual does not address this issue.

    by albertabob | February 3, 2014

    Most budding woodworkers start out building boxes of one sort or another—and while miter joints are relatively easy to cut, they leave a lot to be desired in terms of strength.

    by Ed_Pirnik | October 31, 2013

    I am by no means an expert turner b

    by Ed_Pirnik | August 29, 2013

    The biggest hurdle for anyone coming into woodworking is the cost involved in getting a functional workshop up and running.

    by AsaC | July 31, 2013

    Most woodworkers are inveterate tinkerers.

    by Ed_Pirnik | April 17, 2013

    When an auger size is stated as 1/2 in. x 13 in. x 9 in., does that mean a diameter of 1/2 inch, 13 inches in length, with 9 ?? per inch?

    by dglockster | February 24, 2013

    Fish Out of Water - Intarsia Woodworking

    by ChrisMobley | February 22, 2013

    by Thomas R. Schrunk

    by StartWoodworking | November 15, 2012

    The bandsaw is a deceptively simple piece of machinery, and perhaps that’s why most beginning woodworkers don’t have their machines set up properly.

    by StartWoodworking | September 27, 2012

    Hey Guys and Gals. First off, I highly value all the knowledge that you all have. That's why I am posting here. I am so new to woodworking I haven't even really made anything yet.

    by droidtn | August 17, 2012

    Have you thought of Kitchen cabinets online remodeling with your own ideas?

    by RickHardcastle | April 30, 2012

    ***UPDATE, March 1, 2012***

    Congratulations to our lucky winner, Jim Crockett. His comment was chosen at random.

    Leave a comment for a chance to bring home a copy of "Routers and Router Tables."

    by Ed_Pirnik | February 23, 2012

    A stop block is perhaps one of the most common shop devices used in woodworking.

    by Ed_Pirnik | February 2, 2012

    Learn how to build a simple router table using a sheet of scrap plywood or MDF, a few screws, and a single piece of hardwood.

    by Ed_Pirnik | December 28, 2011

    Recently, while building a Shaker writing table, I needed to drill dowel holes in the front faces of my table's legs, after the table

    by Ed_Pirnik | November 9, 2011

    A handheld router is an incredibly versatile tool, and when you're just starting out, it's among the four most useful handheld power tools you can have in your arsenal.

    by Ed_Pirnik | November 9, 2011

    Learn how to build basic furniture projects without a tablesaw.

    by Ed_Pirnik | October 26, 2011

    I loved seeing my jig design for cutting miter spline slots used in making Ed Pirnik's Beaufiful Re

    by DougStowe | July 8, 2011

    Hey Everyone. 

    I thought this time I'd give you my 2c worth on stationary power tools.  

    by 4da764e633a81 | June 19, 2011

    Pocket holes are a fast and efficient method of joinery that any novice woodworker can handle.

    by Ed_Pirnik | June 1, 2011

    by AsaC | March 24, 2011

    No one loves sanding, but there is no avoiding it for smoothing wood, and occasionally shaping it too.

    by AsaC | March 22, 2011

    Just as tablesaws and sanders have taken a lot of the tedium out sizing workpieces and smoothing them, air nailers have turned the dicey job of swinging a hammer at a nail into a game of point-a

    by AsaC | March 21, 2011

    Sometimes it is easier to bring the drill to the workpiece; and other times, the workpiece to the drill press.

    by AsaC | January 7, 2011

    Tips on staying safe when using this hand tool

    by AsaC | January 7, 2011

    Best practices for using this tool safely

    by AsaC | January 7, 2011

    The best safety tip of all is plain common sense.

    by AsaC | January 3, 2011

    Cut moldings and more on the router table, while keeping your hands out of harm's way.

    by AsaC | January 3, 2011

    Proper technique and push sticks will help you use this essential milling tool safely.

    by AsaC | January 3, 2011

    The tablesaw is an essential piece of shop machinery, but it can also be dangerous. 

    by AsaC | December 8, 2010

    A sled lets you use just your planer to mill wide boards to any thickness

    by Keith_Rust | November 23, 2010

    Speed up surface prep with these handy tools

    by StartWoodworking | November 16, 2010

    Using pneumatic tools for woodworking

    by Roland_Johnson | November 16, 2010

    Sand, scrape or plane? There are many ways to prep a surface for a finish

    by AsaC | November 16, 2010

    A straightforward procedure for cutting sheet goods to size

    by Kelly_Mehler | November 15, 2010

    Zero-clearance trick is the secret to eliminating tearout

    by AsaC | November 15, 2010

    Zero-clearance trick is the secret

    by AsaC | November 15, 2010

    Paying attention to grain is critical

    by AsaC | November 15, 2010

    Zero-clearance trick is the secret to eliminating tearout

    by AsaC | November 15, 2010

    Learn the basics of pocket-screw joinery

    by AsaC | November 10, 2010

    Supporting wood fibers is the secret to eliminating tearout

    by AsaC | November 10, 2010

    How to square up your tablesaw, jointer, and more

    by David_Hyatt | November 4, 2010

    Tips for using the handheld drill more effectively

    by Ernie_Conover | November 3, 2010

    When it comes to tablesaws, use proper techniques to help ensure accurate and safe cuts.

    By Kelly Mehler

    by Kelly_Mehler | November 2, 2010

    Easy-to-cut power tool joinery

    by Tom_Begnal | November 1, 2010

    Tips for controlling and securing the workpiece and keeping your fingers safe

    by Patrick_Warner | October 31, 2010

    With these tips, you can use routers to their fullest potential without compromising safety.

    by Lonnie_Bird | October 31, 2010

    Get quality cuts and a better degree of safety

    by Kelly_Mehler | October 31, 2010

    The right way to cut boards across the grain

    by Kelly_Mehler | October 31, 2010

    Shopmade helpers are a cheap way to stay safe

    by Peter_Schlebecker | October 31, 2010

    Protect yourself from these cancer-causing particles

    by AsaC | October 23, 2010

    Best practices for drilling

    by AsaC | October 23, 2010

    If you don't have a tablesaw, you can make almost all your straight cuts with a circular saw and a cutting guide

    by AsaC | October 21, 2010

    A planer can change the thickness of your boards in seconds

    by AsaC | October 21, 2010

    An essential tool for squaring up rough lumber

    by AsaC | October 21, 2010

    This handy but affordable tool is great for crosscutting lumber

    by AsaC | October 19, 2010

    Use it to create bowls, spindles, and more

    by AsaC | October 18, 2010

    The bandsaw is an indispensable tool in a workshop.

    by AsaC | October 18, 2010