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Not all miters need reinforcement

Not all miters need reinforcement

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Learn why the miter joints on small boxes don't need to be reinforced. If you make and glue them together properly, they're plenty strong on their own.

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Simple tip for fast, accurate chair joints

Simple tip for fast, accurate chair joints

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Make a wedge and use it to cut all of the angled joinery in a dining chair.

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Book Giveaway: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol

Book Giveaway: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol

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Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Woodcarving Basics

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Incredible 18th Century Woodworking

Incredible 18th Century Woodworking

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David Roentgen's robot dates to 1784, and it will blow your mind

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5 Awesome Woodworking Tips and Tricks

5 Awesome Woodworking Tips and Tricks

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Enjoy this grab-bag of great woodworking tips and tricks from wood bending wizard Michael Fortune

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UPDATE: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects

UPDATE: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects

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See who won a copy of Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects

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Reinforce Mortise-and-Tenon Joinery with Square Pegs

Reinforce Mortise-and-Tenon Joinery with Square Pegs

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Square pegs not only look pretty—they offer a bit of added reinforcement on frame-and-panel doors

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Mind bending grain wrap for your next box

Mind bending grain wrap for your next box

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It's not unusual to use a four corner grain match when making a box. Check out how I created a 12 corner grain match when I made a pair of boxes that sit together on a small tray.

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UPDATE: Furniture Design & Construction by Graham Blackburn

UPDATE: Furniture Design & Construction by Graham Blackburn

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See who won a copy of Furniture Design & Construction

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UPDATE: Making Frame and Panel Doors by Hendrik Varju

UPDATE: Making Frame and Panel Doors by Hendrik Varju

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Check out the winner's review of Making Frame and Panel Doors

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Join Us in Colonial Williamsburg

Join Us in Colonial Williamsburg

18th-century desk forms take center stage at the 17th annual Working Wood in the 18th Century conference

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Sometimes hand tools cut the joint faster and easier

Sometimes hand tools cut the joint faster and easier

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Power tools and machines are fast and accurate, but they don't always beat hand tools. A set of dadoes needed for a small shelf is a good example of when to pull out the hand tools for joinery.

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How to make a living building furniture

How to make a living building furniture

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I've met a lot of pro woodworkers during my 15 years at FWW, enough to know that is it not an easy way to make a living. Changing your mentality from hobbyist to a pro is the key. This guide, from a successful furniture maker in the Pacific Northwest, is one of the best I've read.

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$73 jig changes tablesaw joinery

$73 jig changes tablesaw joinery

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A small tool company is offering a simple setup tool that will revolutionize tablesaw joinery of all kinds--from grooves and dadoes to drawer joinery. And it couldn't be easier to use.

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Cabinetry Contest Winners Announced

Cabinetry Contest Winners Announced

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The votes are in for the two top cabinets in our recent gallery challenge

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Update: The Handmade Skateboard by Matt Berger

Update: The Handmade Skateboard by Matt Berger

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See who won a copy of The Handmade Skateboard

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Tenon jig for the miter gauge

Tenon jig for the miter gauge

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This tenoning jig, which clamps to my miter gauge fence, was dead simple and fast to make. It works great.

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Natural-edge cutting board

Natural-edge cutting board

Here's a quick project that's great to get started in woodworking. These cutting boards make great gifts and they're fun to make.

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UPDATE: Making Drawers by Hendrik Varju

UPDATE: Making Drawers by Hendrik Varju

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Free Book Download and New Gallery Contest

Free Book Download and New Gallery Contest

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Download a free chapter from the Pocket Hole Joinery book and learn how to enter our latest gallery challenge!

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