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Legendary teacher Will Neptune wins Cartouche Award

Legendary teacher Will Neptune wins Cartouche Award

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Legendary North Bennet teacher Will Neptune wins the most prestigious award for period furniture making.

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Easy dadoes with basic hand tools

Easy dadoes with basic hand tools

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The Williamsburg cabinetmakers show a simple way to make stopped dadoes, with just a chisel and marking gauge.

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Williamsburg 2013 focuses on small boxes

Williamsburg 2013 focuses on small boxes

At Colonial Williamsburg's annual conference, Working Wood in the 18th Century, this year's theme is "Small Things Considered." FWW is back again to lend support and bring you the highlights.

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Make a rabbet with a handplane

Make a rabbet with a handplane

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I picked up this technique from Mack Headley, master cabinet maker at Colonial Williamsburg's Hay Shop.

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Chopping mortises in absurdly narrow stock

Chopping mortises in absurdly narrow stock

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Kaare Loftheim, a journeyman cabinet maker at Colonial Williamsburg, offers some good tips on how to mortise thin stock without blowing out the sides of the mortise or the end grain.

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Colonial Williamsburg, Day 1

Colonial Williamsburg, Day 1

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It was a busy day at the Working Wood in the 18th Century conference: a lot of joinery was cut with several different techniques.

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