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Step 2 - Small Six-board Chest

Step 2 - Small Six-board Chest

This is the second step in creating the model of the Small Six-board Chest. I've shown below the final result after about 10 steps. Step 2  the image below shows the scanned image in SketchUp...

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52 boxes, 52 weeks: Boxes 46-52

52 boxes, 52 weeks: Boxes 46-52

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I did it. I made 52 boxes in 52 weeks. Check out the last six.

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Printing From SketchUp

Printing From SketchUp

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In the last few weeks I've answered questions from a number of SketchUp users related to printing their drawings. These questions seem to fall into two basic categories. The first is just printing...

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 STL 110: Those sexy shapton stones

STL 110: Those sexy shapton stones

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 STL 110: Those sexy shapton stones Saw sharpening, smooth moves and the merits of a longer sanding block. The guys cover it all and it even gets a little steamy (and awkward) in the room...

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Gary Junken  - Farewell to a friend

Gary Junken - Farewell to a friend

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Today, April 29, 2016 is our friend, co-worker, and partner-in-crime Gary Junken’s last day here at the Taunton Press. Over the past 16 years, Gary has been the heart and soul of the video department, shooting and editing countless videos for Fine Woodworking, Fine Homebuilding, Threads, and Fine Gardening.

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Book Giveaway: Sam Maloof: 36 Views of a Master Woodworker by Fred Setterberg

Book Giveaway: Sam Maloof: 36 Views of a Master Woodworker by Fred Setterberg

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Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Sam Maloof: 36 Views of a Master Woodworker

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The Highland Woodworker - Episode 24

The Highland Woodworker - Episode 24

Episode 24 of the Highland Woodworker is out and it feature a lot of familiar faces.

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Boschs Reaxx tablesaw visits FWW

Bosch's Reaxx tablesaw visits FWW

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Bosch brought a Reaxx tablesaw with Active Response Technology by for us to try out.

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Archive: MotC John Reed Fox

Archive: MotC John Reed Fox

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Digging into the archive we bring back another fantastic Masters of the Craft.

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Small Six-board Chest in Steps

Small Six-board Chest in Steps

In the next several weeks, in a sequence of Steps, I will show a process in SketchUp for making a Period piece of furniture. See Figure 1. I've selected a Small Six-Board Chest found in a book by...

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A Baseball Bat From Offsets

A Baseball Bat From Offsets

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A reader wrote to me for some help in making a pattern to guide him in making a replica of a baseball bat owned by his father. He had measured the diameter of the bat at regular intervals along its...

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STL 109: Machine mayhem and explosive shellac

STL 109: Machine mayhem and explosive shellac

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Tom gets a shellac surprise. Plus the fix for a funky jointer, replacing a tablesaw with a bandsaw, and All-Time Favorite Furniture and Tools of all time... for this week.

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UPDATE: Fine Woodworking on Planes and Chisels

UPDATE: Fine Woodworking on Planes and Chisels

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See who won a copy of Fine Woodworking on Planes and Chisels

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 Eight Chippendale Style Dining Chairs

Eight Chippendale Style Dining Chairs

These eight chairs go with the oak leaf theme dining table I made around four and half months ago. My design for these chairs was to match up to the table legs to the front chair legs. Basically I...

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Steve Latta at 1810 Day

Steve Latta at 1810 Day

On Saturday, April 9, at the Strong Howard house in Windsor, Conn., Fine Woodworking contributing editor Steve Latta will give a presentation on neoclassical details in early 19th-century furniture. He also will demonstrate inlay and stringing techniques with Bob Van Dyke from the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking.

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Matthias Pliessnig: Sinuous Seating

Matthias Pliessnig: Sinuous Seating

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Matthias Pliessnig's steambent benches, light, strong, and beautiful, are the focus of this audio slideshow.

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The Power of Nested Components - Music Stand

The Power of Nested Components - Music Stand

This is an 18th C. Music Stand that was made in Williamsburg, VA in about 1760. This was one of the furniture pieces being re-constructed and shown in this year's Working Wood in the 18th C. It's a...

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April fools... from the makers of your favorite tools!

April fools... from the makers of your favorite tools!

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Tool manufacturers make sure you'll always remember April 1st!

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STL 108: Matt Kenney has left the building

STL 108: Matt Kenney has left the building

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Ben Strano mans Matt’s snark chair and attempts to resist its devilish power. Plus, can a cheap handplane do good work? Can, and should, you build a period piece with the Domino?

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Bending an Apron on a Demilune Table

Bending an Apron on a Demilune Table

Recently, for my morning Sketchup practice, I drew this little gate-leg demilune games table which sports padfoot legs, a folding top, and this unusual apron with these bits that hang down over the...

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