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STL 114: Matt turns the tables on Bens tool bomb

STL 114: Matt turns the tables on Ben's tool bomb

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Get better results with a card scraper and some paste wax tips. Plus favorite furniture and tools, and the down-low on calculating the load-bearing strength of wood for projects (hint: ditch the calculator).

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Step 5: A Small Six-Board Chest

Step 5: A Small Six-Board Chest

The Front and Back captures the Till Front and Bottom with a 3/16-in. shallow dado and groove. With the Front still hidden, select the Back for editing and then click to select the inside face of the...

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Unfolding a Pattern

Unfolding a Pattern

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Way back, early in the life of Design. Click. Build. a reader asked me how to create a pattern for the joint between two pipes, one of which is angled at 45° to the other. The video I created at the...

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Book Giveaway: Fine Woodworking on Marquetry and Veneer

Book Giveaway: Fine Woodworking on Marquetry and Veneer

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Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Fine Woodworking on Marquetry and Veneer

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Marriage of Metal and Wood

Marriage of Metal and Wood

Woodworkers in search of a perfect union of materials

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The Fathers of Fine Woodworking

The Fathers of Fine Woodworking

What the fathers of Fine Woodworking are wanting on this Father's Day.

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So long Nexabond

So long Nexabond

Nexabond's formula has been licensed to DAP

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STL 113: Tool bomb, or not tool bomb?

STL 113: Tool bomb, or not tool bomb?

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Matt schools Ben in the art of the tool bomb, and Tom has a senior moment. Plus, converting a jack to a scrub, cedar balls to the rescue, and a rust surprise under the cherry scraps.

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UPDATE: Choosing and Using Handplanes by J. Norman Reid

UPDATE: Choosing and Using Handplanes by J. Norman Reid

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See who won a copy of Choosing and Using Handplanes

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Step 4: A Small Six-Board Chest

Step 4: A Small Six-Board Chest

This is Step 4 of a continuing series - Creating Till Components To open access for making the Till components, right click on the Front and Back and choose Hide from the menu. To create the Till...

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From the Archives: MotC - Adrian McCurdy

From the Archives: MotC - Adrian McCurdy

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Bringing back another fantastic Masters of the Craft video. This one featuring Adrian McCurdy.

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Symmetry in Action

Symmetry in Action

Lately I've been working hard on a presentation for the upcoming 3D Basecamp in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. I'll be presenting some ideas I've collected over the years about how to make accurate and...

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Beethoven would love this music stand. And so do we

Beethoven would love this music stand. And so do we

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Roger Myers's federal music stand is a testimony to the value of trying new techniques, not being intimidated by challenges, and not being so serious that you're afraid to add a bit of whimsy to your design.

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STL 112: Someone spelched, and Matt doesnt like it

STL 112: Someone spelched, and Matt doesn't like it

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Matt lays down the law on spelching in the shop. Plus super glues for woodworking, when to save scraps, and favorite furniture and tools of all time... for this week.

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Modern-day Blade Sharpening

Modern-day Blade Sharpening

What happens after you drop your blade off at the sharpeners.

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Seth Rolland - Balance and Tension

Seth Rolland - Balance and Tension

The work of Seth Rolland defies what wood seems capable of.

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Step 3 - Small Six Board Chest

Step 3 - Small Six Board Chest

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In this Step the chest bottom, front and back are created. Use the Line or Rectangle Tool to create an edge face for the Bottom. Double click on the rectangle, then right click, and choose Make...

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Tambour Doors in SketchUp

Tambour Doors in SketchUp

In our house, at the end of the hallway to the bedrooms there's this funny little space that's hard to use. It's had this flat pack book shelf there for years but it's time to do something different...

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STL 111: Get to know Garrett Hack better

STL 111: Get to know Garrett Hack better

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Garrett Hack replaces Mike... for this week. Plus left- vs. right-handed benches, advice on flattening blades, and finally, the big question: can you straighten wood with steam?

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

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

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See who won a copy of Sam Maloof: 36 Views of a Master Woodworker

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