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Post & Dowel Fixture for Workbench

Post & Dowel Fixture for Workbench

Occasionally I need to hand plane a long board and this would be an awkward procedure without a simple fixture for the workbench. It is a Post and Dowel contraption that I found in a Tage Frid...

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STL 70: Lie-Nielsen Live

STL 70: Lie-Nielsen Live

Hand tool maverick Thomas Lie-Nielsen sits down with Shop Talk Live

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Angled Box Joints

Angled Box Joints

On of our regular blog readers asked me how to draw box joints for a box which has all four sides set at a 15° angle from vertical. It seems like a daunting task but fortunately there's a plugin...

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Book Giveaway: Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple projects for the home by Mark Baker

Book Giveaway: Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple projects for the home by Mark Baker

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Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Weekend Woodturning Projects

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Simple push stick for safe bandsaw cuts

Simple push stick for safe bandsaw cuts

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The best ideas are often the simplest, like this push stick for the bandsaw, from the ingenious Tim Rousseau.

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Ingenious Low-Tech Glue Pot

Ingenious Low-Tech Glue Pot

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Furniture master Tim Rousseau loves Old Brown Glue, a liquid form of hide glue, and has found the perfect way to keep at just the right temperature for spreading.

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Curtis Buchanan: Windsor Master

Curtis Buchanan: Windsor Master

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Curtis Buchanan is widely known for the impeccable Windsor chairs he's been making for thirty years, but also for his gift as a storyteller. This audio slide show captures him in fine form discussing his chairs, his shop, and his career.

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A road trip pays off with nice lumber

A road trip pays off with nice lumber

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A recent commission was a great excuse to hit the road to search out some awesome lumber.

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Woodworking Students Win Big

Woodworking Students Win Big

Recent student scholarship competiton reveals great talent

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Come to the Colonial Williamsburg Conference on 18th-Century Desks

Come to the Colonial Williamsburg Conference on 18th-Century Desks

I'm happy to announce that registration is open for the 17th annual Working Wood in the 18th Century conference, "Desks: The Write Stuff," presented by Colonial Williamsburg and Fine Woodworking...

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Soup-to-Nuts Handplane Restoration

Soup-to-Nuts Handplane Restoration

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Get the scoops on a new long-form video series covering every aspect of vintage handplane restoration

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STL 69: Mikes Goldrush Doppelganger

STL 69: Mike's Goldrush Doppelganger

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Is our very own Mike Pekovich a Discovery Channel television star? You be the judge.

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Drawing a Flag Case -- Some Basic Skills

Drawing a Flag Case -- Some Basic Skills

Recently I've been working with a woodworker who is new to SketchUp. One of the projects he is interested in drawing is a display case for a flag. This is a great model for learning some basic...

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Ebony Plugs for the Greene & Greene Table

Ebony Plugs for the Greene & Greene Table

In my last video, I showed the piece-by-piece construction, design, and assembly of the Greene & Greene Bedside Table. In this video, I show the making of the ebony plugs that cover wood screws and...

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UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique by Doug Stowe

UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique by Doug Stowe

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See who won copies of Beautiful Boxes

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Drawing and Modifying Multiple Dadoes

Drawing and Modifying Multiple Dadoes

Recently there was a discussion on one of the woodworking forums in which the original poster was looking for an efficient way to draw dadoes for dividers used to create cubbies or pigeon holes...

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Brian Boggs Demonstrates Freehand Blade Sharpening

Brian Boggs Demonstrates Freehand Blade Sharpening

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Chairmaker Brian Boggs relies on razor-sharp tools to build his chairs efficiently. In this video he demonstrates his method for sharpening without a honing guide.

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Use your skills to make the world a better place

Use your skills to make the world a better place

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I recently used some basic carpentry skills to help out the summer camps that gave so much to me as a young person. There are lots of opportunities like this around the country.

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STL 68: Maine Furniture Master Tim Rousseau

STL 68: Maine Furniture Master Tim Rousseau

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Ten questions for Maine furniture maker and Fine Woodworking contributor Tim Rousseau

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Everything You Need to Know About Mitered Joinery

Everything You Need to Know About Mitered Joinery

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Furniture maker and woodworking instructor Tim Rousseau covers the basics of frame and carcass mitered joinery

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