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Carving Gouge Selection for Bell Flower Inlay

Carving Gouge Selection for Bell Flower Inlay

This next semester at school, I will be teaching the construction of a Baltimore Pembroke Table. It features beautiful holly inlay and stringing in the mahogany pieces. The table also includes...

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STL 116: Fine Woodworking Live returns

STL 116: Fine Woodworking Live returns

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Tom chats a bit about Fine Woodworking Live, which is making a comeback in 2017. Plus favorite furniture and a new segment, All Time Favorite Article of All Time... for This Week.

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Wendell Castle Shop Tour

Wendell Castle Shop Tour

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Tour of Wendell Castles amazing shop with ALL the big toys including his new carving robot.

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Adding Some Details

Adding Some Details

In my previous blog post I showed a way to convert geometry for a frame and panel door into separate components. In the video, here, I'm fleshing out the door with the various joinery...

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Two Book Giveaway: Whittling Handbook and Stickmaking Handbook

Two Book Giveaway: Whittling Handbook and Stickmaking Handbook

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Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Whittling Handbook and Stickmaking Handbook

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A Reflection on Leonard Lee, founder of Lee Valley and Veritas

A Reflection on Leonard Lee, founder of Lee Valley and Veritas

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Leonard Lee, founder and longtime CEO of Lee Valley and Veritas, died July 7, 2016. On a passion for tools he built a powerhouse company that delivered superb products to woodworkers around the globe.

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Furniture Society Conference 2016 - Tool Survey

Furniture Society Conference 2016 - Tool Survey

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Rubbing elbows with some of the countries most gifted woodworkers and finding out what tools they use. Join in the fun, take the survey and enter a chance to win a signed Wendell Castle poster.

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Final Step: A Small Six-board Chest

Final Step: A Small Six-board Chest

The following are the final steps in modeling the Small Six-board Chest. Now that the Till Top is installed with its dowel pivot joints, test the rotation by choosing the Rotate Tool. With the Till...

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STL 115: Crotch walnut by another name

STL 115: Crotch walnut by another name

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With Tom on vacation Ben fills in as host. Mike and Matt argue cast iron vs. bronze, miter saw specs, and whether Mike actually works on his cars or not... he doesn't.

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UPDATE: Fine Woodworking on Marquetry and Veneer

UPDATE: Fine Woodworking on Marquetry and Veneer

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See who won a copy of Fine Woodworking on Marquetry and Veneer

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Converting Geometry to Components

Converting Geometry to Components

The other day I received an e-mail from a gentleman who asking for some SketchUp help. It seems he'd gotten so involved in drawing his model, he'd forgotten to make components as he progressed with...

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Poll: Cutting Tenon Cheeks

Poll: Cutting Tenon Cheeks

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Take our poll now. How do you cut your tenon cheeks?

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Dewalts Flex-Volt points to the  future of cordless

Dewalt's Flex-Volt points to the future of cordless

DeWalt is a power tool company that makes tools for contractors that we woodworkers take a liking to. If you are a power-tool guru, a contractor, or if, like me, you're a woodworker who does an awful...

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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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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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