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STL 81: Weird Woodworking Tools

STL 81: Weird Woodworking Tools

Come check out our carnival sideshow of weird woodworking tools on an all-new Shop Talk Live

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Bowsaw built in a weekend

Bowsaw built in a weekend

A quick and fun project, this saw was easy to make and is going to be very handy in the shop

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Book and DVD Giveaway: Shaker Oval Boxes, Volume 1 by John Wilson

Book and DVD Giveaway: Shaker Oval Boxes, Volume 1 by John Wilson

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Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Shaker Oval Boxes

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Leveraging grain in resawing

Leveraging grain in resawing

How a board is cut (flat-, rift-, or quartersawn) effects the quality of a bookmatch you can get from resawing it.

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From Furniture to Flutes

From Furniture to Flutes

John Gallagher showed great talent as a furniture maker but years ago turned to making wooden concert flutes. This engrossing video puts you in his shop as he makes flutes and describes the process.

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Aaron Levine: Exciting the Surface

Aaron Levine: Exciting the Surface

Seattle woodworker Aaron Levine is equal parts Wharton Esherick and M.C. Escher. Using marquetry to create extraordinary repeating patterns, he creates mesmerizing surfaces on his beautifully crafted furniture.

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Hybrid Tool Chest, Part III

Hybrid Tool Chest, Part III

Correcting some issues and adding an interior to this East-meets-West tool box.

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A Little Round Plant Stand

A Little Round Plant Stand

I sketched out this little plant stand the other day as a short diversion from a very large SketchUp project I've been working on. Sometimes I find it nice to be able to just make a quick model that...

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Experiments in Kumiko Woodwork—Part II

Experiments in Kumiko Woodwork—Part II

Finishing up the grid work went faster than I thought it would.

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Miter Joints

Miter Joints

Miter joints can be somewhat stressful in furniture making. They look easy enough, but in execution, that is design, construction, fastening, strengthening, and gluing, the task can be formidable. In...

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Chair Design Reinterprets Classic 80s Icon

Chair Design Reinterprets Classic 80's Icon

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With spalted cherry and uncomplicated joinery, this chair is one furniture maker's interpretation of a classic 80's icon

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Experiments in Kumiko Woodwork—Part I

Experiments in Kumiko Woodwork—Part I

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When it came to spicing up a door panel on a wall cabinet, I decided to try my hand at a traditional Japanese technique borrowed from shoji screen making.

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Bosch Releases a Flesh Detecting Tablesaw

Bosch Releases a Flesh Detecting Tablesaw

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Big news for the tablesaw industry as Bosch announces a new kid on the block

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My New Source for Great Reclaimed Furniture Lumber

My New Source for Great Reclaimed Furniture Lumber

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Renovation work leads to a nice find in old floor boards

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Making SketchUp Your Own on the Mac

Making SketchUp Your Own on the Mac

In my previous blog post I wrote about setting up SketchUp to suit your preferences. I showed how I make my setup on the PC. For the most part everything is exactly the same on the Mac. The key...

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Miter Blocks are a Great Tool for Cutting Tiny Trim

Miter Blocks are a Great Tool for Cutting Tiny Trim

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This quick-to-build workbench jig makes cutting tiny trim pieces a breeze

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STL 80:  Workbench Troubles

STL 80: Workbench Troubles

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Workbench troubles, understanding power tool and machinery speed settings, and a healthy dose of self-deprecation with an all-new Smooth Moves segment

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UPDATE: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol

UPDATE: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol

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See who won a copy of Woodcarving Basics

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Eye-Catching Upholstery for a Hand-Carved Chippendale Chair

Eye-Catching Upholstery for a Hand-Carved Chippendale Chair

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This side chair's slip-seat is upholstered with traditional materials- check out the entire process and see how it was done!

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Weaving an Ash Splint Seat for Shaker Ladderback

Weaving an Ash Splint Seat for Shaker Ladderback

I've been building the Shaker Ladderback Armchair in the shop for a couple weeks. The most difficult construction was the ash splint seat. I cut the ash from a local tree about 1/16-in. thick and...

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