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Reconstructing a NW Chair Co. Rocker

Reconstructing a NW Chair Co. Rocker

A reader is interested in making a SketchUp model of a comfortable family rocker. (The original was made in the early 1900's by the Northwest Chair Co in Tacoma, WA.) The reader worked-up a trial...

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STL 74: Mastering the Molding Plane

STL 74: Mastering the Molding Plane

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Awesome molding planes, Matt Kenney's bogus sick call, plus your woodworking questions answered

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DVD Giveaway: Making Frame and Panel Doors by Hendrik Varju

DVD Giveaway: Making Frame and Panel Doors by Hendrik Varju

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Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Making Frame and Panel Doors

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A Woodworking Public Service Announcement from Nick Offerman

A Woodworking Public Service Announcement from Nick Offerman

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Nick Offerman warns the community about the perils of mixing fine alcohol with your favorite activities.

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A Recessed Finger Pull on a Sliding Lid

A Recessed Finger Pull on a Sliding Lid

Earlier this week I had an e-mail from a friend. He's working on a model of a wine box with a sliding lid. He was at the point of drawing in a recessed finger pull and was looking for suggestions on...

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A Pencil Post Bed

A Pencil Post Bed

I'm working this design of a queen-size bed. In this case the mattress does not use a box spring, rather sits on a solid foundation. All the Post and Rail joinery is accomplished with Bed Bolts, and...

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Molding Planes are Beautiful Bargain-Priced Tools

Molding Planes are Beautiful Bargain-Priced Tools

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Junk shops and flea markets are hitting me hard in the wallet--but boy is it worth it!

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Cabinetry Contest Winners Announced

Cabinetry Contest Winners Announced

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The votes are in for the two top cabinets in our recent gallery challenge

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Update: The Handmade Skateboard by Matt Berger

Update: The Handmade Skateboard by Matt Berger

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See who won a copy of The Handmade Skateboard

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Dean Pulver: Sculpted Furniture

Dean Pulver: Sculpted Furniture

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Dean Pulver's innovative furniture reflects his training as a sculptor, his affection for the crafts of primitive cultures, and his surroundings in New Mexico's high desert. In this slideshow he describes his work and his career path.

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Mexican reader hosts Fine Woodworking weekend

Mexican reader hosts Fine Woodworking weekend

Fine Woodworking superfan, Manual Chaos Urquiza, recently invited FWW contributing editor Michael Fortune to teach a weekend workshop in his hometown of Querétaro, Mexico. More than a dozen local woodworking fans attended, and had a blast learning how to bend wood.

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STL 73: Sticking it to the EU

STL 73: Sticking it to the EU

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Seems like some guys still rip without a fence. Plus—is it possible to outfit a European tablesaw with a dado set?

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Popular Item in Craft Fairs - A Pencil Holder

Popular Item in Craft Fairs - A Pencil Holder

At this time of year, our woodworking club is busy crafting small projects to sell at the Craft Fair. One popular item is the Pencil Holder. It seems simple enough, but with its miter joints...

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Drawers for the Highboy

Drawers for the Highboy

This is a 18th C. William & Mary Highboy that I'm currently modeling. The carcase and all joinery is complete, and I'm missing the drawers. I like to use drawers from other project models and adapt...

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A Couple of New Tools in SketchUp 2015

A Couple of New Tools in SketchUp 2015

There are a couple of new tools added to SketchUp 2015 that you might find useful in some cases. The first is the Rotated Rectangle tool. If you've been using SketchUp already, you know that the...

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Lithium Ion Battery Technology Under Fire

Lithium Ion Battery Technology Under Fire

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Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. lays claim to the revolutionary battery technology and sets its sights on competitors.

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Tenon jig for the miter gauge

Tenon jig for the miter gauge

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This tenoning jig, which clamps to my miter gauge fence, was dead simple and fast to make. It works great.

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STL 72: Another Tablesaw Lawsuit

STL 72: Another Tablesaw Lawsuit

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We interview SawStop president Steve Gass and trial attorney John Bell regarding the latest verdict in a tablesaw liability suit. Plus, big news regarding a new SawStop product!

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UPDATE: Making Drawers by Hendrik Varju

UPDATE: Making Drawers by Hendrik Varju

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See who won a copy of Making Drawers

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Free Book Download and New Gallery Contest

Free Book Download and New Gallery Contest

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Download a free chapter from the Pocket Hole Joinery book and learn how to enter our latest gallery challenge!

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