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How to cut stopped dadoes with a router table

How to cut stopped dadoes with a router table

Here's how to rout stopped dadoes in small cabinet parts with a router table. This technique produces dadoes that are square to the front and back edges of the cabinet, and align perfectly with one another.

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Radical Conversions: Creating Woodshops in Surprising Spaces

Radical Conversions: Creating Woodshops in Surprising Spaces

Fleshing out both the back cover and the shop gallery in 2014's Tools and Shops issue, this audio slideshow presents scores of photos of eight shops built in unexpected places.

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

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

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See who won a copy of Weekend Woodturning Projects

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Easy levelers for shop work stands

Easy levelers for shop work stands

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Lots of folks use threaded leveling feet on the bottom of shop stands and shop furniture, but Michael Fortune has figured out a simple way to make them even more convenient.

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Holes

Holes

In Tim's recent post he showed a way to draw a series of holes in a "board". He surmised in his video that there're probably more ways to draw the holes. Well, he was right. Here's one other way...

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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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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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