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5 things that helped me cut better dovetails

5 things that helped me cut better dovetails

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Here are the 5 things that have helped me improve my dovetails the most.

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Porter Cable Recalls 100,000 Production Routers in U.S.

Porter Cable Recalls 100,000 Production Routers in U.S.

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Recall due to electric shock hazard

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From Drawing Board to Final Finish

From Drawing Board to Final Finish

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Insightful documentary follows the design, construction, and finishing process of an ornate console table and yields a glimpse of Chris Gochnour at work

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UPDATE: Finishing Wood from Fine Woodworking

UPDATE: Finishing Wood from Fine Woodworking

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See who won a copy of our newly released Special Interest Publication: Finishing Wood

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Beautiful woodworking videos from around the world

Beautiful woodworking videos from around the world

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The Wood Culture Tour has visited four continents to show how wood is a profound part of every culture in the world. This video visits a family of marionette makers and puppeteers in Slovakia.

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Adventures in Banding

Adventures in Banding

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Making barber pole banding is a lot easier than you might think

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Vancouver Gallery to Open

Vancouver Gallery to Open

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Oden Gallery is an online only gallery representing 12 talented woodworkers. They are so talented in fact that most have been in Fine Woodworking magazine at one time or another. Anyway, Oden Gallery...

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A Transition from Leg to Stretcher

A Transition from Leg to Stretcher

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While perusing some of the used furniture sites, I came across a mahogany coffee table designed by Edmund Spance and manufactured in Mexico in 1953. I modeled this coffee table loosely after that...

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STL 63: The Micro-Sized Workshop

STL 63: The Micro-Sized Workshop

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Can you still build quality furniture in a workshop shoehorned into an apartment?

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Tour the Shop of a Marquetry Master

Tour the Shop of a Marquetry Master

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W. Patrick Edwards, winner of SAPFM's 2014 Cartouche Award for lifetime achievement, has been recreating centuries-old techniques at his San Diego shop for more than 30 years now. The shop also contains his American School of French Marquetry, and is home to woodworking wonders that Edwards refuses to let us forget.

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A Shaker Oval Box - The Cover Band, Stage 2

A Shaker Oval Box - The Cover Band, Stage 2

This is Stage 2 of a series on the Shaker Oval Box Size No. 5. My last post showed the development of the finger shapes, the two bands, the elliptical shape, and the lower box model. In the following...

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Gary Rogowski on how woodworking fulfills him

Gary Rogowski on how woodworking fulfills him

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Woodworking provides a needed escape from high technology

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Pommels and Other Square to Round Transitions

Pommels and Other Square to Round Transitions

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The transitions between round and square sections are a common feature on things such as table legs and columns. Drawing them correctly in SketchUp can be a bit of a challenge if you aren't familiar...

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Cat and woodworker saved by joinery

Cat and woodworker saved by joinery

Can your woodworking joinery protect you from this sort of mishap?

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STL 62: Chevrolets for Marquetry?

STL 62: Chevrolets for Marquetry?

Rusty tablesaws, vintage bandsaws, workbench conundrums, and the conclusion of our extended interview with furniture maker Patrick Edwards

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UPDATE: Acts of Creation: Americas Finest Hand Craftsmen at Work by Walt Harrington

UPDATE: Acts of Creation: America's Finest Hand Craftsmen at Work by Walt Harrington

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See who won copies of Acts of Creation

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Placing Back Rest Spindles on a Chair

Placing Back Rest Spindles on a Chair

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I had an e-mail from a gentleman in Peru recently. He was trying to draw a chair something like these. He was trying to work out how to draw the hoop and then get the spindles into place. I expect as...

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How to Make a Finger Chuck

How to Make a Finger Chuck

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A useful Shopmade chuck for reverse turning smaller pieces. Made from scrap wood and a hose clamp, you end up with a functional chuck and a router base for a variety of uses on the lathe.

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Mirka Random Orbital Sander Recall

Mirka Random Orbital Sander Recall

Electrical short poses potential fire hazard for tool owners.

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My Favorite Woodworking Documentary of the Year

My Favorite Woodworking Documentary of the Year

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Either I wear my heart on my sleeve or the production team that put this video together did one hell of a good job. Eric Hollenbeck is a 66 year-old Vietnam veteran and owner/operator of Blue Ox...

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