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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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Brian Boggs Demonstrates Freehand Blade Sharpening

Brian Boggs Demonstrates Freehand Blade Sharpening

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Chairmaker Brian Boggs relies on razor-sharp tools to build his chairs efficiently. In this video he demonstrates his method for sharpening without a honing guide.

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Use your skills to make the world a better place

Use your skills to make the world a better place

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I recently used some basic carpentry skills to help out the summer camps that gave so much to me as a young person. There are lots of opportunities like this around the country.

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STL 68: Maine Furniture Master Tim Rousseau

STL 68: Maine Furniture Master Tim Rousseau

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Ten questions for Maine furniture maker and Fine Woodworking contributor Tim Rousseau

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Everything You Need to Know About Mitered Joinery

Everything You Need to Know About Mitered Joinery

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Furniture maker and woodworking instructor Tim Rousseau covers the basics of frame and carcass mitered joinery

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A Greene & Greene Bedside Table

A Greene & Greene Bedside Table

Last time I showed a new project for our woodworking class - A Writing Arm Chair. This week I'm showing a second new project for class - A Greene & Greene Bedside Table. It shows many of the standard...

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Make a Splined-Miter Picture Frame Without Clamps

Make a Splined-Miter Picture Frame Without Clamps

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Using string and wooden blocks to clamp miters makes it easy to align corners too- unlike traditional clamps.

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Federal dining table by Duncan Phyfe

Federal dining table by Duncan Phyfe

Exact replica of historic 20-ft. dining table owned by Martin Van Buren

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Create a Cut List From Your Model

Create a Cut List From Your Model

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Once you've got the SketchUp model for your project detailed, you might be ready to head off to the shop. But maybe you'd like to know how much wood you'll need and how large the various parts are...

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