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Save Your Components

Save Your Components

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I've written a number of times about strategies for working efficiently in SketchUp. One of those strategies is to use components. I've often demonstrated some of the power in using components such...

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Drawer pulls in tight spaces

Drawer pulls in tight spaces

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Recently I had to figure out a way to make low-clearance pulls for drawers installed behind a sliding door.

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STL 53: Bitchin Block Rabbet Planes

STL 53: Bitchin' Block Rabbet Planes

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Block plane debates, the merits of flocking boxes, reclaimed lumber, and more!

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Capture a favorite face in marquetry

Capture a favorite face in marquetry

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FWW author Craig Thibodeau used a photo-editing program to turn his daughter's face into a lovely marquetry panel.

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Dovetails Just Got a Little Easier

Dovetails Just Got a Little Easier

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Setup block simplifies clamping parts for layout.

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Putting a Bevel on a Gouge

Putting a Bevel on a Gouge

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Way back in one of my early blog posts I demonstrated a way to cut the bevel on a gouge. I had a request to revisit the process and unfortunately, or maybe fortunately, the video disappeared before I...

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Make a sled that handles both square and miter cuts

Make a sled that handles both square and miter cuts

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Make a zero-clearance sled that makes both square and miter cuts.

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Looking for something to do this spring (and beyond)?

Looking for something to do this spring (and beyond)?

Looking for something to do this spring (and beyond)? Check out our Woodworking Events listing for exhibitions, symposiums, shows and other woodwork-y things to do. If you'd like to get your event...

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SketchUp 2014 Is Now Available

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Today Trimble announced that SketchUp 2014 has been released. The most obvious changes in SketchUp are the addition of two new Arc tools and a redesign of the 3D Warehouse which makes it easier to...

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Arched-Top Whiskey Cabinet

Arched-Top Whiskey Cabinet

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This beautiful cherry cabinet can "hold it's liquor" in Federal high-style

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A Classic Bench from a Picture

A Classic Bench from a Picture

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In this video, I'll show how I modeled up a classic outdoor bench for the school. The school decided on a picture that I import into SketchUp. I use the "Use as a Matched Photo" option for...

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Woodworking Abroad

Woodworking Abroad

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I returned to the Chippendale International School of Furniture in Scotland for my second year, and I am once again inspired by their mix of traditional techniques, ability to adapt to new situations, and their progressive and unabashed approach to furniture making.

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What Really Happens on a Fine Woodworking Photo Shoot

What Really Happens on a Fine Woodworking Photo Shoot

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FWW contributing editor Roland Johnson plays a mean mandolin

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STL 52: A Hit Man in the Workshop

STL 52: A Hit Man in the Workshop

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Get the inside scoop on weired woodworking road stories, the idea of hiring a hit man for bug-laden wood, and your workshop questions answered.

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UPDATE: Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman by Peter Korn

UPDATE: Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman by Peter Korn

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See who won a copy of Why We Make Things and Why It Matters

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A Woven Cane Seat

A Woven Cane Seat

Once in awhile I need to illustrate elements such as the woven cane seat on this stool designed by Josef Hoffmann. Although the individual canes could be drawn, it would be tedious at best, create an...

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A New Take On Handmade

A New Take On Handmade

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An Ethiopian man builds beyond disabilities.

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Span Trees: A German Craft Tradition

Span Trees: A German Craft Tradition

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A German woodworker's amazing use of a chisel at the lathe and bench.

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A Wooden Hinge for the Stand-up Desk

A Wooden Hinge for the Stand-up Desk

I'm currently building this sculptured stand-up desk in the shop. The construction includes a full-length wooden hinge for the lid. Here is the SketchUp model with the lid closed and openIve...

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STL 51: Used Diapers in the Workshop?

STL 51: Used Diapers in the Workshop?

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How can diapers help you in the workshop? Tune in and find out. Plus, your questions on cold glue-ups, live edge tops, and more.

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