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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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STL 67: Ask a Rocket Scientist Returns

STL 67: Ask a Rocket Scientist Returns

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Our fabled "Ask a Rocket Scientist" segment returns as we pay homage to a super-sharp Fine Woodworking reader

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Time to Build a Drill Press Table

Time to Build a Drill Press Table

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That scrawny little table that came with your drill press just isn't going to cut it

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A Writing Arm Chair

A Writing Arm Chair

Next week our woodworking classes begin their Fall session. I'm working up a new chair design for the class, a Windsor Writing Arm Chair. I found this beautiful piece in a book by John Kassay, "The...

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This Built America: The Great Alaskan Bowl Company

This Built America: The Great Alaskan Bowl Company

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Handmade wooden bowls crafted in the heart of America's last frontier.

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Latticework on a Chinese Cabinet Door

Latticework on a Chinese Cabinet Door

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Drawing multiple openings for things such as divided light windows and doors, face frame grids or the latticework on the doors of this antique Chinese cabinet can be a very tedious process. Maybe...

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STL 66: SawStop Gets a Slider

STL 66: SawStop Gets a Slider

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This week we get a live report on new tools and machinery at the International Woodworking Fair, plus our tips on getting a serious start in furniture making.

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New Tool News from the International Woodworking Fair

New Tool News from the International Woodworking Fair

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Get the scoop on the latest tool and machinery releases from General International, SawStop, Triton, Lee Valley, and more!

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Esherick Museum is a woodworking mecca

Esherick Museum is a woodworking mecca

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The Wharton Esherick Museum, just outside Philadelphia, preserves the amazing house and studio of this forefather of the studio furniture movement, just as he left them when he died in 1970. For furnituremakers, it is a must see.

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A Coffin - An Exercise in Angles 2

A Coffin - An Exercise in Angles 2

Last time I introduced the Coffin and its complex angles. I showed the early design process of the model, and developed the bottom shape, the Foot End and the Side. I explained that the design should...

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Mortises in Round Legs--Trim and Keep

Mortises in Round Legs--Trim and Keep

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Generally, when I create SketchUp models of furniture, I like to get the bulk of the modeling completed and then go back and add joinery. As I've demonstrated in many of my blog posts, I make the...

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