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SAPFMs 2016 Mid-Year Conference

SAPFM's 2016 Mid-Year Conference

An overview of SAPFM's upcoming Mid-Year Conference June 23-27.

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Planning Efficient Lumber Use

Planning Efficient Lumber Use

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Our woodworking group will be making multiple Adirondack Chairs for a Summer Camp dedicated to children with cancer. For a successful project,we will need a detailed and coomprehensive design of the...

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STL 107: Tips Master, Jim Richey

STL 107: Tips Master, Jim Richey

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The guys talk about their all-time favorite Methods of Work of all time, this week. Plus, an interview with Jim Richey, the man who made Methods of Work.

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52 boxes in 52 weeks: Boxes 43, 44, and 45

52 boxes in 52 weeks: Boxes 43, 44, and 45

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Here's the latest box I've made in my attempt to make 52 boxes in 52 weeks. It was the most challenging one yet.

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Drawing An Armrest With a Volute

Drawing An Armrest With a Volute

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Recently I was having a discussion with another SketchUp user about drawing volutes like you would find on the tops of some classical columns. While showing him a way to draw those, it occurred to me...

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Tomas Braverman: Sparkling Spanish Revival

Tomas Braverman: Sparkling Spanish Revival

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Tomas Braverman has been building furniture in the Spanish Renaissance and Mexican Colonial styles for fifty-five years, and this slideshow is bursting with highlights from his remarkable output.

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STL 106: Charles Brock, host of The Highland Woodworker web TV show

STL 106: Charles Brock, host of The Highland Woodworker web TV show

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Charles Brock from The Highland Woodworker chats with the guys. Plus, our All Time Favorite Furniture of All Time... for this week, and questions about miter saw stations, undermount drawer slides, secondary bevel angles, and moving a six hundred pound piece of machinery.

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25 Years and Still Going Strong

25 Years and Still Going Strong

In 1991 eight amateur woodworkers got together and formed an organization dedicated to woodworking. Today, membership in The Northeastern Woodworkers Association (in the Albany, NY area) numbers over...

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A Design Process for a Street Library Box

A Design Process for a Street Library Box

There are numerous methods of design, as each woodworker develops a unique and successful way of creating a project. Many woodworkers start with rough hand sketching that proceeds to detail...

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John Roccanova: Helping others through woodworking

John Roccanova: Helping others through woodworking

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Some people are going to go out into the shop and build something every day no matter what. John Roccanova is one of those people. He realized that his family's needs were covered when it came to his...

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UPDATE: Woodland Craft by Ben Law

UPDATE: Woodland Craft by Ben Law

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See who won a copy of Woodland Craft

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FWW Featured on The Highland Woodworker

FWW Featured on The Highland Woodworker

Fine Woodworking has partnered with The Highland Woodworker this season. Look for our segment "The Finer Points with Fine Woodworking" and interviews with many of our contributing editors and staff.

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Creating and Applying New Materials

Creating and Applying New Materials

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I'm frequently asked how I get the wood grain materials I use in my SketchUp models. I describe the process I use here in Design. Click. Build. some years back and it's probably time to do it again...

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STL 105: Why We Build What We Build

STL 105: Why We Build What We Build

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The guys talk about inspiration and what they like to build and reveal their all-time favorite tool of all time... this week. Plus reader questions on scrapers, joinery, and the changing color of wood.

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Tips for Designing and Being Inspired

Tips for Designing and Being Inspired

In this video I share my personal tips for finding inspiration and how I design.

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A Fluted Column - Music Stand

A Fluted Column - Music Stand

I mentioned in my last blog that the fluting of the tapered column was a challenge, and I went through several scenarios before finding a method that works. Not that this is the only method - I am...

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How Square is Your Square?

How Square is Your Square?

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A beginners pep talk series.

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Woodworking For Kids

Woodworking For Kids

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In this video, I share my philosophy about taking kids out to the shop.

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Cutting Small Parts On The Miter Saw

Cutting Small Parts On The Miter Saw

In this video I share how I safely and accurately cut small parts on the miter saw.

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Trimming Raked and Splayed Legs

Trimming Raked and Splayed Legs

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Back in June of last year I wrote a blog post about a handy extension called Rake and Splay. It makes it easy to correctly layout and draw table legs and other parts that will be angled such as the...

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