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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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STL 65: Wicked Workshop Tips

STL 65: Wicked Workshop Tips

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This week: our quest to help listeners build the best workshops possible

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UPDATE: The Creative Woodturner by Terry Martin

UPDATE: The Creative Woodturner by Terry Martin

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See who won a copy of The Creative Woodturner

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Festool Domino Accessories for Imperial Woodworkers

Festool Domino Accessories for Imperial Woodworkers

More on working with the Festool Domino's imperial measurement system

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Inlaying Pearl, and Abalone

Inlaying Pearl, and Abalone

    Cutting out the Pearl and Abalone and inserting into this marquetry panel was a little time consuming but very enjoyable. Using basically the Window Method for cutting in veneer. Cutting out...

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A Coffin - An Exercise in Angles

A Coffin - An Exercise in Angles

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This simple looking box, can turn out to be a challenge in SketchUp and in the shop. The angles create the difficulty, particularly in corner joinery - in this case being dovetails. The video shows...

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The Most Incredible Table Youll Ever See

The Most Incredible Table You'll Ever See

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Just try to wrap your head around this engineering marvel

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John Lee: Extra Texture with a Twist

John Lee: Extra Texture with a Twist

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Irishman John Lee builds furniture that combines impeccable craftsmanship with bold innovation in forms and texture. This audio slideshow presents a peek into his processes.

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Centering the Festool Domino on Imperial Based Materials

Centering the Festool Domino on Imperial Based Materials

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Learn how to get around the Festool Domino's one caveat for U.S.-based furniture makers

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