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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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Students turn a $15 table into $2,000

Students turn a $15 table into $2,000

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Two students at the Chippendale International School of Furniture, in East Lothian, Scotland, beautifully restored a 1940s pine table that they rescued from the top of a bonfire.

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Amazing sculpture puts marbles in motion

Amazing sculpture puts marbles in motion

Karl Hale builds "kinetic sculptures," beautiful works of wood that combine an artists's eye with an engineer's mechanical genius. This one, called "One Eternal Round," makes marbles climb, fly, and follow labyrinthine tracks in an endless dance.

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Substitute a Texture for Geometry

Substitute a Texture for Geometry

Sometimes the models I draw have repeated details that can be very tedious to draw. Unless I need to show that detail up close, I will consider using a texture material instead. In a blog post I made...

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Woodworking in an Old Shop

Woodworking in an Old Shop

Philip Lowe gets to work like an 18th century woodworker

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STL 64: Lie-Nielsens Epic Open House

STL 64: Lie-Nielsen's Epic Open House

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Matt Kenney on his visit to Lie-Nielsen's annual open house event, Smooth Moves, Tool Bombs, and your woodworking questions answered

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A Shaker Oval Box - Remaining Parts, Stage 3

A Shaker Oval Box - Remaining Parts, Stage 3

This video shows the completion of parts to a Shaker Oval Box #5. Stage 1 and 2 videos showed the creation of the Box and Top Bands. There are several more parts required including those used during...

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5 things that helped me cut better dovetails

5 things that helped me cut better dovetails

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Here are the 5 things that have helped me improve my dovetails the most.

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Porter Cable Recalls 100,000 Production Routers in U.S.

Porter Cable Recalls 100,000 Production Routers in U.S.

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Recall due to electric shock hazard

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UPDATE: Finishing Wood from Fine Woodworking

UPDATE: Finishing Wood from Fine Woodworking

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See who won a copy of our newly released Special Interest Publication: Finishing Wood

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Beautiful woodworking videos from around the world

Beautiful woodworking videos from around the world

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The Wood Culture Tour has visited four continents to show how wood is a profound part of every culture in the world. This video visits a family of marionette makers and puppeteers in Slovakia.

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Adventures in Banding

Adventures in Banding

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Making barber pole banding is a lot easier than you might think

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Vancouver Gallery to Open

Vancouver Gallery to Open

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Oden Gallery is an online only gallery representing 12 talented woodworkers. They are so talented in fact that most have been in Fine Woodworking magazine at one time or another. Anyway, Oden Gallery...

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A Transition from Leg to Stretcher

A Transition from Leg to Stretcher

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While perusing some of the used furniture sites, I came across a mahogany coffee table designed by Edmund Spance and manufactured in Mexico in 1953. I modeled this coffee table loosely after that...

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STL 63: The Micro-Sized Workshop

STL 63: The Micro-Sized Workshop

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Can you still build quality furniture in a workshop shoehorned into an apartment?

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Tour the Shop of a Marquetry Master

Tour the Shop of a Marquetry Master

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W. Patrick Edwards, winner of SAPFM's 2014 Cartouche Award for lifetime achievement, has been recreating centuries-old techniques at his San Diego shop for more than 30 years now. The shop also contains his American School of French Marquetry, and is home to woodworking wonders that Edwards refuses to let us forget.

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A Shaker Oval Box - The Cover Band, Stage 2

A Shaker Oval Box - The Cover Band, Stage 2

This is Stage 2 of a series on the Shaker Oval Box Size No. 5. My last post showed the development of the finger shapes, the two bands, the elliptical shape, and the lower box model. In the following...

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Gary Rogowski on how woodworking fulfills him

Gary Rogowski on how woodworking fulfills him

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Woodworking provides a needed escape from high technology

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