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Video: Spalt Your Own Lumber: Fungus of the month - Dead Mans Finger and Turkey Tail (part I)

Video: Spalt Your Own Lumber: Fungus of the month - Dead Man's Finger and Turkey Tail (part I)

Learn how to quickly locate Dead Man's Finger and Turkey Tail, the two most prolific zone line producing fungi.

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Build an Interior Door: Part 2 - The Panel

Build an Interior Door: Part 2 - The Panel

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In part two of this blog, we build the panels, insert, and complete the interior door

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Reader Says Mythbusters Missed on Hammer Strikes

Reader Says Mythbusters Missed on Hammer Strikes

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Debate continues on the hazards of striking a hammer on hardened steel

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Shipping furniture- a happy ending

Shipping furniture- a happy ending

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How to ship furniture across the country

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Switchback Bookcase Wins Our Challenge

Switchback Bookcase Wins Our Challenge

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Dovetail joints and a whimsical design earned this bookcase a place at the top.

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My $15.00 Shaving Horse

My $15.00 Shaving Horse

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Making a shaving horse doesn't have to be an expensive or time consuming project.

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UPDATE: DVD Giveaway: Jointer and Planer Secrets by Hendrik Varju

UPDATE: DVD Giveaway: Jointer and Planer Secrets by Hendrik Varju

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See who won a copy of Jointer and Planer Secrets

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Building a Banjo

Building a Banjo

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photos of jigs and processes for building a banjo

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Adding Details

Adding Details

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In the previous blog post, Tim shows how he added some amazing detail to a SketchUp model of a cornice for a bookcase he built. Adding these sorts of details in a SketchUp model can be very useful in...

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Some Turnings are Just More Difficult

Some Turnings are Just More Difficult

I was working with an 18th Century Mahogany Bookcase that includes this complex cornice. There are a number of components in this cornice assembly including the small turned pendants. The pendants...

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Setting up shop: Machine number two.

Setting up shop: Machine number two.

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Which should be the second machine acquisition for your new shop? Here is one woodworker's opinion.

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Placing Components

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Recently I've fielded several questions about how to accurately place components in a model. There's a lot of value in making and saving components of things you'll reuse such as drawer pulls...

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No More Tipping Trim Router

No More Tipping Trim Router

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Trim routers are great tools, but the base is so narrow that they have the tendancy to tip over when milling edges. While one hand holds the router itself and steers, there is not much room to grab...

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Pro Portfolio: Hank Holzer and Judith Ames: Labor of Love

Pro Portfolio: Hank Holzer and Judith Ames: Labor of Love

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Hank Holzer and Judith Ames are shopmates in Seattle. They are also husband and wife. Both have been making furniture since the early 1980s and have developed distinctive styles and loyal followings. This audio slide show presents a selection of furniture by each of them along with their commentary.

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Stick your tools in a shoe?

Stick your tools in a shoe?

Woodworkers have always been good recyclers, but this idea may have taken one step too far.

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Sam Maloof: Reflections on a Master Maker

Sam Maloof: Reflections on a Master Maker

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Listen to this audio slide show with prominent woodworkers reflecting on the life and career of master furnituremaker Sam Maloof, who died in May at 93.

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Vote for the Winner of the Creative Bookcases Gallery Challenge

Vote for the Winner of the Creative Bookcases Gallery Challenge

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Choose the winner of Fine Woodworking's Creative Bookcases gallery challenge. Voting ends Aug. 3.

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UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Encyclopedia of Woodworking by Alan and Gill Bridgewater

UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Encyclopedia of Woodworking by Alan and Gill Bridgewater

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See who won a copy of Encyclopedia of Woodworking

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Setting up shop: Which machine first? And why.

Setting up shop: Which machine first? And why.

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Setting up a new woodworking shop? Which machine should be your first purchase? Here is one woodworker's opinion.

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Bench Cookies in Action

Bench Cookies in Action

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A YouTube video clip of Rockler's new bench cookies in action... a new release by Ralph W. Bagnall of consultingwoodworker.com.

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