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Shop Talk Live 16: A Lethal Dose of PEG?

Shop Talk Live 16: A Lethal Dose of PEG?

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We answer reader questions and discuss the potential lethality of some woodworking chemistry, with special guest: Ed's dad

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Shop Talk Live 15: Curvy Cabinet Conundrum

Shop Talk Live 15: Curvy Cabinet Conundrum

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This week on Shop Talk Live, we poll readers on our next Video Workshop furniture project and answer woodworking questions.

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Woodworking with Ebony

Woodworking with Ebony

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When it comes to working ebony, hand tools take center-stage

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Shop Talk Live 14: Who Needs Half-Blind Dovetails?

Shop Talk Live 14: Who Needs Half-Blind Dovetails?

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This week on Shop Talk Live, our staffers tread carefully on a touchy woodworking subject: are half-blind dovetails really worth the effort?

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Easy jig for routing through dovetail pins

Easy jig for routing through dovetail pins

One of the things I like about being an editor at Fine Woodworking is that every article I edit is like a one-on-one woodworking class. When it comes to articles that demonstrate a technique, I...

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Avoid Twisted Doors in Your Furniture Projects

Avoid Twisted Doors in Your Furniture Projects

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If your frame-and-panel doors are turning out twisted despite a flush, plumb joint between the door and cabinet side, check your joinery

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Shop Talk Live 13: Where Christian Becksvoort is Shinin on Me

Shop Talk Live 13: Where Christian Becksvoort is Shinin' on Me

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This week on Shop Talk Live, we offer highlights of our first ever Fine Woodworking Live event, with clips from actor/Woodworker Nick Offerman's performance.

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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Project-Part 3

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Project-Part 3

Specialized clamps attach the top and back, as the guitar starts to take shape.

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Shop Talk Live 12: Special Guest Nick Offerman

Shop Talk Live 12: Special Guest Nick Offerman

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Special guests Nick Offerman and Christian Becksvoort join us in this remote edition of Shop Talk Live, from the floor of Fine Woodworking magazine's very first live event.

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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Project - Part 2

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Project - Part 2

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Carving straight grain spruce for the sound braces.

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Shop Talk Live 11: That Sinking Feeling

Shop Talk Live 11: That Sinking Feeling

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On this week's edition of Fine Woodworking's very own podcast, we answer your woodworking questions, reveal our own building blunders, and try to divine the future of the craft.

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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Project-Part 1

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Project-Part 1

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Follow along for my first Weissenborn style guitar project.

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Shop Talk Live 10: Handplanes for a Desert Island

Shop Talk Live 10: Handplanes for a Desert Island

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This week on Shop Talk Live, our editors dive into a little "workbench tech" and answer your questions on a variety of topics.

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How to Mortise Brass Ring Pulls

How to Mortise Brass Ring Pulls

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Beautiful brass ring pulls are worth the extra time spent producing the perfect mortise

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Make perfect square pegs with real strength

Make perfect square pegs with real strength

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I recently found a way to quickly make and install square pegs that transition to a round body, for the best combination of strength and good looks

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Making a Crematory Urn Box, Part 2

Making a Crematory Urn Box, Part 2

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Use a story stick to design miter key placement, cut the lid from the base and finish the crematory urn box.

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Shop Talk Live 6: On the Pod

Shop Talk Live 6: On the Pod

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This week on Shop Talk Live, finishing expert Jeff Jewitt and FWW editor Asa Christiana take your questions

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Trim Plywood Edging Flush, Simply and Safely

Trim Plywood Edging Flush, Simply and Safely

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Sometimes it's better to bring the workpiece to the router

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Making a Crematory Urn Box: Part I

Making a Crematory Urn Box: Part I

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The same techniques used in building this specialty box can be used in any box-making project

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Cutting and Fitting a Blind Finger Joint

Cutting and Fitting a Blind Finger Joint

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A recent project allows for some funky experimentation with mitered finger joints.

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