In the final episode of this video workshop, Matt takes on the aging workhorse of the FWW shop, the twenty inch planer
John Tetreault joins Mike and Ben as they answer questions about dowel jigs, biscuit joiners, tricky glue ups, dust collection and their all-time favorite tools of all time
My in laws got a new couch and it came with a bunch of ottomans, which meant there was no longer any room for a coffee table
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In this episode, Matt tackles the frustrating task of setting the jointer knives, finishing off the jointer setup
In this episode, Matt Wajda sets the jointer tables using only a straight-edge and some scraps of paper
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Seven favorite handplanes from a lifetime collection
An elegant approach to design and joinery
A step-by-step guide to creating three distinct period feet for the cabriole leg
Four simple jigs create beautiful joints quickly
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Tim Coleman shows you the four techniques for arranging veneer that he uses most often
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