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Intuitive thickness gauge for turners
This is the SketchUp model I drew when I created the plans for Michael Robbins's Contemporary Desk which is featured in the current issue of Fine Woodworking Magazine. In the…
Good lighting is an integral part of any workspace, and it gets even more important as we grow older. When I purchased my bandsaw I was offered an optional plug-in…
A well-tuned machine makes woodworking safer and more accurate, and makes your shop time more enjoyable
Upholstery might seem intimidating at first, but making a comfortable seat cushion is well within the skillset of any woodworker. In this video series, upholsterer Michael Mascelli takes you through…
Using tools usually relegated to firewood preparation, David Fisher starts with a log and turns it into a bowl that's refined and beautiful. Known as one of the masters of…
Modeled after a Stickley bed, Kevin Rodel’s version features a Glasgow-style inlay, pierced carving, and tapered posts
For many, the North Bennet Street School toolbox serves as a badge of honor, but for the instructors at the school, the toolbox is an important teaching tool that covers…
Nothing exemplifies the quality of an accomplished and experienced woodworker better than the full command of handplanes. In this online video class, teacher and furniture maker Mike Pekovich leads you…
Watch as Michael Cullen shows you how to build his bandsawn boxes that are quick to make, requiring no measuring, no joinery, and almost no planning.
Watch as master furniture maker Kevin Rodel shows you how to build his elegant interpretation on a classic Limbert design.
Scrap the legs and learn to build a pedestal dining table that's just as strong
Learn how to build a Queen Anne Lowboy and earn your stripes as a period furniture maker
A router in a table is often simpler and more stable to use than a handheld router. Whether you choose a basic MDF square with a router attached to it…
Learn the basics of how to veneer wood in this three-part video series, including softening and rough-cutting veneer, laying out veneer patterns with mirrors, and sawing, steaming, and gluing up…
With a stout base, thick top, and abundant tool storage, this is one bench you’ll never outgrow
Learn the basics of woodturning by crafting five unique projects
Michael Pekovich demonstrates advanced grain matching and milling techniques while building a beautiful side table from a single cherry board in this Video Workshop series.
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In the final episode of this series, Bob demonstrates how to cut tenons on the router table, which is a great solution for those who don't have a tablesaw
Megan Fitzpatrick explores the history behind the Knapp dovetailing machine, one of the first machines to efficiently manufacture first class drawers
A clever way to re-create a vintage joint
The angled joinery where the posts and seat rails meet is one of the challenges of making a Chippendale chair. Steve Brown tackles it with the aid of two ingenious jigs that simplify the process
The combination of angles and curves in a Chippendale-style chair can seem complex, but the techniques needed are not out of reach
Peter Lutz demonstrates jigs he uses so that he can work safely and accurately, building a coopered basket with sides that cant outward
Peter Galbert uses a curved card scraper as a shaping tool to fair curves and dial in complex shapes on chair seats
Philip Morley tackles the challenge of working with small parts by starting with long blanks that will each produce two pulls
In this episode, Bob creates accurate and repeatable mortises that will make quick work of any cabinet door
Peter Lutz demonstrates the jigs he uses to make handsome stackable trays that are light, and strong
In this episode, Bob demonstrates the subtleties of working the edges of a board with a router table
In this episode, Bob demonstrates tips and tricks to get your fence and bit set exactly where you need it
In the final episode of this video workshop, Matt takes on the aging workhorse of the FWW shop, the twenty inch planer
In this episode, Matt gets the tables of the hollow chisel mortiser lined up perfectly, for perfectly in line mortises
In this episode, Ellen sets up the 14-in. bandsaw, a FWW shop favorite
In this episode, Matt tackles the frustrating task of setting the jointer knives, finishing off the jointer setup
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