Woodworking

How to Coil a Band Saw Blade

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One of those things that you keep forgetting how to do, because you don't do it that often

Router Jig for Clean Dados

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Spice up plywood cabinets with solid wood inlays. Spice up solid wood inlays with cleanly cur dado slots

A Wall Bed That Even Murphy Can Make

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Main sections of the process are broken into 3-5 minute videos and nifty tips are broken out into 30-second - 1-minute video clips below.

A Master Carpenter's Take on Push Sticks

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The absence of an accident does not mean the presence of safety; push sticks are expendable; fingers are not.

Edgebanding Tip: Reveal the Joint with Rabbets

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Edgebanding without sanding: call attention to the joint rather than trying to hide it. Because you won't hide it.

Jobsite Jig for Cutting a Straight edge on a Crowned Board

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An accurate setup made from scraps can help you salvage lumber that is too crooked to frame with but could be great for blocking or furring strips

Unbelievable Process for a Pantry Door, but #WorthIt

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Frank Howarth needed a new door for his pantry, so he turned to some Sequoia slabs that he and a buddy cut up a few years ago. 

And then he made a film about it.

3 Woodworking Tricks

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Marking, cutting, and glue-up tips that you may have forgotten about

Tropical Timbers: From forest-to-framing

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Like farm to table for building materials—a tour of Amazon trees and lumber

Perfect-Width Dadoes: No Math, No Jigs

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Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit

 

Gang-Cutting Perfect Blocks

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Masking tape and a sharp knife are hard to beat for production precision

Cutting Perfect Decorative Ends to Pergola Joists

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Make a pattern using elliptical sticks, and then use a router with flush-cut bit to replicate onto the big stock

 

DIY Plywood Spiral Stairs: OMG

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A really simple template, a really repetitive process, and a lot of glue go into this not-so-weekend project.

Essential Woodworking Jigs

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Four jigs are all you need to set up a mobile cabinet shop

All American Shop Dog

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Happy Independence Day from Romeo, the shop dog, an important member of the team at Hull Historical in Fort Worth, TX