Woodworking

How to Glue Long Miter Joints

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Use tape to clamp and only glue where you have to.

Four Forgotten Woodworking Joints

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First-time attempts at joints this woodworker has never seen before

 

'Floating' Waterfall Coffee Table

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All you need to build this table is biscuits, bowties, Festools, and straight edges...

 

OldSchool Woodworker Chatting it up in his Shop

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"Seventh-grade shop was probably the most fun I had in all my school days. That was kind of the beginning of my woodworking career. Here I am, decades later, still sort of in seventh-grade shop."

—Edward Wohl

The Woodworker: 1940 Vocational Guidance Film

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A film on the many aspects of woodworking that go into building things with wood—including a pre-robot look at technology displacing workers

 

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

 

Woodworking Basics: Wood Expansion and Contraction

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Hey Samurai, Aren't you afraid of expansion and contraction? Samurai: "No, I am not afraid of expansion and contraction, and here's why..."

 

Basic Woodworking Jig for Production Joinery

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"For those of you who don't already know the benefits of using guide bushings on your router and simple templates made out of scrap MDF—here's how it goes."

 

Synthetic Decking for 'Fine' Exterior Woodworking Projects? Yes.

—Steve Maxwell is a home improvement contractor in Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. His website and YouTube page offer many informative videos, articles, and photos.

Composite decking machines smoothly, joins well, and resists weather with the best of 'em.

 

A 'Good-Enough' Way to Build Drawer Boxes

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One way to build drawer boxes fast, efficient, and repeatable

 

New Entry Door Trim Using Old Corbels

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Architectural salvage leads the design direction of a door in need of replacement

 

Japanese Carpenters Assemble a Beam with Incredibly Tight Joinery

Two Japanese carpenters demonstrate the mortise joinery used to assemble a built-up beam. The claim is that the joined beam is as strong as a solid one.

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Instant Joinery Tip for Woodworking and Trim Carpentry

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A secret weapon in the war on loose joints: 2P-10 a two-part glue that dries in ten seconds.