Inner tube scraps, clamps, finesse, and patience are all you need for a clean column with four sides of face grain.
Fast-setting glue and sacrificial guides keep your workpiece smooth and snipe-free
Spice up plywood cabinets with solid wood inlays. Spice up solid wood inlays with cleanly cur dado slots
and sometimes I'm open to looking
The absence of an accident does not mean the presence of safety; push sticks are expendable; fingers are not.
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
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.
Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit
One of those things that you keep forgetting how to do, because you don't do it that often
Make a pattern using elliptical sticks, and then use a router with flush-cut bit to replicate onto the big stock
A really simple template, a really repetitive process, and a lot of glue go into this not-so-weekend project.