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Half-Laps at the Bandsaw (Make a Seat Frame)

Half-Lap joints are strong with lots of surface area for glue.  They have many applications in woodworking, but one place I use them frequently is...

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How To Make a Bowtie Inlay Using Templates

Bowties add a beautiful element to your woodworking projects. One of the easiest ways to cut in a bowtie is to use a template kit. The kits come...

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How to Make and Install Great Face Frames the Easy Way

Face frames are a great way to create a professional look for your cabinet, tying together the cabinet carcase and providing visual continuity...

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CNC Cribbage Board with Epoxy Accents

Looking for a cool gift for the cribbage player in your life? This board can be easily designed using VCarve Pro software.   Add a little epoxy to...

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Turntable for Spray Finishing

I like to spray my finishes for all sorts of woodworking projects. Whether the topcoat is shellac, lacquer or polyurethane, spray finishing gives...

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Place Text on 3D Artwork

The beauty of 3D clipart is its complexity. There are few, if any, flat planes. Despite that you can easily personalize 3D clipart by adding text...

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Test Drive - New QuadTec:I Carbide Insert Planer Head on the PX|12 Portable Planer

I recently had the opportunity to spend a few days working with the Laguna PX|12, which is a portable planer that uses the new QuadTec:I...

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CNC: Stop and Restart a Toolpath

Sometimes, in CNC router work, you have to stop a toolpath in mid-path. It could be that you’re called away from the machine, or that the run time...

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Five Tips For Better Panel Glue-Ups

Gluing multiple boards together to form a larger panel is one of the core, essential skills that every woodworker should master early on in their...

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Make a Wooden Spatula

Here’s a great gift you can make on your lathe. The handle of this spatula is turned, and the end is shaped using the bandsaw and sanding. Make...

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