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Make a Log Cookie Coffee Table

Log cookies, also called rounds, can be beautiful. Add hairpin legs, and just like that you have a lovely table.

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How To Make Hand-Cut Bowties

Bowties (also called butterflies) provide a great way to stabilize cracks. Creating your bowties from scratch allows you to make them any size you...

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Get Professional Results with Wipe-on Polyurethane

You’ve poured your heart and soul into a woodworking project, and demonstrated your proficiency in the craft. Now it’s time to put apply a finish,...

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Measuring Tablesaw Dust Collection Efficiency

If you’ve ever wanted to improve dust collection at the tablesaw, knowing how to measure its current efficiency is a great place to start....

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How to Install Inset Drawers with a Perfect Gap

Sometimes a furniture project calls for inset drawers, and it can be a humbling experience to try to install the drawer fronts with a consistent...

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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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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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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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Fairing Strip with Ruby Twine

A bandsaw is the perfect tool for cutting curves for all sorts of woodworking projects. I like to build arts and crafts style furniture, and many...

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How to Prepare Square, Straight Lumber

Many woodworkers build their first creations with a misguided belief that the lumber that they buy from the home center or lumber yard is square...

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