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How To Make a Wine Rack With Your CNC Machine
By George Vondriska on June 28, 2022

Give your bottles of wine a special place by making this wine rack with your CNC router.  It’s made from ½” plywood, has an epoxy accent and relies...

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Five Woodworking Tips for Complex Builds
By Paul Mayer on June 27, 2022

Woodworking glue-ups can be complicated, which causes stress for many woodworkers.  The risk is that you are unable to complete the assembly before...

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Five Woodworking Jigs and Fixtures For Bandsaws, Tablesaws, and Routers
By Willie Sandry on June 15, 2022

What are the top jigs and fixtures used in a well-equipped woodshop?  In addition to a solid assortment of quality power tools, you’ll want to...

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How To Use Grain Filler To Improve Wood Finish
By Paul Mayer on June 13, 2022

When finishing a porous hardwood such as oak or walnut, the open pore structure can cause your final surface to appear coarse and rippled rather than...

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Woodworking Joints For Cabinet Drawers
By Willie Sandry on June 6, 2022

If you build furniture long enough, you’ll encounter a need to build drawer boxes.  Want to tackle a home renovation involving cabinets?  You’ll need...

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Common CO2 Laser Materials 101
By Jim Diederich on June 1, 2022

Most of the laser jobs that I work on are either done on wood or on plastic. I would also say that these are the two most common choices of materials...

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Five Tips for Starting a Woodworking YouTube Channel
By Paul Mayer on May 30, 2022

In a recent blog, I presented some reasons why I think you should consider starting a YouTube channel to share your woodworking with the world.  If...

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Three Reasons Why You Should Start a Woodworking Channel on YouTube
By Paul Mayer on May 2, 2022

If you’re like many woodworkers, you occasionally watch a woodworking video on YouTube and say to yourself “I could do that.” You might even say “I...

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Dry Your Own Lumber
By Willie Sandry on April 25, 2022

One of the biggest boons to sourcing hardwood lumber has been my lumber kiln. Before having the ability to kiln dry my own lumber, I was reliant on...

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Finishing Tips From Wood Turning Pro Michael Earley
By Paul Mayer on April 18, 2022

I recently had the opportunity to attend a finishing seminar that was led by renown artist/woodturner Michael Early. Michael produces some of the...

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