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Video: Buying Router Bits – Popular Woodworking Magazine

I lately went seeking an 1/eight″ slot-slicing router bit that I wanted that day. Home Depot was shut and I left with my bit. However fairly than purchase a single bit, I ended up shopping for a $50 package with 15 router bits. I didn’t want all the bits – already having lots of them – nevertheless it was the one option to get the bit I wanted (it wasn’t being bought individually) and $50 wasn’t a […]

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Video: Pattern Routing Tips – Popular Woodworking Magazine

I really like my routers, and if there’s one router perform that saves me time and hassles it’s sample routing. Whether or not it’s a repeated curve on door rails or intricate fascia work on a bookcase, sample routing is the reply. With the ability to make and refine a single sample after which letting my router do the work on the remainder of the items saves time and just about takes the thought course of out […]

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Make a Japanese Garden Bench in an Afternoon – Popular Woodworking

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Mix 5 2x4s, a handful of screws and a lengthy afternoon to construct a good-looking and durable sitting spot in your deck or backyard. by Christopher Schwarz & Kara Gebhart Uhl My father all the time has had a knack for doing extra with much less. He constructed the primary home on our farm utilizing a Skil noticed, a drill and a hammer. Someday throughout my childhood he constructed a pair of those Japanese-wanting benches utilizing leftover […]

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Wedged Sliding Mortise Gauge – Popular Woodworking Magazine

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Previous & new. Whereas there are various forms of mortise gauges (I’ve various), my favourite is that this two-beam wedged model. I favored it a lot I copied it. Make your personal copy of this precision classic device. by Peter Follansbeefrom the December 2016 problem of Popular Woodworking Even after two years of working alone, I can nonetheless hear the guests to my museum store the place I labored for 20 years: “My grandpa was a carpenter….” […]

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Handy Figure-eight Fasteners – Popular Woodworking Magazine

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I don’t truly keep in mind how way back I found determine-eight fasteners (ten, fifteen years?), nevertheless it was a type of moments once I felt like somebody had answered a want. I used to be fighting how one can connect one thing vertical to one thing horizontal and I needed it almost invisible. Then I discovered the determine-eight fastener. They’re not likely a tip or a trick, extra like somebody displaying you that ice cream is […]

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