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  • How to Sharpen a Spokeshave
    13:40

    The blade on a spokeshave is very small, which can make it difficult to sharpen. But if the spokeshave is going to work correctly, it needs to be sharpened correctly. This video takes you from lapping to the correct grind angle (and how to achieve it) to honing. You’ll see a great trick for producing… Read more »

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  • Finish a Bridal Joint on Tom's Band Saw Fence
    9:38

    When it comes to wood joinery, bridle joints are incredibly strong. One way to make the bridle of the joint is on the bandsaw. It takes correct setting of the fence, scrap pieces, and test cuts, but once you’ve got it set up you’ll find that it’s easy to make a great fitting joint.

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  • Hiding Screw Pockets 007729f_d1e19u_c
    6:51

    Screw pockets are a great way to put projects together, but are unsightly. If the pocket holes on your project are going to show when it’s done, there’s a great (and easy) way to hide them. All it takes is glue, dowels and some hand tools. You can even turn pocket holes into a decorative… Read more »

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  • Making an Electric Guitar - Part 3
    10:46

    Ginny’s guitar is done! In this wrap up video you can hear the guitar’s “voice,” see the completed instrument, and hear Ginny’s advice for aspiring young guitar builders. If you haven’t already, be sure to catch parts 1 and 2 of this three-part series. Related Videos: Making An Electric Guitar – Part 1 Making An… Read more »

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  • Making an Electric Guitar - Part 2
    8:25

    Ginny’s journey in guitar building continues as she moves forward with the electric guitar she’s making for her boyfriend. Get caught up on her progress. Related Videos: Making An Electric Guitar – Part 1 Making An Electric Guitar – Part 3

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  • Making Your Own Sawhorse Desk - Woodworking Project
    1:09:11

    You probably already have sawhorses in the shop. How about adding them to your house? They make a very cool base for a desk. The joinery is elegantly simple. This video will also teach you some great techniques for adding solid wood banding to man-made materials to make the desk top. It’s time to mount… Read more »

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  • Understanding a Starter Set of Lathe Chisels
    10:16

    Are you ready to buy your first set of lathe chisels? Do you need a gouge, scraper, or parting tool? Or all of the above? Here’s some great buying advice that will help you choose your chisels. In addition to learning what chisels you need, you’ll see how the chisels are used.

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  • Lathe Project - Make a Coffee Scoop
    20:25

    Any coffee lover will appreciate this project; a custom turned coffee scoop. The turning process is pretty straight forward, but there are some tricks in mounting the blank and fastening the scoop to the wooden handle. Decaf or regular, this scoop will help keep your coffee habit satisfied.

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  • How to Power Sharpen a Round Lathe Chisel
    9:30

    Once you get the hang of it, sharpening gouges and round scrapers for your lathe on a low rpm grinder is very fast, letting you get back to turning quickly. The sharpening can be done freehand, but you’ve got to master a few tricks to make sure you get the sharpening right. Thankfully, the tricks… Read more »

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  • Scribe on a Face Frame
    2:46

    If two face frame cabinets will be installed side by side or, if the end of the cabinet will be against a wall, it’s important that you leave an overhang on the face frame, called a scribe. This easy to do approach will allow the face frames to close seamlessly against each other, and allow… Read more »

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  • Finished Ends on Melamine Cabinets
    4:17

    There are a lot of benefits to using melamine for cabinet cases. One downside with building melamine cabinets is that you end up with an unfinished melamine face on the end of the cabinet. The solution is gluing a finished face to the melamine face but, since glue doesn’t stick to melamine, there are tricks… Read more »

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  • Using Woodworking Software for Project Layout
    6:04

    When you use sheet goods in your shop how do make sure you’re getting the most you can out of each sheet? It’s relatively easy on small projects, but when you do a large project that uses a lot of sheets, you can burn up a lot of unnecessary material if you haven’t done a… Read more »

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