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Table Saw Safety: Guards & Splitters

Table saw safety is critical for every woodworker. Bruce Kieffer’s table saw safety article explores options for aftermarket and shop-made table saw guards and splitters. Be safe and saw often!

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Shop Accident Statistics & Woodworking Safety

We all know that shop safety is important. Despite everyone’s efforts to be safe there will be a projected 61,380 shop accidents each year. Check out the stats to see how various tool stack up in shop accident numbers.

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A Super Simple Table

If you’re looking for a cool last minute gift, or just a great project, this table is for you. Incredibly, it can be made it about one hour!

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Premium Sanding Blocks Make Short Work of Surface Prep

This article explores two products that improve both the quality and performance of hand sanding: The Preppin’ Weapon by Time Saver Tools and the SandDevil by SandDevil USA. Do they take the drudgery out of hand sanding?

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Measuring Wood Glue Assembly Time

How much time do you have from the moment you apply glue until the time when the glue cures to the point where you cannot or should not make further adjustments? Paul Mayer measures the range of assembly times on a number of woodworking glue products. You might be surprised by the results…

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Why I (Finally) Bought a Festool Domino

WWGOA Contributing Editor Paul Mayer builds a lot of furniture using mortise and tenon joinery, and recently invested in a Festool Domino joiner. Paul explains why he refrained for so many years, and what finally compelled him to take the plunge.

6 Tips for Cleaning Up Glue Squeeze-Out

6 Tips for Cleaning Up Glue Squeeze-Out

Whenever you clamp a woodworking project together, some glue is bound to squeeze out between the pieces. Tom Caspar shows you six ways to minimize the mess.

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Make A Bottle Opener that Pops

Does your bottle opener lack pizzazz? This clever opener features contrasting strips of woods, a curvaceous shape, and uses a coin as the bottle opening mechanism. As an added bonus, an embedded magnet catches the cap after removing it from the bottle.

See George at The Woodworking Shows

See George at The Woodworking Shows

Want to know more about cabinetmaking? If so, you’ll want to check out what George Vondriska will be teaching at The Woodworking Shows this season.

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A Beautiful Ring Box

Weekend woodworking projects don’t get much easier than this! Tom Caspar shows you how to make a simple wooden box in only a few hours using scraps of wood. No special hardware is required—just one screw.

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Make Your Own Magazine Storage Box

Time’s a wasting! Bruce Kieffer shows you how to build these great last minute gift magazine storage boxes. Make one, or make a bunch.