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Barnboard Quilt Photo Contest

Submit your photo of a barnboard quilt for a chance to win a Titebond glue bundle! ($130 value) One winner will be selected at random. Make sure to invite all your woodworking friends to participate, the more the merrier! Submit your barnboard quilt photo through September 30th, 2020 to be eligible to win. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States or District of Columbia, age 18 or older. For Official Rules click here https://bit.ly/3guQgJu. Entries must be received between 12:00:01 AM CT on 09/01/2020 and 11:59:59 PM CT on 09/30/2020. Void where prohibited by law. Sponsor: TN Marketing LLC.

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Wood Carving Disc for your Angle Grinder

Add a power wood carving disc to your angle grinder, and you can open up a whole new world of woodworking project possibilities. But if you’re new to this game, the dizzying array of product choices might leave you more puzzled than excited. Let me take some of the mystery out of the process and help you choose your first power carving disc.

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Turn and Carve a Spouted Bowl

This sweet little spouted bowl with handle will be a fun skill-building project, taking your bowl turning skills and adding a bit of flair by incorporating some basic carving techniques using a die grinder and rasps. For the carving purist, traditional carving tools can be used as a substitute, making for a more serene creative process.

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Upgraded Safety for an Older Table Saw – Introducing Shark Guard

If you have ever operated a table saw without proper safety equipment in place due to the quality (or lack thereof) of your stock blade guard, or the hassle of installing and removing it, then the Shark Guard after market blade guard might be of interest to you. The Shark Guard provides a manual riving knife, a high-quality Lexan blade guard, and customizable dust collection to virtual any table saw.

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Fuming Tent Construction

Kitchen ammonia is too weak to efficiently fume your woodworking projects. However, working with 26-30% ammonia can be dangerous. This fuming tent construction plan provides a safe environment to fume your Arts & Crafts furniture. It’s easy to assemble and knocks down to put away when not in use.

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New Product: Yeti Smart Bench

Every once in a while, I come across a tool that makes my jaw drop. The Yeti SmartBench, $5,995, is a great example. It’s a portable CNC that’s capable of cutting 4’ x 8’ sheets. What looks like an aluminum sawhorse or scaffold is a fully operational, small footprint, portable CNC router. Broken down, the…

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Product Review: Slab Stitcher

Cutting bowties into slabs, cookies, tabletops… is quite the rage. Slab Stitcher has created a complete package for this process that includes the required templates, guide bushing, router bit, AND the bowties. Complete starter kits as shown here range in price from $80 to $115. A handful of companies make templates. What’s unique about Slab…

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Cool Products from AWFS

I love going to tool shows. I attended AWFS 2019 in Las Vegas, and here are some of the great products I spotted while I was there. Hollowing Chisels and Wire Burning Kit Easy Wood Tools is ready to help you turn smarter, not harder. They’re Mini Hollower Set, $286, is designed for smaller-scale hollow…

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