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Office in a Closet Part 4: Finishing and Installing

Time to wrap this office project up by finishing and installing the components. Finish and cabinet assembly: Apply finish to all components. I used a water based poly acrylic product to provide a nice looking durable finish. Set cabinets in place. Be sure they are level, and use shims if necessary. Scribe your face frame…

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How to Make a Longbow

For many, traditional archery is a passion. For others it’s just plain fun! Either way, learning how to make a longbow is something that nearly anyone can do, even without an extensive shop or lots of woodworking experience. This story will provide you with an overview of how to make a longbow. Part of the…

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Using a Guitar Template to Build Your First Guitar

Good kits make great guitars and offer plenty of woodworking An article by Steve Scott in Fine Woodworking Magazine September/October 2011 edition I wanted to build an acoustic guitar for the longest time, but was intimidated by the prospect. Although I’ve done plenty of woodworking, the idea of creating the forms for a guitar body…

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