Woodworking Joinery

Woodworking Joints and Joinery Videos

Looking for the perfect woodworking joints to complete your wood projects? Check out our woodworking joinery videos. We cover how to create them all from cutting dados to rub joints.

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  • Drawer Joinery Using a Slot Cutter

    Drawer Joinery Using a Slot Cutter

    Here’s an easy way to create a rabbetted drawer lock joint, using only a 1/4″ slot cutter. One set up will do all the joinery and allow you to cut the grooves for the drawer bottom. It’s easy and it’s fast. Here we go! The Bit. This process relies on a 1/4″ slot cutter router…

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  • Template Routed Dadoes

    Template Routed Dadoes

    One of the very first things I learned as a woodworker was to cut dadoes using a router and template. I’ve come to really appreciate the precision of the results, even though the setup and execution are more time consuming than other dado cutting methods. Template routed dadoes are clean, flat bottomed, tear out free,…

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  • Make Better Dadoes on the Table Saw

    Need to make dadoes, Daddy-O? I think the table saw provides one of the easiest ways to do this. There are a couple of limitations, and I’ll cover those later, but when it comes to set up and cuts, I think the table saw is the grooviest way to cut a groove. Here’s some background…

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  • Tenoning Jig How-To

    Tips for Cutting Tenons with a Tenoning Jig Table Saw Tenoning Jig – Tracks in the miter gauge slot of a table saw. Work pieces are clamped upright against the vertical work support plate so saw cuts can be made in the end grain. The distance between the work support plate and the saw blade’s…

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  • Using a Mortiser Auger

    Setting Up a Mortiser

    I remember, distinctly, the first time I used my mortiser. It was SO cool to be able to punch a square hole into a piece of wood, I had to run into the house and drag my wife back out to the shop to see it. OK, making a square hole wasn’t so hard, but…

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    Biscuit Joinery Techniques

    “I am building a wine chest and it uses biscuit joints as the joinery method. This is the first time I have used this method of joinery. Can you provide some information on how to install the biscuits? Specifically, can you address what type of glue I should use, and if clamps should be used…

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  • Creating Through Tenon Joinery for Your Woodworking Projects

    Through Tenons Made Easy

    A Tricky Joint Simplified. Exposed joinery is the perfect blend of form and function. A well-executed joint is not only beautiful to look at but also serves to bond furniture elements with strength and endurance.This article will focus on making a through tenon joint.The through tenon is especially useful for joining boards that are at…

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  • Edge Joint on a Router Table

    If you own a router table, you have what it takes to create perfect edges for glue up. And thanks to carbide cutters, a router table can joint the edges of abrasive man-made materials like MDF and particleboard, something that can’t be done on most jointers (those with steel knives) without ruining the cutters. Woodworkers…

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