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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Looking for the perfect gift for the woodworker in your life? With Father’s Day right around the corner, this is timely. But whatever the event, your favorite woodworker is certain to love these gift ideas.

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Porter Cable Pin Nailer and Pancake Compressor Combo

I blame it on Norm. Ever since I saw him “shoot a couple brads to hold things together until the glue dries” some 15 years ago, I have been fascinated with pneumatic nail guns. I feel almost superhuman as I drive 2+ inch nails into rock maple in a split second, perfectly countersunk, and without…

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Essential Workshop Tools 6-DVD Class Set with Caliper & Angle Gauge

Bundle: Essential Workshop Tools 6-DVD Class Set with Caliper & Angle Gauge With this bundle of six class DVDs and two great tools, you’ll get everything you need to learn in-depth tips, techniques, and new ideas in working with the key tools in any woodshop. You’ll get detailed instruction and are guaranteed to improve your…

Slabwood Nesting Tables

Portable sawmills open up a whole new world to woodworkers. What may be one man’s firewood is a woodworker’s treasure. I remember the first time I hired a sawyer with a portable mill. I had been a professional woodworker for over ten years and I knew where boards came from. But nothing prepared me for…

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Why I (Finally) Bought a Festool Domino

Mortise and tenon joinery continues to serve as the workhorse of furniture construction and, like many furniture makers, it is a critical component of my repertoire. Joinery torture tests prove over and over that this joint is king when it comes to strength and reliability, but a downside to utilizing this joint is that it…

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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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Essential Workshop Tools 6-DVD Class Set (DVD+Streaming Video)

6-Class Set: Essential Workshop Tools (DVD + Streaming Video) With this set of classes, you’ll get everything you need to learn in-depth tips, techniques, and new ideas in working with the key tools in any woodshop. You’ll get detailed instruction and are guaranteed to improve your skills and productivity with a table saw, router table,…

A Guide to Veneering Wood: Part 3

This is the final installment of a three-part story, each showing a different way of applying veneer to a substrate. The first article showed how to use contact cement to attach veneer to a substrate, part 2 showed using clamps and cauls, and this one explains how to use a vacuum bagging system. I will…

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