• 8:27

    Setup for Using a Rabbeted Half Blind Dovetail Jig

    Everyone loves the handsome, distinguished look of dovetails, and on top of that they are an extremely strong, durable joint. Half blind dovetails are commonly used in drawer construction, and when overlay doors are desired, a rabbeted half blind joint is used. Using a dovetail jig and router is definitely the way to go when…

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  • Mudroom Locker Plans
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    Mudroom Locker Plans

    Who doesn’t need more storage in their house for items you want out of site when you’re not using them. George Vondriska walks you through beautiful mudroom locker plans. This woodworking project video will demonstrate how to build a locker with a continuous grain front, soft close hinges, hard wood banding and other great features to improve the storage space in your house.

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  • Shop Storage Made Easy
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    Shop Storage Made Easy

    Whether you’re a beginning wood turner or an experienced carpenter, a well-equipped shop should have a storage piece that keeps your tools organized and ready for use. In this month’s woodworking project update, George Vondriska demonstrates the step-by-step process for laying out and assembling a fully customizable storage cabinet for your shop. He gives you…

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  • DIY Bookcase: Cherry Bookcase
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    Build a Bookcase: Cherry Bookcase Plans

    Everyone needs more storage for books, and what could be better than an elegant bookcase (or two) that you’ve made yourself? Our DIY bookcase is made from cherry, and you’ll learn about cherry’s working characteristics, but you can choose any material you prefer for your bookcase.

    While making this project, you’ll learn how to accurately crosscut big pieces, such as the case sides, using a hand-held router and shop-made jig. You’ll also learn about dadoes and rabbets for case joinery, useful for projects such as dressers and kitchen cabinets. A real pinnacle of this piece is the dentil molding. What a beautiful detail! You’ll learn to make this attractive molding using your table saw and dado head. You’ll also see how to precisely miter and attach the moldings.

    Bookcase shelves need to be rigid, and you’ll see how to guarantee that your shelves won’t sag over time. The top of the bookcase is solid wood. We provide you with a great technique that allows the top to be solidly attached to the case, while still being able to expand and contract seasonally.

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