• Using Figure 8 Table Top Fasteners
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    Using Figure 8 Table-Top Fasteners

    Figure 8 fasteners provide a great way to attach solid wood tops to furniture bases. This is a method that’ll help ensure the solid wood tops you’re putting on your woodworking projects won’t crack as they try to expand and contract over time. Try them the next time you build a desk or table. They…

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  • Tapering Furniture Legs on a Band Saw
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    Tapering Furniture Legs on a Bandsaw

    Here’s a simple way to produce tapers for furniture legs. No specialized jigs required. Just a band saw equipped with the right blade, and you’re good to go. Related Videos: Making A Tapered Leg Jig Using A Table Saw Laying Out A Two-Sided Tapered Leg

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  • How to Make a Tapered Leg - Four Sided
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    Laying Out a Four-Sided Tapered Leg

    A four-sided taper looks very delicate on a piece of furniture. Follow these lay out rules to make sure the leg looks good, but still has plenty of strength. Related Video: Laying Out a Two-Sided Tapered Leg

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  • Laying Out a Two-Sided Tapered Leg
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    Laying Out a Two-Sided Tapered Leg

    When laying out two-sided tapers for furniture there are some design rules to follow to make sure the legs look nice. This videos provides what you need to know to have nice looking legs. Related Video: Laying Out a Four-Sided Tapered Leg

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  • Drawer Installation Tips
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    Drawer Installation Tips

    Mechanical drawer slides make it easy to open and close a drawer, but you’ve got to insert the drawer correctly to make sure you don’t destroy the slide and end up with bearings all over the floor. Check out these drawer installation tips. Relevant Links: DIY Drawers: Lock-Joint DIY Dresser: Attaching Drawer Fronts DIY Dresser:…

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  • Using Screw Pockets and Screw Pocket Jigs
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    Using Screw Pockets and Screw Pocket Jigs

    Screw pockets or pocket holes are perfect for piecing together the rails and stiles of a face frame. By using a step drill and a specialized screw pocket jig, you can easily create screw pockets on your next woodworking project. Related video: Choosing the Correct Screw Pocket Screw

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  • How to Dish Out a Stool Seat - Woodworking Video
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    How to Make a Stool Seat with Contours for Comfort

    Watch this video and learn how to make a stool seat with a comfortable contour using a rounded router bit and shopmade patterns. In woodworking we call this process “dishing out”– making something concave, like a dish. Why dish out the seat? If you’ve ever had to sit on a flat wooden stool seat for…

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  • Making a Tapered Leg Jig Using a Table Saw
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    Making a Tapered Leg Jig Using a Table Saw

    George Vondriska teaches you how to create a simple custom-dimension tapered leg jig for your woodworking projects that require tapered chair or table legs. He walks you through the building process, demonstrating the proper technique for transferring a cut angle from your leg to the jig, adding a retaining block to the bottom, and attaching…

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  • Creating a Wooden Hinge for a Gate Leg Table
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    How to Make Wooden Hinges for a Gate Leg Table

    Discover how to make wooden hinges for a gateleg table, hinged-lid blanket chest or other furniture projects. Watch as we teach you how to set up your tablesaw with a shop-made fence that guides your workpiece past a dado head blade, creating perfect teeth and sockets. And this wooden hinge is just the beginning. WWGOA’s…

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