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    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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  • Dadoes - Get a Perfect Fit Router Table
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    Dado joints are a time-honored approach for case joinery. When choosing to use a router to create this joint, router table setup is critical to creating the perfect fit that you’re after. On a table saw equipped with a dado head you would use shims to dial in the perfect width for your dado, but

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    Have you ever wondered how to make the edge of a board perfectly rounded in a continuous semi-circle? This is called a bullnose edge. Bullnosing on the edge of a shelf or other decorative piece adds a nice stylistic element to any project. With some careful setup, bullnosing can be created efficiently on a simple

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    This three legged stool is a woodworking project that you can complete in no time. Made from contrasting woods (cherry, walnut and maple in this case) it’ll be an attractive and useful addition to any room. Skills required You’ll need to be able to cut a perfect circle for the seat of your three legged

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    Making picture frames is a great way to take advantage of your woodworking skills and, as you make them and give them away, your friends will love you for it. They’re a great gift. If you’ve struggled with making picture frames (or haven’t even tried it) because the prospect of cutting miters makes smoke come

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    Mitered corners provide a great way to put boxes together. Once the box is assembled you might choose to add wooden splines to the joint for a variety of reasons. A splined miter joint is significantly stronger than a miter without splines, and wooden splines can also become a decorative element. How to do it

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  • Cutting Slots on a Router Table with a Spiral Upcut Bit
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    George Vondriska shows you an easy way to cut slots using your router and router table. You can get accurate cuts using a spiral upcut bit which acts like a drill bit and allows you to easily plunge into the material. Making pencil marks on the router table fence lets you know exactly where to

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  • Simple Router Table Push Block
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    George Vondriska teaches you how to make a simple Router Table Push Block for accurately cutting across the end grain of narrow pieces of wood on a router table without blowback or chipping. He likes to refurbish old push pads by scraping off the worn out rubber pad and drilling the plastic handle to a

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  • Tools I Love: Radi-Plane
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    Instead of using a radius or chamfer bit on a router table, George Vondriska likes to use a tool called a Radi-Plane to smooth out the sharp edges of a ripped or jointed piece of wood. This simple tool allows you to quickly get rid of those ugly sharp points on a small piece that

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