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Makerspaces—community workshops filled with tools and experts—offer affordable ways to begin or continue woodworking.
Basic sanding processes and techniques with Jim Heavey.
Whether you’re a beginning woodworker crafting a few pieces for your home or a seasoned professional making furniture for a living, this trio of plans will do nicely.
Moving a board across a jointer seems simple enough: Just hold the board down while moving it forward, right? While that gets the job done, it’s the nuances of your movements that get the best results. Here’s how to correctly joint a workpiece to flatten one face and then square an edge to that face.
Understand how these cuts work, and you’re on your way to turning all types of bowls.
Joinery can literally make or break a project. And of all the joints, miters are out in the open for full inspection and must be perfect.
The convenience and availability of ready-to-use lumber from big-box stores make it an attractive option. Learn to find the good stuff, and then how to make it work hard in your shop.
Short on clamps? Use custom-made wedges to draw together glue joints.