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How to Make a Box Joint

This is a pretty straightforward video, but it give you a good idea of what you will need to do to make a box joint. A box joint can be a good alternative to a dovetail, and is arguably easier to do accomplish. ...

Make a Homemade Router Table

This video from Scott's Garage shows how to make a router table at home, nice and easy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlvIR1eGuZI Check out his other great how-to videos on his Youtube channel.

Using a Jointer: Quick Tips

In order to get the most quality out of the performance provided by a jointer, follow these tips. Tip 1: Joint Downhill Edge jointing requires that the individual reads the grain for obtaining the correct direction for feeding the stock. This is ...

Make a Wooden Laptop Stand – Watch This Interesting Technique

I like how this guy approaches building this laptop stand. It's a process of cutting out several layers of wood that are then glued together to create a very sturdy yet hollow frame. Interesting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nye3NRyQmj8

Quick and Creative Wood Finishing Tips

Wood finishing is very important to the complete job. It is the last and final step and making the project appear as it should help create a better finish and help keep little mistakes from happening. They also provide easier ways to do smaller jobs ...

Understanding Saw Kick-Back: How to Stay Safe

All saws present the dangers of a kick back. It is fast and can happen in a split second. In order to be protected, it is important to learn the cause of a kick back. What are kick backs? As the saw is spinning, if something abruptly stops the ...

How to Properly Use Ear Plugs

There is not just one hearing protection device that will work on its own. Disposable foam ear plugs will still let sound through and at times are placed in the ear wrong. This will lead to injury of the ear drums. If the plugs are placed inside the ...

Power Tool Maintenance Tips

All equipment should be maintained for a longer performing life and quality performance. There are tips and tricks to follow to ensure that the life of the tool will be longer to save money. It is important to allow for one day of cleaning and ...

Ideal Clamping Pressure for Gluing Wood

When working with wood, at times it can be difficult due to the gluing and clamping process. There are many tips that will aid the woods worker in a wonderful project. Professionals use tips in order to provide a high quality job, and if an ...

Dust Collection Tips for Woodworkers

Dust will create an unsafe environment while an individual is working with wood. It will be left on the ground to provide unsafe walking conditions and create an unsafe air to breathe in. There are ways to limit the dust that flies through the work ...