Jan 242020
 
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One of the top 3 power tools Christopher Schwarz mentions on a recent blog post may surprise you.

There are a few tools that I consider essential to making a living. For me, it’s a three-way tie between the planer, my old 14” band saw and my HVLP system. The planer and the band saw are – I think – obvious choices. The HVLP system might be a bit of a surprise to some.

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Learn more about the Earlex Spray Station

Jan 212020
 
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The NEW Leigh Jig is Here! Now you can get Leigh Jig accuracy and convenience at an affordable price. Just $99 for the Leigh TD330 Through Dovetail Router Jig. Learn more about how the jig works in the videos below.


Jan 162020
 
Stories from Grandpa's Workshop: I Prefer Mine Natural Please
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In his new column in the January 2020 issue of Wood News, Bob Rummer discusses the appeal of natural materials and researches how grain and figure develop. All in an attempt to learn what it is that draws us to wooden surfaces? Beyond the science and the woodworker’s knowledge of what wood grain means, there […]

Jan 142020
 
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The Shaper Origin Handheld CNC Router is a tool like you’ve never seen. It performs many of the tasks of an ordinary router, but with more precision. It performs many of the tasks of a CNC router, but easier and with fewer restrictions. Learn more about the Shaper Origin’s capabilities and how it can revolutionize […]

Jan 092020
 
Fisch Wave Cutter Forstner Bits Tool Review
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Everyone needs to drill holes at one time or another and Fisch Forstner Bits create very clean holes. Jeff Fleisher tried out the Fisch Wave Cutter Forstner Bit – Set of 4 and was impressed by both the speed of cut and the clean sharp edges of the top and bottom of the hole they […]

Jan 072020
 
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If you are looking for some tips on how to use hand tools to flatten a rough board, this video is the one you are looking for. Morton uses his Lie Nielsen 62 Jack Plane with a toothed blade to quickly remove material and flatten the high spots on a large board.

Jan 032020
 
January 2020 Woodworking Poll: Woodworking Resolutions
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With the New Year comes resolutions and what better way to start off 2020 than by making some resolutions specifically related to your woodworking goals. 2.5 years ago I started a step stool project while attending the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Coastal Maine and while many people in the class finished their project, I […]