Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'festool'

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On the Workbench #8: Upgrading my Miter Saw's Dust Collection

11-25-2015 05:02 AM by ontheworkbench | 1 comment »

Lately, I had not been very satisfied with the dust collection on my 12” Porter Cable miter saw, and had found a number of people commenting on how great dust collection is on their Festool Kapex. I cannot afford that saw, so I looked it up and found a parts diagram that included a shoe (in my words), or in their words and “apron”, part #4731316 that is used to control dust on the Kapex. After studying the diagram for a while I decided to ordered it from Festool and give it ...

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Fliptop Tool Stand Video

10-01-2015 05:16 PM by GodofBiscuits | 5 comments »

I created a video showing the construction of a Fliptop Tool Stand I built for my planer and oscillating spindle sander. My shop, like so many others is inside a small two car garage with some days feels like a one car garage. Space is not something I have a lot of and because the house I live in is a rental and only temporary, I can’t build cabinets like I’d like and or don’t want to put in the effort to build something that I’ll just have to remove and take apart whe...

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In the wood shop today #40: Festool RO125 - How to replace brushes

05-14-2015 12:59 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 0 comments »

In this video I show you how to change the brushes for a Festool RO125

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Making a Small Stand With The Festool Domino

03-11-2015 01:50 AM by Guy Dunlap | 4 comments »

This is my entry for the 2015 Festool Video Contest. I make a plant stand out of a single board of ash in an afternoon. The Festool Domino made it possible with fast and easy joinery. As always, I welcome your questions and comments!

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My shop #2: (second) Clamp modification

01-31-2015 02:33 PM by Dutchy | 4 comments »

I modified a second clamp. This time for the top of the MFTC. It isn,t the most beautiful one, but it works well. First I made a wood block on the top of the rod and a wood block on the clamp: Here you can see how it is set: After the modification: I was forgotten to tell that I first did some band saw work:

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My shop #1: Clamp modification

01-13-2015 07:49 AM by Dutchy | 1 comment »

Now I,m retired there is more time to reorganize my shop. Ten years ago I made my shop set up. From time to time bought some stuff and reorganisation was more than necessary. One of the things I did was making a bench you could see at In this blog series I want to show some modifications and some things I made the last time. I bought a very cheap clamp (Euro 1,95) and changed it to use as a festoo...

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Bathroom Vanity Commision #4: Bottom shelf, medicine cabinet, and spraying the interior

03-24-2014 08:19 PM by emetric | 1 comment »

As I have mentioned in an earlier post, it was decided early on that we would make the bottom shelf slatted instead of flat plywood. This actually turned out to be a little more challenging that I had hoped. It ended up with 12 slats, originally 14 but I dropped the 2 outer slats because I felt the joinery would be too busy, all connected with dominos to the front and rear rails. I also went ahead and pre-finished this shelf in anticipation of access issues while spraying. This piec...

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Small Wood Project #2: Folding Candle Holder We all Can Make!

11-25-2013 03:35 PM by Austin DenHerder | 4 comments »

Folding Candle Holder ProjectHey Everyone tell me what you think of this new Small project we can do in a day for gifts for the holidays! I have PDF file of this project for those that would like it. Just email me at:

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Projects #10: Edge Banding with FESTOOL - Assembly Table

11-17-2013 05:06 PM by Lance | 10 comments »

Recently I’ve been working on my assembly table, FINALLY!! This gave me a project to try out some of my new Festool products, like the LR-32 system and the MFT/3. I found a cool and hopefully unique way to flush trim edge banding on the MFT with Festool’s Quick Clamps. Hopefully your Enjoy the Video! WATCH IN HD @ 1080P CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE THE VIDEO VIDEO

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Router 101 #1: Router 101 Episode 1 choosing a router.

09-01-2013 07:39 PM by woodcraftBPW | 0 comments »

I started my Youtube channel series router 101 some time ago, and Ep.7 (of 8) is just out. The link for Episode 1, choosing a router can be found here: Please do take a look, comment and like, be sure to check out all the episodes, there are a lot of tips, tricks, and jig making episodes within the full series.

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