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Group build for Charity

06-30-2015 04:54 PM by Christian Holihan | 0 comments »

The non-profit I started is getting ready to build our 2nd project. The concept behind Artisan Care is to create a chance for woodworkers of all levels to come together to learn and make something greater together than they could on their own, then give it away. Our first project went really well and now we are moving toward build number 2! This table will be delivered to a elderly couple raising their granddaughters in Fairview, TN. Their house was recently fully renovated and is n...

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Saturday in the Woodworking Shop #3: Veneer, Hydraulic Lift, and a Table Reburbishment

06-21-2015 12:15 PM by AndyPitts | 2 comments »

This series follows work in my shop, plus a lot of other interesting and useful insights (I hope that they are useful, anyway ;-). In this video I’m continuing to refurbish a rising top coffee table, I show the Dandy Lift for moving heavy stuff around the shop (really saves my back), and I show the different types and thicknesses of veneers for various purposes in my work. I think you will like it. View on YouTube

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Quick Tips #3: Cutting Curves With A Wide Bandsaw Blade

06-20-2015 06:49 PM by Matthew Morris | 3 comments »

Watch this video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/1X19KMDSYqQ Sometimes I find my Bandsaw Blade is too wide to cut the curve on my piece. In this quick tip I show you a way to get around this problem. Want to know more?Follow the shop on Instagram http://instagram.com/mmwoodstudioLike us on Facebook http://facebook.com/mmwoodstudioVisit the website http://www.mmwoodstudio.com

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Quick Tips #2: Cleaning Your Bits and Blades

06-20-2015 06:43 PM by Matthew Morris | 0 comments »

To watch on YouTube go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qHN-4Y0LXI In this quick tip, I talk about keeping your bits and blades clean to help prolong their life and continue to give you clean and crisp results. Want to know more?Follow the shop on Instagram http://instagram.com/mmwoodstudioLike us on Facebook http://facebook.com/mmwoodstudioVisit the website http://www.mmwoodstudio.com

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Quick Tips #1: Using Both Sides of a Bit at a Router Table

06-19-2015 05:43 PM by Matthew Morris | 4 comments »

Did you know you could use both sides of a bit at the router table? In this quick tip I show you how. Watch this on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/ZFRw-4V_qNY Want to know more?Visit the website http://www.mmwoodstudio.comFollow the shop on Instagram http://instagram.com/mmwoodstudioLike us on Facebook http://facebook.com/mmwoodstudioSubscribe to my YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/mmwoodstudio

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The USA is only one of three countries which don't approve of metrication

06-18-2015 02:05 PM by Don "Dances with Wood" Butler | 23 comments »

Metrication, or metrification, if you will, is now in use all over the world with only three holdouts. They are Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) and Liberia and the United States.As far back as the 1800s metric standards were considered as the basis for a worldwide standard.SI as it is known (short for Le Système International d’Unités) is actually being practiced by many manufacturers and service companies in the US. and metric measures are now recognized in the common market place. A...

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Weekly Shop Update #5: Dog Bowl Stand, Hanging Tool Cabinet, Guest Build & More

06-15-2015 10:28 PM by wdwrkr631 | 2 comments »

Hello Everyone,New shop update video now on YouTube. This episode we talk about the dog bowl stand, the hanging tool cabinet build, Our guest build in September & more. Here is a link to the video. Check it out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZClVhPMyqQ

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Not always wood #1: PVC Pipe Stool with some woodworking.

06-13-2015 11:38 PM by Nighthawk | 0 comments »

PVC Pipe Stool with some woodworking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UM82xM8cwf4 Even though my Youtube channel is known as ‘Wacky Wood Works’ the first line on my about page reads, “Making simple projects with wood, plastic, metal, fabric, cardboard & anything else. Simply making stuff. Most projects are made purely off the cuff and only have a general idea how it will turn out.” So basically just generally making stuff. Although wood will be my most co...

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Hand or Power #1 - Squaring Rough Lumber - Pros, Cons and Tips for Each Method

06-13-2015 11:15 AM by Guy Dunlap | 3 comments »

In this show, Mitch and I discuss the pros and cons of both the hand tool and power tool method for squaring a board from rough lumber. Power Tool Method – https://youtu.be/7YMEPC6xuDEHand Tool Method – https://youtu.be/QNImD4-CHUI As always, I welcome your comments and questions! https://youtu.be/0mnLyBMtae8

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Hand or Power #1 - Squaring Rough Lumber - Power Tool Method

06-11-2015 02:14 AM by Guy Dunlap | 6 comments »

In this video I show to take a gnarly piece of walnut and get square 4 sides (s4s), the starting point for any woodworking project. After you watch this, take a look at Mitch’s video with the link above. In a few days, we will be releasing another video that talks about the pro’s and cons of each method along with some tips and tricks. If you have an idea for another round of Hand or Power, please leave a comment below or use #handorpower on Twitter Mitch’s Hand Too...

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