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22'' Wide slabs to dining table top

06-27-2015 07:11 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 5 comments »

This is a quick run down of one way to go from rather large Walnut slabs to a beautiful dining table top. By using large vintage woodworking machinery and new world wood working tools I take two 22’’ wide 2.5’’ thick Walnut slabs from rough raw lumber to a soon to be dining table top. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCoSTnI1JpA

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File Chisel Build #1: Part 1: The shaping and grinding

06-20-2015 08:03 PM by Sanderguy777 | 0 comments »

This is my first try at this blog thing so any advice is welcome. I’m sorry for the lack of pics but I thought of posting this after I cut the file. Anyway, I needed a wide chisel and I had a file that was oversized so I chopped it up and started grinding away…. This is the part that I will use on this project. After I had cut it, I thought that I should have measured so that the finished product would span a 2×4. So if you do this, remember to measure…. This i...

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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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Adjusting the under sink drawer

06-20-2015 04:11 PM by ScottM1 | 0 comments »

In my previous post I showed you how you can draw a under sink drawer. In this video I will go over how to adjust the stretchers that make up the trays when you change the drawer box materials and insets.Be sure to like and share this video if it helps you. Thanks for watchingHere is the linkhttps://youtu.be/4VL5gvZcdlY

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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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Tip: Making Fine Layout Lines Clearly Visible

06-19-2015 05:19 AM by DeLayne Peck | 5 comments »

For precision I like to use a pencil with a fine tip to mark cuts lines. When working with dark colored wood and some grain patterns, not to mention aging eyes, I frequently lose the mark. So it’s back to the bench to measure again and find my mark. I’ve found that a dash of white chalk solves the problem. Chalk the line first, pencil your cut line on top. It also puts an end to all the one piece at a time “Run and Cut It.” Now I sit at my bench, concentrate on...

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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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Inset Doors And Texture Match in eCabinets in the cabinet editor

06-11-2015 10:24 PM by ScottM1 | 0 comments »

In This video I will show you how you can make your doors inset doors. Also I will show how to make the face frame display the correct texture when you use a conestoga door that has a wood texture. Then I will use texture match to change the texture of the doors to match the rest of the cabinet.Here is the link to check it out.https://youtu.be/9ncqRo6gTB8

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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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