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How to Make Mortise and Tenon Joints with Hand Tools (VIDEO)

06-29-2014 02:21 AM by WoodAndShop | 3 comments »

HOW TO MAKE A MORTISE AND TENON JOINT WITH TRADITIONAL HAND TOOLS This video and article will simplify the process of cutting mortise and tenon joints with only a few traditional hand tools. With a little practice, you should be able to make a mortise and tenon joint in under 10 minutes! The video is a quick tutorial, but the below photos and article will clarify how to make a mortise & tenon joint in great detail: ANATOMY OF A MORTISE AND TENON JOINT: WHAT ARE MORTISE...

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New Life for a Columbian Woodworking Vise #1: Columbian Woodworking Vise Find

02-18-2012 07:09 PM by hhhopks | 3 comments »

I just got back from a woodworking tool estate sale. There were many good buys. I would of purchase a lot more but ran out of money. I spotted this woodworking vise and noticed that it is a quick release. I already got an old vice for the workbench that I am currently building, but it is not a quick release. I thought I would give it a go. I am taking a chance in buying a vise that wouldn’t turn. For $25.00, I don’t think it is much of a gamble. Here’s what I have foun...

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Making a Cello #6: Back at it

10-25-2012 03:38 PM by PhiltheLuthier | 3 comments »

After gluing the C ribs it’s time to glue the upper and lower ribs. The preparation process is pretty much the same as with the Cs except that there is a butt joint where the two ribs come together. This joint is crucial!! Not for strength, but rather for reference and beauty. The latter because once the varnish is on the joint if it’s not perfect there will be a black line, some people put purfling to hide a bad joint. For reference, this joint marks the center line of the instru...

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Episode 65 layout tools

05-04-2010 12:49 PM by kosta | 3 comments »

In this episode I talk about some layout tools. Layout tools are very important because if your cut line isnt straight your cut isnt going to be straight.

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sideboard part 2

06-05-2012 07:23 PM by andyboy | 3 comments »

Getting the job up to most of the carcase being assembled.

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Hints and Tips #15: Another Way to Break Down a Log

10-28-2015 05:21 PM by Dave Rutan | 3 comments »

[Above] This was my last log of elm in which I hoped to find some more spalted wood. The first thing I did was to grab my Australian Bowie knife and strip off the bark. It came off very easily as the log (2 feet long, 4 inch diameter ) had been sitting on the ground under leaves for several years. [Above] Then I put the log in its most stable position on its side and attached a 1×4 to each flank, making sure it was fairly stable and trying to have the boards parallel to the b...

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Beginners Start Here!!! #1: Day 1 Woodworkers Please Start Here

09-04-2015 06:57 PM by TObenhuber | 3 comments »

When I sit back and dream of all things woodworking this image is what I see. Credit to Nick Offerman’s Woodshop (If you haven’t checked it out you should. Very cool dude!!!):http://photos.vanityfair.com/2015/06/08/55761c49ca2dc24e4d26559d_nick-offerman-woodshop-ss19.jpg But my reality is:https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xft1/v/t1.0-9/11949487_1033562810009910_9120745669717242544_n.jpg?oh=7b17151b4d884f3db85bee18bfe24d00&oe=56A9E967 I’m sure you can see a...

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Stool #3: Sorry for the inconvience

03-03-2008 03:22 PM by Woodshopfreak | 3 comments »

Video was too long for youtube. Sorry, working on it now. Should be ready before 5:00.

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The Epic Launch (making)

08-19-2012 07:11 AM by Ian Hawthorne | 3 comments »

Hi All Here is a short slideshow showing a collection of images of The Epic Launch Sit back and enjoy. Cheers Ian

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The Craftsman's Path #49: Modern Saker Table - The Design Process

11-30-2008 06:22 PM by Mark Mazzo | 3 comments »

Deviating from more traditional pieces, I was asked to design and build a table with more modern styling. I started the design process by evaluating the constraints and developing some ideas in my sketchbook before moving on to a more refined design in SKetchup. You can take a look at the latest post on my blog for more details. Thanks for reading!

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