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West Penn Hardwoods, a company that specializes in exotic wood imports, has discovered a “Tree of a Lifetime” on a farm in the jungle of Brazil. The 1,000+ year old Pequiá tree had been dead for over sixty years!

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Khi pull 200

When the last cookout is history and it’s time to move “indoors” and on to fall home and shop projects, Woodcraft suggests that you consider adding some new tools to your collection for easier home improvements and repairs. 

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Edge

When you look at the furniture nearby, those decorative edges were probably created by a router.  You can make furniture, doors, boxes and other projects without a router, but they’re hard to beat when you want to add detail and take your project to the next level. 

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Do you ever get confused about what type of glue to use?   Many glues claim to stick anything and everything together.  It can be hard to say which is best for a specific job.  Here are some of the more common glues and their uses.

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Glue

Choosing glues can be confusing.   If you are trying to sort what type of glue to use for a specific application, these here are some typical glues used in woodworking and around the home.

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Blades

If you have a skill saw, table saw, power miter saw or a radial arm saw in your workshop, the day will come when you will need to replace the blade.  It’s a lot like the tires on your car – you don’t give them much thought as long as they function.  But over time, performance degrades and eventually you just have to replace them.

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Tanos 600

Bringing order to a daily routine often requires creative solutions. Let Woodcraft lend some assistance with handy products for storage and transport that make organizing shops, kitchens, bathrooms, craft rooms, and even job sites that much simpler.

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Partschisel

Buying your first set of Japanese Chisels should be a very exciting time in a woodworker’s journey. It means you have stepped up your skills and are dedicated to finer techniques.

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Camillaoil

Camellia Oil is a natural light oil extracted from camellia seeds that is pale yellow and mostly odorless.  

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Dozuki

The main difference between a Japanese saw and a western saw is that Japanese saws cut on the pull stroke versus the push stroke.  There are many types of Japanese saws – one for every cut you will need to make.  In most toolboxes, you will see three types of saws: Ryoba, Dozuki, and Kataba.

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