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To secure a board to your workbench without a standard vise, all you need is a pair of round dogs (in matching dog holes, of course) and a wooden wedge.
When outfitting my shop in preparation for the show, I made a few extra cabinet bases and placed them along the wall.
Woodworking tips from Tommy Mac!
An upcoming job requires ripping a lot of bevels on the table saw, a process I’ve always found challenging. What’s the best approach to the operation?
Ripping a knife-edge bevel of less than 45° is challenging because you can’t feed the board on-the-flat since the blade won’t tilt that far.
I recently read a drill press review where the writer complained that there was no place on the machine to store the chuck key.
I use a lot of steel wool for rubbing out finishes. Like many woodworkers, I buy the stuff in rolls.
A mitered box looks best when the grain runs uninterrupted around the corners.
Two cures for stripped heads and snapped shafts
Quick-and-easy cosmetic surgery
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