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How To Make a Jig for an Inside Corner Glue Scraper

By Kevin Turgeon Posted: 04/19/2015 6:04PM

I made this quick jig for removing dried glue from an inside corner. It's at an angle and reversible to get all the way to the bottom of a box. Because the glue will soak into the wood fibers just scraping at the surface won't prevent it from impacting finishing.


Trending: Solid Wood Edge Gluing How-to, CNC-ing Solid Doors

By Bill Esler Posted: 04/09/2015 10:40PM

Most viewed lately: Preparing solid wood joints for edge and face gluing. Also popular: Short of walnut for a countertop, Scott Wunder shows how to stretch supply to make thick boards from thin ones. Plus hanging furniture, and Grabski's CNC.


How To Make A Thick Countertop Out Of Thin Wood

By Scott Wunder Posted: 04/02/2015 4:16PM

As walnut ran short for a countertop project, Scott Wunder took the offcuts to create a thick profile edge. Here's how he made a thick-edged countertop out of thin wood.


How to Optimize Woodworking Production Using Tooling Technology

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 04/02/2015 11:32AM

Optimizing cutting tool productivity in the woodworking shop were listed in a webcast, “Tooling Technology: Solutions to Optimize Productivity.” This includes use of dust extraction hoods, and tooling geometries and compositions to cut material faster with greater yield, and less down time.




How to Prepare Solid Wood Joints for Edge & Face Gluing

By Jaye Schroeder Posted: 03/31/2015 12:07PM

Here are some simple steps to help ensure strong and durable edge-and-face joints for well-built furniture and cabinetry.


How to Order Hardwood Plywood by the Panel

Posted: 03/24/2015 9:49AM

Here’s a common scenario on the shop floor: sometimes you are in need of one or two hardwood plywood panels, or maybe even just one panel with a high-end specialty veneer. What do you do?


How To Transfer a Photo to Wood

Posted: 03/22/2015 7:40PM

To transfer a photo to wood, start with a laser photo print, apply a transfer gel and follow these directions.


How to Handle Shou Sugi Ban Char-Finished Western Cedar

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 03/21/2015 1:26PM

CharredWood.com sells shou sugi ban finished Western Red Cedar siding, a very traditional West Coast cladding, which is naturally resistant to damage from UV and weather, insects, rot, decay, and fire due to its high tannin content and scorched surface.


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