Tips And Techniques

How to Cut and Bend Flashing
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How to Cut and Bend Flashing

Here's the best method for getting a factory-quality cut on even the widest coil... More

Scribing Wood to Stone
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Scribing Wood to Stone

An angle grinder does the easy work of hogging out material; your scribing skills... More

Build Your Own Portable Sawmill
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Build Your Own Portable Sawmill

Turn your circular saw into a log-slicing, slab-making workhorse. More

Better Push Pads and Hockey Pucks
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Better Push Pads and Hockey Pucks

A high-friction rubber film and hockey pucks help you work more safely. More

Three-Legged Sawhorse
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Three-Legged Sawhorse

When used in tandem, these sawhorses are plenty strong and have some benefits that... More

Preventing Router Blowout
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Preventing Router Blowout

In this video, you'll learn two quick and easy tips for preventing tear-outs when... More

Dents in Wood? Grab Your Clothes Iron
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Dents in Wood? Grab Your Clothes Iron

Check out this video to learn about one master carpenter’s approach to removing... More

An Ingenious Zero Clearance Insert
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An Ingenious Zero Clearance Insert

Canadian carpenter John Heisz demonstrates how to make zero-clearance inserts for... More

A Homemade 12-inch Jointer
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A Homemade 12-inch Jointer

Using a few parts from an old portable planer, woodworker/engineer Matthias Wandel... More

Kill the Wood for a Better Joint
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Kill the Wood for a Better Joint

In this video you’ll learn two quick and easy tips for better-fitting joints,... More

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