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How to Build Your Own Pneumatic Robot

How to Build Your Own Pneumatic Robot

If you’re planning on building your own robot, pneumatics can be a great alternative to an electric motor, they are lightweight and low-maintenance …

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Tips to avoid router tearout

Tips to avoid router tearout

Routers can be a woodworker’s best friend. This tool can help you perfect edge profiling with less effort and help you make joinery. On the other hand, router tearout can turn your project from flawless to marred in a matter

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How to sharpen a pocket knife

How to sharpen a pocket knife

A guide to sharpening a pocket knife using a sharpening stone and lubricant

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Captive Nut How to

Router and jigs

Russ and I attended the same router course last year and since then he’s been using his new skills to build gaming chairs. One of the challenges for this was to fitting the nuts into the boards so that they

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Making Space for Your Woodworking Projects

Making Space for Your Woodworking Projects

Workshopshed: Today’s Guest post is from Sandy Morris who tells us of the problems of running out of space to work. Sandy: I heard an interesting but fairly common story about a man living in Oxford who was passionate about

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Use lighting to set the mood in your garden

Use lighting to set the mood in your garden

The summer months are a great time to enjoy your garden but how best to take advantage of the warm evenings. Leila Jones provides some thoughts on how to light your garden. Use Lighting to Set the Mood in Your

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What You Need For An Awesome Decking Project

What You Need For An Awesome Decking Project

Before you can actually begin putting together this awesome new deck of yours, you need to learn the building codes for your local area. You can do this by going on Google and typing in your city and state, and

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Nail Guns for Woodworking

Nail Guns for Woodworking

Workshopshed: The other week when we looked at job estimation, we spotted that time is often the deciding factor in how much a project costs. One way of reducing time is to upgrade your tools. Emily from Pro Tool Guide

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