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How To Make A Wooden Bowl Using A Wood Lathe

How To Make A Wooden Bowl Using A Wood Lathe

A simple wooden bowl is one of the most beautiful things you can make on your wood turning lathe.  They make useful decorative additions to your home as well as thoughtful and sentimental gifts for your loved ones. In this

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High Tech Woodworking: Is It Worth It?

High Tech Woodworking: Is It Worth It?

Technology is constantly improving. We’ve gone from the days of dialup to self-driving cars and innovative AI. But do these help or hinder the Woodworker?

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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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