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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Misc: Rules for Articles & Tutorials

    The intention is for this forum to be where articles that forum members write live so that they can be easily found in the future. We're hoping this...

    Started by Beamer, 06-13-2010 3:38 am
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  1. Turning: Pine Cone Bottle Stopper

    OK, here is a pictorial on how I do my Pine Cone turnings. I'll start out with a Bottle Stopper for now, and add in a pen or two as I get some...

    Started by DougB, 06-06-2010 5:24 am
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  2. Turning: how I make a celtic knot pen

    here is how I make a celtic knot the easy way on my mitre saw. You can probably be more acurate on a table saw with a jig but I have not tried it on...

    Started by maverick, 05-21-2011 5:15 am
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  3. Furniture: The Making of a Cabriole Table Leg

    I'm well into making the legs for the first of two Queen Anne side tables and have been documenting most of the process so far, all of which involves...

    Started by Cody Colston, 09-28-2010 11:05 pm
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  4. Finishing: Lacquer dipping

    Note: Please ignore the dates - yes, I'm here from the future... but that's moot right now. :) Lacquer dipping is a simple, pretty straightforward...

    Started by TDHofstetter, 06-06-2010 5:05 am
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  5. Misc: Wood toxicity table

    Wood Toxicity Table 1 Abura/bahia vomiting Dust Rare 2 Afromosia Irritant "Eye, skin, respiratory, splinters go septic, nervous system...

    Started by SDB777, 03-19-2011 4:09 am
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  6. Technique: Molding from Router Bits

    Originally a Porter Cable sponsored ad in Workbench. These were scanned at 300 DPI but uploaded at 72 DPI. If you need a finer resolution for...

    Started by rrich, 07-31-2014 11:11 pm
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  7. Turning: Making a Slimline pen. Warning, lots of pics

    How to make a quality slimline pen using a lathe (and other neat tools). I have heard many times that it only takes 15 minutes to make a slimline...

    Started by DougB, 06-05-2010 4:13 am
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  8. Interview: 10 Questions with Tim Yoder

    Today I have an interview with Mr. Tim Yoder, host of the Woodturning Workshop on PBS. It has been my pleasure to correspond with him to get this...

    Started by Knotty_Pine, 06-06-2010 4:47 am
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  9. Interview: 10 Questions with Roy Underhill

    I recently had the idea (along with some help from my staff) to secure a few interviews from prominent woodworkers. Not only as a thank-you to the...

    Started by Knotty_Pine, 06-06-2010 4:54 am
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  10. Finishing: MINWAX Polyurethane Pen Finish

    This Tutorial explains how I apply my MINWAX Ployurethane pen finish. Les

    Started by Les in Red Deer, 08-18-2010 4:24 am
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  11. Technique: Changing table saw blades safely

    I posted this elsewhere and thought that it may be worth of reposting here. This procedure will work on either left or right tilting saws. Note...

    Started by rrich, 02-26-2014 5:56 am
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  12. Finishing: Dipping Method Pen Finish

    I found this method of apply a polyurethane finish to my wood pen barrels work great for me. Les

    Started by Les in Red Deer, 01-07-2013 2:59 am
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  13. Turning: How To Turn A Spiral Finial

    I saw a tutorial on this at another forum and decided to try one last night. However, it was out of proportion to the vessel I wanted to put it on so...

    Started by Cody Colston, 05-03-2011 10:46 pm
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  14. Joinery: How I make a Mitered Bridle Joint

    143 First, I want to say I have done this joint a total of two times for box lids before doing this tutorial so I am no expert on it by any stretch...

    Started by Gecko, 06-06-2010 4:41 am
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  15. Creating a grape cluster inlay

    This is how I added a simple monochrome grape cluster inlay on the end boards of a mission style baby crib. The crib is all solid cherry so...

    Started by dcarter636, 08-02-2010 1:43 am
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  16. Misc: Shaker Oval Box

    I started my pictorial thinking I was going to use some walnut crotch for the top of the box, and eastern red cedar for the bottom of the box. So as...

    Started by Rob Hull, 12-20-2010 12:52 pm
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  17. Turning: How I Turn A Natural-Edge Bowl

    I was playing in the shop today (read "turning") and thought I would turn a bowl. Since I didn't have any roughed-out, I decided to turn a...

    Started by Cody Colston, 04-29-2011 2:50 am
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  18. Hardware: Drilling and Driving Screws / A logical approach

    Get a set of drill bits, 1/16 to 1/4 in 1/64 steps. That's only 13 drill bits. Then get another set. You will break bits and the second set will...

    Started by rrich, 09-09-2013 8:02 pm
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  19. Furniture: Drawer Box Jig

    A PDF of how I construct drawer boxes to account for slide hardware.

    Started by rrich, 05-20-2012 7:02 pm
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  20. Joinery: Locking Miter Bit

    Strange you should ask... This came through my mailbox just now. Making Lock Miter and Finger Joints

    Started by rrich, 11-19-2011 1:50 am
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