Jul 092020
 
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We are often looking for new storage solutions for our workshops. In the July 2020 issue of Wood News, Paul Baker shows us how he has built a wooden crate storage unit that is not only quick and easy to make, but is both stackable and helps with organization.

When you need fast, inexpensive, efficient, modular, and sharp-looking storage, I hope you’ll consider this approach. I’ve probably built 20 or more crates, and my shop looks neat, professional, and welcoming.

Click here to read the rest of Paul’s article on easy storage solutions for your workshop.

Jul 072020
 
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In the July 2020 issue of Wood News, Bob Rummer tells the long woodworking history and changing relationship with his favorite type of wood – mahogany.

Do you have a favorite wood? One that is like an old friend on the woodrack? You pick up a board and look over its grain and colors, and you know what it will feel like to plane it or carve it…Mahogany is one of my old friends.

Click here to read the rest of Bob’s article on his history of using mahogany in his woodworking.

Jul 022020
 
July Poll: Improving Your Woodworking Skills
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Whether learning online or in-person, this month we want to know what are you most interested in learning about woodworking right now? Several of us have found more time in the shop and it’s a great time to learn a new woodworking skill that you might not have had the time to delve into before.

Jun 302020
 
Book Review: Another Work Is Possible
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When our book reviewer, Norm Reid, sat down with Another Work Is Possible, he expected a quality read. As the book is authored by the creator of Mortise & Tenon Magazine, Joshua Klein, it already comes with a degree of credibility. But Norm got much more than he was expecting out of the book: How […]

Jun 252020
 
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In this short video, David Picciuto takes us on a tour of the Leigh RTJ400 Router Table Dovetail Jig. Partner the RTJ400 with your router table and create an excellent solution for accurate routing of through dovetails, single pass half-blind dovetails, and box joints. The RTJ400 also includes built-in features for superior joint fit adjustment […]

Jun 232020
 
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In this 12 minute video, Mike Morton walks us through the easy setup and operation of Leigh’s Super Dovetail Jig. The Super Dovetail Jig provides a way to cut variably spaced through and half-blind dovetails in a variety of material sizes and thicknesses.

Jun 182020
 
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Steve Johnson, the Down to Earth Woodworker, came up with another easy trick for your shop. With a few inexpensive materials, you can make your own magnetic stirrer and make your finishing process that much easier. Click below to learn how!