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Fred Miller

Canadian Quotes: Fred Miller on power naps, drafting and teaching his daughter woodworking....READ MORE

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Build A Patio Harvest Table

Outdoor Furniture: There’s something about the simplicity of a table, and the joy of sharing a meal with friends around a handcrafted piece of furniture that...READ MORE
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NovelTeak Teaklam Z Grade Panels

Introducing Novelteak Teaklam Z Grade laminated panels from A&M Wood Specialty....READ MORE
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Build a Blanket Box

Furniture Project: Offering much needed bedroom storage space, and a place to sit for a moment, this blanket box design is fun to build, and very customizable to y...READ MORE

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Cherry Serving Tray

Turning Project: A serving tray is a great way to embellish any dining room table. Try different woods for dramatically different results. ...READ MORE
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Quick and Easy Sharpening

Water-cooled sharpening systems that operate at very low speeds minimize your time sharpening, yet produce perfect results every time.VISIT SITE

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Free Easy Gift Plans

Free Easy Gift Plans...READ MORE
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Premium Blades For Precise Cuts

Get clean, accurate cuts on your table saw or mitre saw by using premium blades specifically designed for the job at hand.VISIT SITE
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Chalkboard

Creative Project: Kids love chalkboards, and the bigger the better. Whether it's to play a quick game of tic-tac-toe, or to draw a picture, your children will ...READ MORE

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Lamp Pulls

Wood Turning: Most ceiling fans, and many lamps, come with lower quality, machine turned pulls. They are practical, but they are often far from attractive. So, why...READ MORE
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Tips for Buying or Renovating

Home Improvement: Here are a few of the most critical points to consider when buying a home or deciding to take on a major renovation. There are so many aspects in...READ MORE

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Getting an Education in Construction

Community:  Alberta - Kasandra Bliss has gone through tough times in recent years, but is more determined than ever to see her career in construction come to ...READ MORE
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Build an Electric Guitar - Without the Fancy Tools

Instrument Project: If you’ve ever thought of building an electric guitar but didn’t like the idea of needing a number of specialized tools, we’v...READ MORE
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ā€œCā€ Cab Stake Truck

Here is a cool toy that you can build over a few evenings or on the weekend. For even greater enjoyment build it with a young friend at hand. Leave it 'au naturel' or apply...READ MORE

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Sienci Labs LongMill Benchtop CNC

Shop News: Take your woodworking to the next level with the LongMill Benchtop CNC machine.VISIT SITE
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Board & Batten Wood Siding

Home Improvement: Vertical wood siding is a time-proven, versatile, environmentally friendly, locally available option that requires minimal tools and equipment to...READ MORE
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Precision Panel Sanding

For any woodworker who does a lot of sanding, particularly of shop sawn veneer and wide panels, a drum sander is a godsend.VISIT SITE

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Make a Wood Hand Plane in an Afternoon

Shop Tools: Wooden planes offer flexibility that is unmatched by metal planes. Using the same construction, a plane can easily be made long or short, wide or narro...READ MORE
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Pen Making is Easy and Fun

It’s a relatively easy and inexpensive hobby to get into as it doesn’t require a large amount of space or a vast array of tools.VISIT SITE
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Sanding is a Piece Maker

Turning Techniques: Take the drudgery out of sanding and realize the full potential of your projects. ...READ MORE

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Perfect Holes Need Perfect Bits

Flat curved rims with inside bevels, dual chippers, and a center spur enable Forstner bits to cut perfectly round flat-bottom holes.VISIT SITE
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8 Real Life Shops

Shop Profiles: From basements and crawlspaces to outbuildings and apartments, there’s a shop here for everyone. This collection is about as diverse as can be...READ MORE

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Spiral Cutterheads Outperform

Retrofit your planer or jointer with quality spiral cutterheads.VISIT SITE
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Build a Mandolin Holder

Weekend Project: This holder will keep your mandolin accessible, while making sure it doesn’t get damaged. ...READ MORE
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Langevin Forest Positioning Squares ā€“ 12 pack

Get that job done right with that perfect 90° angle on inside or outside corners.VISIT SITE

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Healthy Clear Coatings: What They Are, How They Work and Why You Should Use Them

Wood Finishing: We woodworkers cover a lot of project styles and applications; but which finish is best for what project? Which will give us the enhancing result w...READ MORE
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How Strong is a Dowel Joint?

Strength Test: Dowel joints are fast, easy and flexible to make, but how strong are they? We put this popular joint through some tests to figure out if they are as...READ MORE
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Demi-Lune Table

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Flags Puzzle

Puzzle Project: It’s rewarding to be able to share your woodworking interests with family, friends, and colleagues during festive seasons. Make a few of thes...READ MORE
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Make a Set of Cam Clamps

Shop Project: Easy and inexpensive to make, these quickly adjusting clamps with non-marring jaws are ideal for a wide range of light duty clamping jobs....READ MORE
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Custom Exterior Stair Stringers

Home Improvement: With a logical approach, and a little know-how, creating custom stair stringers can be an efficient and enjoyable project....READ MORE
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Create New Design Possibilities

Veneers applied to solid wood or sheet stock offer you a whole new world of design options and are very economical.VISIT SITE

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BESSEY GearKlamp

Shop News: With the new GearKlamp, BESSEY moved the handle to make clamping easier.VISIT SITE
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Maple Leaf Bowl

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Fast and Accurate Nailing

Pneumatic and cordless nailers provide a convenient and easy way to speed up the assembly and installation process.VISIT SITE

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Spray Your Way to a Gorgeous Finish

Save time and money, reduce overspray, and get a blemish-free finish with an easy-to-use turbine-driven HVLP system.VISIT SITE
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Titebond Instant Bond CA Adhesive

Provides a strong, permanent bond and is ideal for hard to reach joints or surface areas that are difficult to clamp.VISIT SITE

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Woodchuckle: Christmas Wrap

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Low-Angle Block Plane Review

Tool Review: We tested four models of block planes for you – here is how they fared. ...READ MORE
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Save Space with a Combo

Exceptional quality, unique engineering features, and a small footprint make combination machines a worthwhile consideration.VISIT SITE

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Top 10 Considerations When Hiring a Contractor

Top Ten: It’s rewarding to do a job yourself, but some projects may require special skills that you don’t have. Other projects might be too large ...READ MORE
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Top 10 Tips for Using a Band saw

We know setting up a band saw properly is critical to getting good results from this shop workhorse, but that means nothing without getting into the details. Consider these band sa...READ MORE
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Good Tools Last

Top quality power tools from major brands pay for themselves over time, in improved efficiency and a longer service life.VISIT SITE