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A Perfect Circle: Using Circle Cutting Jigs

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in Woodworking |

A circle cutting jig has all the hallmarks of a good jig. It's is easy to use and can be fine-tuned to the specific size you need. Best of all, it's a snap to set up with these tips.

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Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

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Turn Your Own Turning Tool Handles

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Woodworking |

Turn your own handles for your turning tools and personalize them to your needs and style. Make them interchangeable by using ready made ferrules with set screws.

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Skill Building: Using a Shooting Board Part 2

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Woodworking |

Learn the final steps for making a shooting board and how to use it for accurate angles and easy planing.

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How to Cut a Wood Circle With a Circle Cutting Jig

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

Don't be overwhelmed when it's time to cut a wood circle. You can always cut one freehand, but it's not the best option. What about a simple jig that makes great circles every time?

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Router Mortising: Plunge Routers and Bits

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Woodworking |

Router mortising is very practical for small shop woodworking because it is efficient, produces great results and uses a highly versatile tool — the router. Learn about the type of router and bits you need for mortising.

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