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How to Make Wood Stretchers for a Stool

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Woodworking |

Learn how to cut the joinery and shape the stretchers for the Tage Frid-style three-legged stool. The stretchers are made with traditional chairmaking techniques that can be applied to all kinds of chairs.

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Bring on the Fall Fun With 4 New Classes, Now on Sale

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Drawing, Food & Cooking, Painting, Woodworking |

Spice up your autumn with these new classes, available now for limited-time discounted prices!

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Side Rabbet Planes: Do You Really Need Them?

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in Woodworking |

Side rabbet planes perform a limited function but one that no other tool does nearly as well. They accurately widen grooves and dados to create precise-fitting components in fine woodworking. So, you don't really need these tools – that is, until you really need them. And that time will probably come along.

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Making Tapered Legs for a Stool in 4 Steps

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014 in Woodworking |

The tapered, oval-shaped legs are a distinctive feature of the Tage Frid three-legged stool. Learn how to shape them in four steps.

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September Recap: The 15 Most Popular Posts

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You don't want to miss these highlights from the Craftsy blog! See which posts readers loved most in September, discover fun freebies and more!

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What You Need to Know About Working With Paring Chisels

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Woodworking |

Pushed, not struck, the length and other features of these woodworking chisels deliver control and power for precise trimming and fitting. Learn all about how to handle them here.

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