The Woodshop Shed

adventures in woodworking and home maintenance, from my shop in an oversized backyard shed

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Let's Cut Some Wood!

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There are lots of jokes about things you can just stare at for hours without really engaging your brain. Cat …The post Let's Cut Some Wood! appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Dust Off Your Sandpaper to Extend Its Efficacy

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Whenever I hand sand with a sanding block, and also often when I use an orbital sander, I keep a …The post Dust Off Your Sandpaper to Extend Its Efficacy appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Here's an Alternative Way of Applying Stain: Spray and Leave Unwiped

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The usual way of applying stain is to apply a wet coat and wipe off the excess before it dries. …The post Here's an Alternative Way of Applying Stain: Spray and Leave Unwiped appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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There's a great future in plastics think about it.

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Mr. Robinson saw the signs in 1967, and I lived it in the 70's building restaurant fixtures and lots …The post “There's a great future in plastics … think about it.” appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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What to Do When Disaster Strikes - Part 357

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One of my woodworking instructors years ago liked to reassure students by saying “Anyone can build furniture, but it takes …The post What to Do When Disaster Strikes - Part 357 appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Improve Your CNC: Introducing Grids

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Video: How I use a grid system to make digital woodworking easier CNCs are wonderful machines. For woodworkers who want …The post Improve Your CNC: Introducing Grids appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Build a Router Bit Storage Case - I Can Do That!

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I am happy to share my latest I Can Do That! build with all of you! In this episode, I …The post Build a Router Bit Storage Case – I Can Do That! appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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An Economy Tri-bolt for Folding Stools

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Three-legged folding stools need a tri-bolt to allow the legs to fold in and out. Years ago, Tandy Leather offered …The post An Economy Tri-bolt for Folding Stools appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Milling Your Own Lumber Series Starts Today

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Milling your own lumber gives you total control (beyond what nature provides, of course) over the wood that you'll use …The post Milling Your Own Lumber Series Starts Today appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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A Non Oily Lubricant for Drilling and More

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Most lubricants are associated with oil, wax and grease, substances that are hard to remove from wooden surfaces. When drilling …The post A Non Oily Lubricant for Drilling and More appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Oil and Wiping Varnish Finishes: How Many Coats Should You Apply?

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The instructions for applying oil and wiping-varnish finishes are usually to wipe or brush on a wet coat, wait a …The post Oil and Wiping Varnish Finishes: How Many Coats Should You Apply? appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Woodworking Outside the Shop

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Finding a paying job as a woodworker is one of those tricky negotiations. Working in a woodworking business or owning …The post Woodworking Outside the Shop appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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A Visit to the Wharton Esherick House

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This summer I spent a couple of weeks driving around the East Coast delivering furniture, giving talks related to English …The post A Visit to the Wharton Esherick House appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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For Accurate Angles, Go to the Chalkboard

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Laying out accurate angles on your work is critical. So it's funny to me that we spend $100 on a …The post For Accurate Angles, Go to the Chalkboard appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Control Your Lumber: Mill Your Own

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Back when I was a young woodworker (shortly after the exit of the dinosaurs) I had a general acceptance of …The post Control Your Lumber: Mill Your Own appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Universal or Patternmaker's Woodworking Vise

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Some call it a Patternmaker's vise, others name it a Gunstock Carving vise, and the luthiers among us, obviously, refer …The post Universal or Patternmaker's Woodworking Vise appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Can Soap Flakes Go Bad?

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I'm a big fan of a soap finish for certain projects. It doesn't provide a lot of protection to wooden …The post Can Soap Flakes Go Bad? appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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You Can't Ruin Your Woodworking Project With a Finish

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I was having a phone conversation earlier this week with an amateur woodworker who told me that he hates finishing …The post You Can't Ruin Your Woodworking Project With a Finish appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Post your English Arts & Crafts Project Pics!

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One of the rewards for writing articles and books about woodworking is seeing what readers do with your designs–or in …The post Post your English Arts & Crafts Project Pics! appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Skip the Fancy Digital Indicators for Machines

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I'll probably get in trouble for this one, but here goes. Don't waste your money on the digital indicators that …The post Skip the Fancy Digital Indicators for Machines appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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A Custom CNC for Designed for Digital Woodworking

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In this video, I take Popular Woodworking readers on a tour of my custom 38″ x 72″ x 10″, twin-spindle …The post A Custom CNC for Designed for Digital Woodworking appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Welcome to October

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In the October issue of Popular Woodworking (on newsstands and at shopwoodworking.com now), you'll find a bunch of great …The post Welcome to October appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Use Technology to Eliminate Bugs in Reclaimed Wood

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Commercial bought lumber, such as the one found in lumber yards and in the big-box stores is almost always guaranteed …The post Use Technology to Eliminate Bugs in Reclaimed Wood appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Heat Marks on Catalyzed Varnish Finishes: These Can Be Impossible to Remove

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I got a call from a long-time client asking me to come by and see if I could fix the …The post Heat Marks on Catalyzed Varnish Finishes: These Can Be Impossible to Remove appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Use Technology to Eliminate Bugs in Reclaimed Wood

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Commercial bought lumber, such as the one found in lumber yards and in the big-box stores is almost always guaranteed …The post Use Technology to Eliminate Bugs in Reclaimed Wood appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Use Rosin to Tighten up Your Band Saw

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No matter how nice your band saw is, it's still a fussy instrument with a lot of settings that are …The post Use Rosin to Tighten up Your Band Saw appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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A Cheap Bench - The Art and Craft of Cabinet-Making

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Its been a year and a half since I moved into my new home in Cincinnati. Before the move, we …The post A Cheap Bench – The Art and Craft of Cabinet-Making appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Woodworking is Easier Here

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When people choose where to live, they often look at the quality of the schools, the cultural amenities, the traffic …The post Woodworking is Easier Here appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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I Can Do That! A Labor of Love

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We've just finished shooting the eleventh episode of Season 4 of I Can Do That (a cool router bit storage …The post I Can Do That! A Labor of Love appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Tricks of the Trade: Sander Sharpening Platform

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I wanted to use my benchtop belt sander as a safe and accurate way to grind my hand tools. By …The post Tricks of the Trade: Sander Sharpening Platform appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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