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How to Determine the Proper Dimensions For Your Own Workbench

Forget the manuals and diagrams, use your own body<p>Building your own workbench, or modifying an existing one, to better suit your specific dimensions, …

The Best Oils & Techniques for Finishing Wooden Kitchen Tools

Over the past twenty years of working with wood, I have applied many finishes such as soap, shellac, oil, varnish, lacquer, polyester and polyurethane, and urishi. I have poured finishes, mopped them, sprayed, brushed, burnt, rubbed, and polished. I have even experimented with <i>not</i> finishing wood …

Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #121 – March 12, 2016

Every week I like to share a few things I find interesting. Mostly video content with an occasional website article. All of the content you will find …

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Crazy Dowel Jig that works

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Table Saw Jigs: Build a Table Saw Sled

Get dead-on square cuts and 45-degree miter cuts every time!<p>If you own a table saw, you know it works great for ripping long pieces. But did you know …

Cut Dado Joints Of Any Size With An Adjustable Jig

Dado joints have been used for centuries to build cabinets and bookshelves. Add this joint to your woodworking repertoire using a shop-made jig and …

The Sadl Stool

Small, but so helpful...(with some how-to)

I go through a lot of shop towels.<br>A nice Dispenser was in order.<br>There was one hiding in this ratty old piece of pallet wood 4X and just needed …

How to Cut Curves in Wood

Expert tips for marking, cutting and fine-tuning curves<p>Draw the sides and ends of the trammel. Trace around the base plate and drill holes for the …

​Organize All Your Drill Bits With A Stylish, Modular Wooden Rack

There are not many methods of organizing drill bits that could legitimately be described as sexy, but this Instructables project falls into that …

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Simple Angle Spline Cutting Jig

Resin-inlaid Wood

A non-jewellery post, for a change. We were running a bit short on shelving in the kitchen and wanted somewhere we could store all the preserves …

Building Your Own Workbench

Building a nice workbench is a very important task. Many people have come up with many approaches. DiResta showed us earlier this week how a simple design with solid welded frame could both look nice and possibly last forever. What if you aren’t set up to weld though?<p>Chris Finke built this …

19 Tips for Buying and Using Rough Lumber

Downdraft Moxon Vise

Introduction: Downdraft Moxon Vise<p>What good are your tools if you can't hold your workpiece? I've often struggled to really perform any detail work …

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Milk Paint Recipe - How To

If you love the beauty of antique painted furniture, you can re-create that same pigment-rich, matte-finish look with milk paint—that you can make …

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Hilla Shamia Melds Aluminum With Wood In Her Striking Furniture Designs - The Fox Is Black

Creating surprising combinations in furniture design seems to be the biggest challenge these days. Hilla Shamia, an Israel based industrial designer, …

Tom Sachs' Updated "Love Letter to Plywood"

It was two years ago that we first showed you Tom Sachs' "Love Letter to Plywood" video, and we didn't realize he'd since updated it. The video is …

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Scientists Adjust Doomsday Clock Over Nuclear Threats And Climate Change

Just three (figurative) minutes until the final midnight<p>In a multitude of books, TV shows, and films dedicated to post-apocalyptic fiction, humanity loves to fantasize about its ultimate demise. But back in the real world, the actual apocalypse may be a little bit closer than we all would like to …

Mind blown! Watch this amazing simulation of the Big Bang

Creationists won’t be pleased with this video. Here’s what happened after the Big Bang when our universe was formed<p>Scientists at MIT spent six months creating a simulation of the creation of our universe. The result is a stunning tour de force of supercomputer calculations -- the most detailed, …