Phillip Sanchez

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Prepare to Be Stumped By This Math Problem Meant for Fifth Graders

Math is hard. Just ask Mumsnet user PeerieBreeks, who posted a ‘simple’ math riddle meant for fifth graders to the parenting website, and ended up …

Retrogaming

An Epic Workbench, Complicated Joinery Made Simple, a New Hardware Invention and More

The Workbench to End All Workbenches<p>WOW. Jesse de Geest finally shows the video of him building his epic workbench, and it's every bit as awesome as …

Brilliant Sanding Tricks from Master Maker Jimmy Diresta

The veteran craftsman reveals tons-o'-time-saving tips<p>Of all the things you'll do in the shop, sanding is often one of the least pleasant tasks. It's …

Woodworking

How to Repair Wooden Furniture Surfaces

Cracks and gouges are a common problem on wooden furniture, especially if the piece is old or is excessively used. Some basic restoration techniques …

These 3 Best Wood Rasps will Give You Carpentry Superpowers

At Woodworking in America I made an offhand comment during a lecture that has come back to haunt me 100 times since September.<p>I was passing around …

Custom Knife Handle Materials: Manmade

A quick overview is required here. In the United States, the word plastic means "to mold" or "capable of being molded." We also use the word plastic …

Jointers and Other Long Handplanes

6:50<p>When most woodworkers first dip their toes into the world of handplanes, they generally start out with a block plane and a smoother. Longer …

Unlocking the Mystery of Hand Planes

Hand Planes: Unlocking the Mystery<p>by J. Norman Reid <i><br>Delaplane, Virginia</i><p>Like many other woodworkers I decided early on I would be a "Normite" and bow …

Woodworking

ManMade Essential Toolbox: If You Don't Have a Proper Set of Marking and Layout Tools, Now's the Time to Get One

So you’ve figured out what you want to build, bought all the wood, and have a fresh cup of coffee in hand. Now it’s time to start marking lines and …

Woodworking

Ultimate Mobile Workbench

Introduction: Ultimate Mobile Workbench<p>About: After a number of years in Austin, I relocated to New England and have spiraled into a black hole of …

Woodworking

Maple slab table 2

4’ x 7’ maple slab with maple base. Just wrapping up this project in time for the fine furnishing show in Rhode Island. This table will obviously be …

Woodworking

The Difference Between a Woodworking Jointer and Planer

As your woodworking skills expand, you’ll want to consider adding a jointer and a planer to your repertoire of tools. They both treat rough lumber in …

Make An Accurate Dowel Jig From Scrap Wood

Connecting thin pieces of wood together is easy with dowels, which make strong joints. But lining them up can be a tricky process. Make this dowel …

Woodworking

Desk Dimensions

Center stage in your home office will be a desk. Here we'll cover the basic desk dimensions (desk width, depth and height) that we need for designing …

Furniture

3 Easy Steps to Grain Filling

3 Easy Steps to Grain Filling<p>There are both oil-based fillers and waterbased fillers - you can use the former only under oil-based finishes, while …

Woodworking

Filling Wood Grain for Perfect Finishing

<b>McKinney, Texas, woodworker Jim Kull, has been restoring furniture, building antique replications, and doing custom work full-time since he took</b> …

Woodworking

Wood Finishes: What Works When | The Wood Database

[Same as rub-in oils] Walnut, Mahogany, Oak, Cherry (if you’re looking for a darker, richer natural patina with low to mid sheen).<p><b>Fails:</b> [same as …

Build It: X-Brace Concrete Side Table

How to Build a Wood and Concrete Side Table<p>Hey everyone, I’m Jamison from RogueEngineer.com where I publish weekly free and easy DIY furniture plans. …

Woodworking

Fibonacci Gauge

In Issue 173 November 2006 Wood Magazine Fibonacci Gauge. I have been building several small projects mainly boxes. There is nothing more frustrating …

Woodworking

How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

You just bought a new DSLR and you just can’t wait to start shooting great images. But wait, there’s a problem. Your camera somehow can’t seem to …