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New Feature Alert: Updated Links in Notifications

Just a small upgrade but a worthwhile one nonetheless. The links – in the notifications – to the new posts in discussions you’re following will now take you right to the first new post (comment or reply) since your last visit. No need to...

WoodworkingWeb Awards - Bits & Pieces #2: And the Winners Are ...

Our 7th WoodworkingWeb awards are over and we ended up with 5 entries. I would like to thank you all who participated by submitting entries or voting! Here are the winning creations: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Winner ...

To collect or not collect... There are no question! handtoolscollection

Hi there. I have a small problem, I promised my self never to become a collector, but… My rules are; I can only have one of each. I need to use it, or have the intention to use it at some point. It’s also fair if it’s a really beautiful...

A Trip To My Area Sawmill

Well today I took a trip to the sawmill I get my lumber from and just wanted to share it with you. I went there to pick up some more Hickory for my drawer fronts.

WoodworkingWeb Awards: The Joys of Toys #3: And the Winners Are ...

Our fourth WoodworkingWeb awards are over and we ended with 13 entries. I would like to thank you all who participated by submitting entries or voting! Here are the winning creations: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Winner ...

Clock build (grandchildren) #2: Clocks are getting done

Well here is the 4 Clocks that need to delivered. All the Numbers and names of the customers grandkids are laser engraved to a depth of 1/16" +. Main clock is Maple wraped in Cherry. Two coats of tung oil then in the numbers and names I dripped...

Marquetry Jewellery Box #10: Ten days of cutting, but the end motifs are done.

With the design decided and the drawer front marquetry installed the time finally came to tackle the cutting of the end motifs. This is by far the most ambitious motif I have ever attempted and I can say in all honesty, I wasn’t all that sure I...

My Roubo Bench Journey #20: Straightening Wacky Wood, Battens are my Friends...

The big concern for me when deciding how to re-flatten the stretchers, was how am I going to secure the boards without having any vises? I briefly thought about flipping the workbench over and install the tail vise and then some dog holes. But...

WoodworkingWeb Awards: CURVE-aliciousness #4: And the Winners Are ...

Our second WoodworkingWeb awards are behind us and we ended with 13 beautiful entries. I would like to thank you all who participated either by submitting entries or voting! Here are the winning creations: Winner $100 Cash Prize ...

Workshop safety #1: Workshop fire -- averted . . . and a "whuf" question

In the process of making a jig, I routed a dado for T-track in recycled plywood. Since my trim router was already set up with a ¾” straight bit, I used it – making four shallow passes 9” long and a total depth of 3/8”. After each pass I...