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Drawing a Compression Spring

The following content is syndicated content. Capture More Dust from Your Router Table Smoothing Plane Tips and Techniques A Woodworker’s Guide to Grain Direction Drawbore Your Mortise-and-Tenon Joinery […]

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Drawing a Live Edge Slab

The following content is syndicated content. August 15th, 2015 in blogs The other day a woodworker sent me a photograph of a live edge slab of walnut. He wanted to know if it could be drawn in SketchUp. Here’s what I came up with.   The image he sent me was a […]

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Armor Tool Peg Table Clamping System

The following content is syndicated content. Take a closer look at the new Armor Tool Peg Table Clamping System. This portable work table features adjustable height legs, built-in outlets and peg holes that work with the Armor Tool adjustable clamping system and other bench dog hole-style clamps.   Original story here. Round Washer Recex Screws […]

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Record Power Scroll Chucks

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American Fabric Filter – AWFS 2015

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Drawing Roundovers on Intersecting Parts

The following content is syndicated content. July 26th, 2015 in blogs This is a model based on a stool designed by Pierre Jeanneret and manufactured in the 1950’s in both France and India. I came across a couple of photos of an original and decided to use it for my morning SketchUp […]

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Milwaukee Announces Digital Tool Platform, Plus More New Tools to Come

The following content is syndicated content. Summer is the season for travel – and for woodworking shows, it seems. One of my summer jaunts this year was to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the Milwaukee Tool media event.  The big announcement at the event — although those of us who were there had to promise to keep […]

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Furniture Drawing Styles – Old vs. New

The following content is syndicated content. July 27th, 2015 in blogs I’m continually interested in furniture drawing styles. I admire many of the older styles (pre-computer) for their beauty and efficiency. It’s hard to imagine how they were able to get so much information onto one sheet of paper. So I attempted […]

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Using Follow Me–Some Setup Considerations

The following content is syndicated content. July 12th, 2015 in blogs Follow Me is one of the most useful native tools in Sketchup for creating complex shapes. If the tools in SketchUp have analogues in the shop, Follow Me can be thought of as a router or shaper as well as a […]

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Turned Cylinder or Paper Towel Roll?

The following content is syndicated content. Hinge Mortises on the Tablesaw Capture More Dust from Your Router Table The Coolest Cutting Board Ever? A Woodworker’s Guide to Grain Direction […]

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