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An online source of information for the connected woodworker.

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Podcast #44: 5 Surprising Woodworking Techniques You Didn’t Know About

3/26/2010
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How do you mill a cove in a long workpiece without a shaper? How about jointing a square edge without a jointer? Both of these questions will be answered by Doug Hicks during this seminar podcast. Doug will also show you how to add tapers using a jointer; rout dovetails for dovetail keys on a […]

Duration:01:04:46

Podcast #43: 12 Must-Have Finishing Supplies

11/11/2009
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This seminar isn’t about what you need — it’s more about what you don’t want to be without when you get started on a finishing project. All of them are items that you’ll find yourself reaching for regularly. And having them all on hand at the start of a project is the secret to a […]

Duration:00:58:19

Podcast #42: 3 New Innovations in Joinery

7/30/2009
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Watch demonstrations of three innovative joinery techniques: Miller Dowels, Beadlock Loose Tenon Joinery system, and Domino from Festool. Get the seminar guide here: 3 New Innovations in Joinery

Duration:00:53:45

Podcast #41: Table Saw Set Up & Maintenance

5/12/2009
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It’s hard to underestimate the importance of the table saw in the modern home workshop. It’s great for ripping, crosscutting, cutting sheet goods down to size, and it handles dadoes, rabbets, and grooves with ease. But what if it hasn’t been set up correctly? Then it’s just a big anchor in the middle of an […]

Duration:00:57:45

Podcast #40: Three Hand Planes Every Shop Should Have

4/17/2009
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I asked associate editor Randy Maxey why hand planes are an important part of a modern woodworking shop? Here is what he told me: “I know a lot of people think I use hand planes just because I’m old-fashioned. The truth is, I love my machines. But if you want to do quality work in […]

Duration:00:56:14

Podcast #39: Building Drawers Using Drawer Joint Bits

4/3/2009
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Phil Huber, a senior editor for ShopNotes magazine details in this seminar all the steps necessary for building a sturdy set of drawers on a router table. First, he’ll demonstrate how to build drawers using a specialized drawer joint bit in just two simple steps. Then, for those of us who choose not to buy […]

Duration:00:45:36

Podcast #38: Tips for Working with Plywood

11/4/2008
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Ready for a kitchen remodel complete with all-new cabinets? Finally building that entertainment center? Or are you just wondering how to cut a sheet of plywood down to size on your table saw? Then this seminar is for you. There is no doubt that working with plywood can be a challenge. According to Dave Stone, […]

Duration:00:53:55

Podcast #37: Turning Tools — Sharpen Your Skills with Sharp Tools

9/23/2008
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Keeping your turning tools sharp — before, during, and after a turning session is extremely important. Brian Simmons prefers the Wolverine system from Oneway, using their grinding jig with the vari-grind attachment to put a fine edge on his turning tools. If you’ve seen earlier seminars presented by Brian, you know that he constantly uses […]

Duration:01:14:54

Podcast #36: Hand-Cut Dovetails with Robby Pedersen

8/4/2008
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Robby Pedersen has spent almost 20 years teaching cabinetmaking to young people. His shop and showroom — RVP~1875 — in Story City is a destination stop for school children throughout central Iowa. Before starting his business making reproduction furniture, Robby ran the period cabinet shop at the Living History Farms in Clive, IA. During this […]

Duration:00:57:39

Podcast #35: Tuning a Hand Plane for Performance

6/18/2008
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If you’ve checked out a copy of Woodsmith or ShopNotes in the last couple of years, you may have noticed that articles about hand planes and their use have been showing up a little more often. That’s mostly because we have an editor who takes an active interest in promoting their usage — Randy Maxey. […]

Duration:01:04:02

Podcast #34: 7 Must-Have Shop-Built Table Saw Accessories

5/7/2008
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If there is one power tool that lends itself perfectly to accessories it’s the table saw. Things like push sticks and stop blocks can make using a table saw more efficient and safe. And, auxiliary fences for the miter gauge and the rip fence prevent chip out and protect the factory fence from being damaged. […]

Duration:00:50:13

Podcast #33: Quick & Easy Joinery

3/26/2008
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If I had the time, I’d build every project with hand-cut mortise and tenon or dovetail joinery. But that’s not a very realistic goal, nor is it necessary. There are plenty of joinery methods out there that can be made both quickly and easily. During the seminar podcast, I’ll talk about three of my favorite […]

Duration:01:01:39

Podcast #32: Router Table Tips, Tricks, & Techniques

2/15/2008
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Doug Hicks doesn’t just go through the motions when he presents a seminar. With all his years of woodworking and teaching experience, he really provides a wealth of knowledge and know-how. During this seminar podcast, Doug will explain why a router table makes a router even more versatile. His tips for buying or building a […]

Duration:01:09:35

Podcast #31: Selecting Lumber for Great-Looking Projects

1/14/2008
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Great looking projects don’t just happen — they’re made. It takes a lot of time and effort to come up with the best looking lumber to create a project that really stands out. Dennis starts the seminar by discussing the differences between “hardwood” lumber and the stuff you’ll find on the racks at the lumber […]

Duration:00:46:24

Podcast #30: 3 Basic Router Bits/17 Moldings

12/17/2007
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Phil Huber proves you don’t need a drawer full of router bits to make a huge variety of moldings. In fact, during this week’s seminar he talks about how he used just three bits, 1/4″ and 1/2″ round-over bits and a 1/4″ core box bit, to make 17 different moldings.To make some of the profiles […]

Duration:00:43:55

Podcast #29: Top 5 Shop-Built Router Jigs

12/5/2007
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Jig plans for cutting circles, adjustable dadoes, and a flush trim jig are included in this week’s Woodsmith Woodworking Seminar Podcast. Bryan Nelson will also give the low down on how to build a hinge mortising jig and a unique router table sled that holds narrow workpieces firmly while routing across end grain. Check out […]

Duration:00:56:15

Podcast #28: Oils and Varnishes

11/12/2007
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How many times have you overheard somebody make this comment? “Finishing is my least favorite part of woodworking. It’s so hard to figure out the difference between BLO and Danish oil and Teak oil, and all the other brands of varnishes and oils available.” I’ve been woodworking for years and I totally agreed with the […]

Duration:01:11:12

Podcast #27: 10 Essential Hand Tools for Your Shop

10/25/2007
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I have a half dozen different squares in my shop. My framing square isn’t accurate enough for fine woodworking. A good try square is plenty accurate, but its uses are limited. The combination square, on the other hand, is one of the most versatile layout and measuring tools in my shop. That’s why it tops […]

Duration:01:04:54

Podcast #26: Turning Pens on the Lathe: From Start to Finish

10/9/2007
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In this weeks Woodsmith Woodworking Seminar Podcast, Brian Simmons will show us the basics for turning pens in hardwood, burls, and man-made materials. He’ll give some tips for preparing the blank, mounting the blanks to a mandrel, and turning the pen. Finally, he’ll wrap things up by sanding, finishing and assembling a pen. Links to […]

Duration:01:11:14

Podcast #25: Using Hand Planes & Scrapers for a Smooth Finish

8/27/2007
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This week, Dennis Perkins, assistant editor for Woodsmith and ShopNotes, is going to give us some pointers on using hand planes and scrapers for a smooth finish. He’ll also spend some time showing us how he likes to sharpen his scrapers during this week’s Woodsmith Woodworking Seminar Podcast. As usual, all of the links to […]

Duration:00:57:15