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Smart Jars Product Review

Durable hardware organizers lock to pegboard for ultimate customizability
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Electronic Cutters: Not Useful For Veneer, But…

As I mentioned in my editor's note in the Fall 2013 issue (Issue 52), I had high hopes that I might be able to cut ...
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Never Fail Blade Chart

A quick chart to determine which blade to use for common projects...
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Ceros 6" Compact Electronic Random Orbital Sander

Full-featured sander is worth the price ...
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Easy Mini-Chuck Use

Mount a 1/4"-diameter socket to the side of your workbench to make changing bits quicker. ...
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Stack-Cutting Compound Projects

A thicker blank and two front-­view patterns will increase your compound-cutting production....
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Attaching Blanks with Toothpicks

Instead of glue, tape, or metal brads, I use wooden toothpicks to hold a stack of blanks together. Wooden toothpicks will not scratch your saw ...
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Preventing Clogged Spray-Can Nozzles

Spray-finish nozzles that refuse to spray, spray sideways, or spit and sputter cause frustration and can ruin a project.  To prevent this, I always remove the ...
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Convenient Finishing Station

K&M of Virginia has combined standard painter’s pyramids with a lazy Susan-style turntable to create a complete finishing station for small- and medium-sized projects. The Finishing ...
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Inexpensive Self-Adhesive Paper

Instead of paying for expensive self-adhesive paper or 81/2" by 11" labels, I make my own from a roll of clear or white shelf liner ...
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Mark Duginske
Mark Duginske is a fourth generation central Wisconsin woodworker. He makes his living as a woodworker, designer, writer, and inventor. He was formally a contributing editor to Fine Woodworking Magazine and now writes for a number of magazines. His work has appeared in Fine Woodworking, Fine Home Building, The Design Book, Americana, Chicago Magazine, Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Woodsmith, Wood Shop News and Wood News. His restoration work in the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park, Illinois has appeared on This Old House and the PBS Frank Lloyd Wright Special. He has 8 patents on woodworking tools and a number of patents pending. He is the author of 10 books. He has done two videos for the Taunton Press. more