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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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Mike Mathieu Mike Mathieu's father had a lot of hobbies and the biggest lesson Mike learned from him was how to be creative. He enjoys collecting different woods to use in his intarsia projects and has shared his collection with other scrollers by creating a series of intarsia project kits. more