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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool - Saddle T-Square

Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool – Saddle T-Square

Measuring and Joinery Layout Since the beginning of man, we have been creating and building things. Early measuring devices probably consisted of a stick or length of animal hair but as time has progressed, we are not at an age of remarkable tools. Whether you are building a bench for your porch out of 2×4’s […]

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CNC Ideas | Custom Stair Treads with the ShopBot MAX CNC

A little goes a long way! We hooked up with a few builders in the area and when they finish a home they always contact us for a custom stair tread. These little details make a home sale a little sweeter. The builder going the extra mile to add a few of these little items […]

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Bosch GCB10-5 Deep Cut Band Saw Review | 4-3/4" Depth

Bosch GCB10-5 Deep Cut Band Saw Review | 4-3/4″ Depth

Corded Affordability The Bosch Power Tools GCB10-5 deep-cut band saw is a corded band saw that features a 10 Amp motor with variable-speed settings from 100 surface feet per minute up to 380 surface feet per minute.  The Bosch GCB10-5 has a cut capacity of 4-3/4″ and weighs only 14.5 pounds.  The LED light can […]

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Rockler Miter Fold Dado Set Demo and Review

Rockler Miter Fold Dado Set Demo and Review

Drawers and Boxes are Everywhere! Whether you are getting something out of your kitchen, bathroom vanity, garage shelves or your TV cabinet there is a darn good chance you will open a drawer. These drawers are technically boxes and boxes are found all around as well. Not so much wood but boxes are the go […]

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Makita 18v LXT Cordless Biscuit/Plate Joiner Review

Makita 18v LXT Cordless Biscuit/Plate Joiner Review – XJP03Z

What are biscuits for in woodworking? Biscuits offer excellent alignment and measurable strength in a woodworking joint. A biscuit joiner makes a matching shaped mortise in the two pieces of wood that are meant to be joined together. A biscuit is a small pre-manufactured piece of wood that goes into the mortise aligning the two […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool | DF 500 Offset Base System

You can make the Festool Domino even better! The Festool Domino is a fantastic tool that is a game changer in the woodworking shop and on the job-site. It gives the user the ability to use loose tenon joinery on their projects or job-site in a fraction of the time it takes traditional mortise and […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool | Parallel Guide System

Breaking down sheet goods Whether you are in a large production shop or a small one stall garage breaking down sheet good material is always a chore. Larger facility typically have some pretty fancy floor panel saws but the smaller shop needs to find the space to break their sheet goods down. They can have […]

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Kobalt 24 volt MAX Brushless Circular Saw

Kobalt 24 volt MAX Brushless Circular Saw If you were at Lowes and walking down the power tool isle, the Kobalt’s circular saw in the 24 volt MAX lineup would catch your attention. It boasts some pretty spiffy specs at an affordable price. We tested the circular saw on a out-feed table project and during this […]

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Festool Domino Joiner DF 500 Q Review – 574432

Loose Tenon Joinery Loose tenon joinery is similar to a mortise and tenon joint with the exception that the tenon is not apart of your material. It is a separate piece of stock that fits in between two mortises, one on each piece you are trying to join together. With “loose” in the joinery name, […]

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Woodpeckers Story Stick PRO 96 Review

What is a story stick? A story stick is a simple device that is often build with simple materials and construction methods. They simple tools allow the user or multiple users the ability to layout various marks at determined intervals. As long as the story stick isn’t damaged or the marks changed, the user can […]

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Build a Stout Bandsaw Resaw Fence From Scrap

Cut it in two! Resawing is an operation where you split your material in two pieces. It is typically cut right down the middle but not always, you can have a larger board and only need a small sliver of it. Resawing is a great way to make use of thicker material when you need thinner […]

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Shop Made – Table Saw Miter Sled for Perfect Miter Joints

Miter Joints Miter Joints are very common in woodworking and can sometimes have a intimidating impressions, especially to a beginner. They are not hard to do but tricky to setup. There are two things  you need to have a successful miter joint. One, you need to have the two cuts equal 90 degrees. It is common […]

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