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Cedar and Steel Chalk Board Frames | Build Video

Cedar and Steel Chalk Board Frames | Build Video

Chalk Board Frames The same client we made the cedar and steel tables for are back again! They purchased a couple chalk board slabs from an old school and they want a matching frame. The clients establishment has a theme and decor that would remind you of an urban city. Exposed I-beams, concrete floors, man-hole […]

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Is An Evaporative Cooler Right For My Shop? Our Portacool Jetstream 260 Experience

How an Evaporative Cooler Works Before you jump to the conclusion that an evaporative cooler will not work for you, let’s take a minute to understand how they work and some of the situations they work best in.  Evaporative cooling occurs all around us every day.  A great example is when you step out of […]

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DEWALT 4200 PSI 4.0 GPM Direct Drive Pressure Washer Review | DXPW4240

DEWALT 4200 PSI 4.0 GPM Direct Drive Pressure Washer Review | DXPW4240

Serious Water Pressure We are always looking at a new and improved version of a tool.  Sometimes it is a new battery power tool with more power or an upgrade for more user protection.  In this video and article we take a look at a DEWALT 4200 PSI 4.0 GPM Direct Drive Pressure Washer that […]

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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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What Gauge Nailer for Woodworking?

What Guage Nailer? So you are making good progress on collecting the tools needed for woodworking, but you are getting closer and closer to the point making the decision on what guage nailer to buy.  Doing it by hand is not working and your nailset, no matter how careful, will usually miss one or two and wind […]

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Shop Tip: Flush Cut Dowels with a Chisel Dowel

Flush & Smooth! Many woodworking joints can be made stronger with dowels.  In many cases, these dowels as to the decor of the project, but the dowels need to be flush cut with the surface to look good.  This process can be intimidation as you risk cutting into your perfect work piece with the saw or chisel […]

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Paper Towel Holder – Small Woodworking Project Plans

Paper Towel Holder Building something yourself and using it everyday is a very gratifying experience.  Our video on building a small paper towel holder is just a start to some of the projects that we will walk you through in the near future.  This project can be easily modified for looks and to do what […]

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Installing Ceramic Tile Instructions

Preparation for Tile Home improvements can be fun, stressful and life changing, but also very rewarding if you do them yourself.  In our 3 part series we walk you through installing ceramic tile and give you the tips you need for a successful installation with little stress.  We encourage anyone completing a home improvement task […]

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BORA Saw Plate Review

BORA Saw Plate & WTX Clamp Edge Guide The Bora Saw Plate is designed to work with the Bora WTX Clamp Edge, but it can be used with almost any straight edge up to 3.5″ wide.  The Bora Saw Plate allows for a more precise cut because the circular saw cannot drift off course. The Bora Saw Plate […]

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