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Tips for Resawing with a Bandsaw

Tips for Resawing with a Bandsaw

If you ever wondered why it’s so hard to resaw large pieces of stock on the bandsaw – you’re about to find out. Engineer/woodworker Matthias Wandel builds woodworking tools out of wood – the kind of tools most of us buy – so we can build stuff out of wood. He’s written a great article […]

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How to Clean Rusty Metal Parts

How to Clean Rusty Metal Parts

If you’re one of those hardy types that enjoys scrounging through piles of rusty metal, looking for useful pieces to recycle, then you’re gonna love this. John Todd likes to make things out of old rusty machine parts – you know, the industrial stuff that’s built to last. Years of experience He’s learned a lot […]

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Make a Right-angle Clamping Jig

Make a Right-angle Clamping Jig

Anyone who’s ever built a cabinet or frame will appreciate the critical need to get everything lined up straight and square. That’s where a jig is indispensible. I made a couple these right-angle clamping jigs last year from a design I found in an old Wood Magazine "Tips, Jigs & Organizers" print publication. It’s an […]

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