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woodpeckers Coping Sled Review

Category(s): Jigs and Templates

Review and instructions for woodpeckers Coping Sled. The bottom line. Awesome product. For those of you who might not know what a coping sled is, (like me in the beginning.) It is a must have item if you want to make raised panel doors on a router t

Bird House Planter

Category(s): plans

###Description: The birdhouse planter when completed is about 29” long. It has a conventional peaked style bird house at each end with a small planter area in the center. The planter area is 4” x 4” x 18” and has two I-bolts near each end for h

Bird house information

Category(s): plans,informational

When constructing (or buying) a birdhouse, there are some very important things to keep in mind: List of 12 items • Make sure that the birdhouse has drainage slots or holes. You don't want any nestlings to drown during a sudden storm. • Make sure

Build a flippy Car

Category(s): plans

I bought a Flippy Car at a craft fair that would be a good gift item or good item to sell. The flippy car is about 3 inches long, 2 inches wide and about 2 inches tall. The little car runs down a slight incline and when it reaches the bottom it flips over

Ladder Desk – A Creation Story

Category(s): plans,informational

Ladder Desk – A Creation Story By Joe Schissler ##Overview This is the story of the creation of a desk that I built for my daughter, Erika. I am writing this to show others, both blind and sighted, that it is possible to safely build a fairly

Shadow Box Plan

Category(s): plans

This plan assumes you have a table saw. There are no dimensions given because you can make the box whatever size you want. We want to make the frame all from one board. So make sure it is at least twelve inches longer than the total length of all fo

Setting table saw blade angles with angle blocks

Category(s): tips and - how tos,tools,Measuring and Marking

###Using angle blocks to set table saw angles. I have a set of the Veritas angle blocks, Item Number 88N82.01 from Lee Valley Tools. The 10 blocks, each 3 inches long, come in a variety of angles so that by combining various blocks one can set any angle

The art of using wood glues

Category(s): tips and - how tos

This is an article from New Woodworker llc� about applying wood glues. Next to cutting wood, gluing it together is one of the most common of woodworking procedures. New woodworkers usually have a far better understanding of how to cut wood apart than