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Projects The following is excerpted from a new book, Furniture Fundamentals: Tables, in which you’ll find collected many of the best table projects published in Popular Woodworking. You’ll find the full step-by-step instructions for this Glen D. Huey piece in the book, but the measured drawings below are an excellent place to begin.

Canadian Woodworker Customer Service Line 1-800-665-2244 Toll Free Frequently asked questions What is included in the prices listed on this site?Prices quoted on canadianwoodworker.com do not include shipping charges or taxes. The Sagulator - Shelf Sag Calculator The Sagulator helps you design shelves by calculating shelf sag (deflection) given type of shelf material, shelf load, load distribution, dimensions, and method of attachment. You can also specify an edging strip to further stiffen the shelf. See the notes below for usage tips. Notes 1. The deflection calculations use average wood stiffness properties of clear, straight-grained samples measured in controlled laboratory conditions (mainly from the U.S.

Harbor Freight Dust Collector Mod - by Cory After buying the Harbor Freight 2hp dust collector right after Christmas, I knew I was going to be making some changes to it. First, I dumped the upper bag and added a Wynn 35a filter. Second, I really wanted to put a pre-separator on the unit to keep from having to change the lower bags as often. But, I didn’t really have a lot of room in my shop/garage for the can. Download Free Woodworking Plans Instantly Example Of The Free Woodworking Plans You`ll Receive [alert-warning]Simply Enter Your Name & Email Below – Your 100 Free Woodworking Projects Will Be Sent Instantly To Your Inbox![/alert-warning] [alert-announce]100 Plans Are Not Enough?

Bench Building Typical captive nut arrangements for knockdown bases involve either a square nut, recessed hex nut, or short, slotted cross-dowels. All of these fasteners make it tricky to assemble the joint without some frustration or extra tools. Our zinc-plated steel Barrel Nuts are over 2" long and are slightly undersized to fit easily in a 1" diameter hole, making it quick and easy to mill the joint and then assemble the base.

Kayak Design Software Like many kayak builders before me, having built a few different designs, I began to think about designing one of my own. I was not prepared to pay for a commercial naval architecture package, and I thought it would be a fun project to develop my own kayak design software. KayakFoundry is the result. Version 1.6 is now available for download below. This is a free program, but contributions are welcome! Highland Woodworking Wood News Online, No. 64, December 2010 This month our Down to Earth Woodworker, Steven Johnson, concludes his fascinating "Future of Woodworking" series with some predictions of what's to come and some ideas for how we can shape the future of our craft. Steve also gets a leg up on his furniture project, and ends by recounting a story from his past that increased his appreciation for the wood he is working today. CLICK HERE to read about the futuristic products Steve has lined up for us!

Free Woodworking Plans for Your Home and Yard These free woodworking plans will help the beginner all the way up to the expert craft a new woodworking project with ease. You'll find free woodworking plans for workbenches, bookcases, coffee tables, sheds, picnic tables, dog houses, wine racks, chicken coops, home bars, decks, pergolas, gazebos, greenhouses, bird houses, playhouses, and even tree houses. All the free woodworking plans are in a variety of different styles making it easy to get the right style for your home. AW Extra 7/4/13 - How to Build a Torsion Box - Woodworking Techniques A torsion box is a remarkable piece of engineering. It’s stable, light and uses a minimum amount of material, yet it’s extremely strong. The idea has been around for years, and you probably have one in your house: hollow-core doors are torsion boxes. Making a torsion box doesn’t require any specialized equipment or skills–a guy with a small shop and a decent tablesaw can easily handle the job.

Evenfall Woodworks Jan 31 2014 Shooting Boards for the Veritas Shooting Sander Veritas and Lee Valley Tools have recently released their new Veritas Shooting Sander. 52 Outdoor Bench Plans: the MEGA GUIDE to Free Garden Bench Plans 52 free bench plans? COMING RIGHT UP!!! This collection of free outdoor bench plans includes covered benches, storage benches, benches with no backs, the classic garden bench, benches with planters, tree benches AND MORE.

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