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Woodsmith Tips — Tips, Techniques, and Videos from Woodsmith and ShopNotes

Woodsmith Tips — Tips, Techniques, and Videos from Woodsmith and ShopNotes

Video Copyright © 2006-2019 The Wood Whisperer Inc. The Wood Whisperer, The Wood Whisperer Guild, TWW, and TWW Guild are trademarks of The Wood Whisperer Inc. All rights reserved. Designed and developed by Underscorefunk Design This site uses affiliate links. Adding a Hidden Compartment - Woodworking Project Adding a Hidden Compartment The current issue of Woodsmith (No. 127) features a drawer with a hidden compartment that's built into the back of the drawer. But there's more than one way to do this. In fact, adding a hidden compartment is a lot easier than you might think. A while back when I was working on some pigeon hole dividers for a desk, I added a simple hidden compartment behind one of the drawers, see photo. This hidden compartment (really just a "stubby" drawer) fits the opening exactly, so you can't see any gaps around the edges.

Borosilicate glass Borosilicate glass is a type of glass with the main glass-forming constituents silica and boron trioxide. Borosilicate glasses are known for having very low coefficients of thermal expansion (~3 × 10−6 /°C at 20°C), making them resistant to thermal shock, more so than any other common glass. Such glass is less subject to thermal stress and is commonly used for the construction of reagent bottles. Borosilicate glass is sold under such trade names as Borcam, Suprax, Kimax, Pyrex, Endural, Schott, or Refmex. History[edit] Knowledge Base at WoodWeb About the Knowledge Base WOODWEB's Knowledge Base functions as an online, wood industry library. It grows continuously, and currently contains over 10,000 articles, including contributions from wood-industry magazines and experts, and the best discussions from our Interactive Forums. How to Use the Knowledge Base There are two ways to access articles in the Knowledge Base: browsing and searching. Browsing allows you to use the Knowledge Base as if it were a library, divided into specific areas of interest.

Hand Cut Double Dovetail Experiment - by Woodhacker After admiring the double and double-double dovetail joints that are capable with the Incra and other jigs, I started thinking, “Why not try this by hand?” So this box is my first experiment with handcut double dovetails. It took me some time to figure out the joinery process, but once I realized a few things about this type of joint, it seemed do-able. It was quite challenging but also a ton of fun. It also does take some degree of patience and precision…which I’m still working on.

The Woodwrights Shop Please sign in using one of our supported services to begin saving your favorite programs and videos. We have updated our registration process. Please sign in using one of our supported services to bookmark your favorite programs and videos. If you have a PBS account, your stored favorites and viewing history will be safely migrated. By signing in, you are authorizing PBS to share your email address with your local PBS station to send you periodic communications about station events, services and support. Complete Guide to Woodworking Alabama Woodturners Association Contact: Nelson Brooks Phone: 205-988-3530 Web site: Alabama Woodworkers Guild PO Box 26665 Birmingham, AL 35260 Email: WebMaster@AlabamaWoodworkersGuild.Org Web site: www.AlabamaWoodworkersGuild.Org Last Frontier Woodcarvers 22441 Glacier View Drive Eagle River, AK 99577 Email: Alaska Creative Woodworkers AssociationPO Box 201796 Anchorage, AK 99520-1796 Contact: Tom Gamble Phone: 907-243-6369

Recycling Codes For Plastic Why bother about recycling codes for plastic? Here’s why. While plastic is a useful material found in many day-to-day products, it is non-biodegradable and it takes thousands for years for plastic to disintegrate and decompose. Rustic Log Furniture Gallery Colorado grown. Colorado crafted. Custom Log Furniture, Fixtures, and Decor Each piece of furniture that comes out of the San Juan Carpentry shop was crafted using a hands-on approach that is rarely seen in the log furniture industry.

Making Your Own Walnut Stain - Woodworking videos, projects, classes, tips and techniques Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to make your own homemade walnut stain for finishing your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Check back often at for more helpful woodworking tips, projects and plans that are perfect for any woodworker. Also, further the discussion by leaving a comment below or sharing this video with your friends!

Construction Management Schools Do you have a love for woodworking? Having a husband that loves working in the garage and two sons in woodshop at school, I decided to put this list of sites together to help them as well as help others. From the novice to the advanced, if you are looking for some tips and tricks, design ideas, or just want to see what others are doing, this list has what you are looking for. These sites are not listed in any order other than by general topic. 1. Acorn House Workshop – Having started by building some bookshelves and dining table for the new house, this woodworking hobbyist has since turned out some very fine pieces of work.

Marketplace GLOBAL WOOD SOURCE Supplier of top-quality exotic woods from around the world, veneer-grade burl, logs, figured & exotic lumber, all veneer species, mouldings & flooring COOK WOODS Specializing in exotic hardwoods -- including many unique and rare species -- Cook Woods is the largest supplier of cocobolo & bocote in North America. BERKSHIRE PRODUCTS Specialists in hard-to-find wide, thick and figured woods, up to 7-ft. wide, including quartersawn lumber, bookmatched sets, natural-edged slabs, flitches and burls. HUNSKI HARDWOODS Specializing in figured walnut slabs, lumber, burls, gunstock blanks, music wood, turning wood and veneer. D & D WOODCRAFTS Family owned and operated businsess selling exotic and domestic hardwoods and plywoods.

Do You Need Paint? Use the interactive map to zoom to your location and click on the icons for more information. Alternatively, use the location box and specify a search radius to find nearby locations. Address (find me) Map Data Map data ©2015 GeoBasis-DE/BKG (©2009), Google, Inst. Geogr. Build Furniture Without a Shop It doesn’t take much.When you get started in woodworking there are many paths to follow, forks in the road, dead-ends and shortcuts. It’s a journey that our forebears would make with the help of a living, breathing guide: a master, a grandfather, a shop teacher. Inexpensive home-center tools and materials can be used to build pieces that are surprisingly sophisticated. All it takes is a little ingenuity and some decent designs. Sadly, the guides are fewer in number today.