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Wooden Art Deco Clock

This elegant wooden clock is based on a Cartier design from the Art Deco period. Learn how to make this simple timepiece that can stand on its own or be hung on a wall. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com This elegant wooden clock is based on a Cartier design from the Art Deco period. Learn

Finishing with Just Three Tools

Bob Flexner compares the three basic finishing tools (rag, brush, and spray gun) in terms of their cost and efficiency. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com Bob Flexner compares the three basic finishing tools (rag, brush, and spray gun) in terms of their cost and efficiency. Source

Workshop Tips: One More Drawer

There’s never enough storage space in a shop, is there? When I recycled some old kitchen cabinets to use in my shop, I added one more drawer to each one—in the toe-kick space. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com There’s never enough storage space in a shop, is there? When I recycled some old kitchen cabinets

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An Affordable, Yet High Quality Jack Plane

Yoav Liberman provides an in-depth critique of the affordable yet high-quality Taytools #5 Bailey plane, as well as offers some suggestions for improvement. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com Yoav Liberman provides an in-depth critique of the affordable yet high-quality Taytools #5 Bailey plane, as well as offers some suggestions for improvement. Source

The Real Reason to Sand and Soften Sharp Edges

Sometime early in your woodworking career you probably learned that you were supposed to sand sharp edges to soften them. What you’re really trying to avoid is “fat edges” when the finish is applied. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com Sometime early in your woodworking career you probably learned that you were supposed to sand sharp

New Furniture Exhibit Memorializes Chicago’s Lost Ash Trees

Seth Keller shares some highlights from a new furniture exhibit meant to memorialize the many Chicago trees lost to the Emerald Ash Borer. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com Seth Keller shares some highlights from a new furniture exhibit meant to memorialize the many Chicago trees lost to the Emerald Ash Borer. Source

CNC Outfeed Table

Optimize your shop space with this multi-function outfeed table that gives your CNC router a convenient home. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com Optimize your shop space with this multi-function outfeed table that gives your CNC router a convenient home. Source

10 Router Tips for Furniture Makers

We’ve pulled together some router tips that will help you move beyond the roundover and make the most of this versatile tool. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com We’ve pulled together some router tips that will help you move beyond the roundover and make the most of this versatile tool. Source

Can You Close the Pores in Wood by Sanding with Too Fine a Grit?

Can sanding with very fine-grit sandpaper closes the pores of wood? Bob Flexner investigates this long-standing claim. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com Can sanding with very fine-grit sandpaper closes the pores of wood? Bob Flexner investigates this long-standing claim. Source

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