Woodworking

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Rikon 10-324 Bandsaw Review

A review of a Rikon 10-324 Bandsaw, discussing the pros and cons of this saw versus both budget competiton and similar saws from Grizzly

Finished trap

Making a Carpenter Bee Trap

Making a carpenter bee trap out of 4×4 and a mason jar, using a miter saw and drill press, for the woodworker with a bee problem

Finished

Thread Spool Holder

Making an inexpensive two-layer 70-count thread spool holder out of a wooden box, a couple of pieces of plywood, and some dowels

Spoiler alert: here's what the finished crib looks like

Heirloom DIY Crib: Part 3

Creating an heirloom-quality DIY crib out of hardwood (ash) using mortise and tenon joinery, threaded inserts, dowels, and other techniques.
Part 3: Mattress support, staining, and finishing

Spoiler alert: here's what the finished crib looks like

Heirloom DIY Crib: Part 2

Creating an heirloom-quality DIY crib out of hardwood (ash) using mortise and tenon joinery, threaded inserts, dowels, and other techniques.
Part 2: Finishing the panels and connecting them together.

Spoiler alert: here's what the finished crib looks like

Heirloom DIY Crib: Part 1

Creating an heirloom-quality DIY crib out of hardwood (ash) using mortise and tenon joinery, threaded inserts, dowels, and other techniques.
Part 1: Milling and rough cutting.

Finished mallet

Making a Laminated Wooden Mallet

Making a laminated wooden mallet AKA jointer’s mallet out of multiple pieces of scrap wood without requiring any chisel work

Finished

Template Bushing Subbase

How to make a Lexan template bushing subbase for the Bosch 1617 plunge router, can be applied to any router

Table Saw Basics

An overview of the different types of table saws and their basic and safe usage.