Author Archives: mgodfrey

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Benchtop Saw Upgrade

I improved the tabletop of my bottom-of-the-line table saw, and the saw’s performance has gone through the roof. A piece of MDF, a few scraps and screws, and a couple hours work was all it took. It saved me hundreds of dollars because I didn’t need to buy a bigger and better saw for...

Tricks-in-Action: Kerf Jigs for Perfect Cuts

Editor Christopher Schwarz demonstrates the winning trick from the August 2010 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. This trick shows you how to make two clever blocks that make it easy to set up a circular saw or jigsaw to ride accurately against a fence.

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Birdhouses You Can Build in a Day

When it comes to building birdhouses, there are just a few rules to follow: The projects should be simple, fun and quick to build. And the finished result should easily attract your flying friends. "Birdhouses You Can Build in a Day" is filled with 51 complete plans for projects that...

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VIDEO – Delta Unisaw Restoration – Part VI

The final episode in rebuilding the 1944 Delta Unisaw. Popular Woodworking Magazine Publisher, Steve Shanesy takes a side-by-side look at features from both the vintage Delta table saw and new Delta flagship table saw. Hold on tight as he swaps the old-style fence for an updated Biesemeyer unit.