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Woodworking Essentials: Setting Up Shop – The Right Location

  By David Thiel Pages: 45-52 From the October 2006 issue #157 Buy this issue now Most woodworkers back their way into woodworking, gathering tools and equipment slowly. Because of this fact most woodworkers also grow their woodworking space slowly as well. They may start out with a corner of the garage or basement...

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Woodworking Essentials: Casework Construction – Smart Assembly

By David Thiel Pages: 45-52 From the  February 2006 issue #153 Buy this issue now What are we talking about when we say “smart assembly?” In previous chapters, we’ve discussed a couple of issues that can complicate casework: proper material preparation and choosing the proper joint to make the strongest furniture. Another place to...

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Woodworking Essentials: Setting Up Shop – Dust Collection

By Scott Gibson Pages: 41-48 From the August 2007 issue #163 Buy this issue now It’s tempting to think of sawdust as little more than a nuisance, a housekeeping problem like mud tracked across a clean kitchen floor. Sawdust is more ominous than that. It does seem to get in every nook and cranny...