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Finding affordable lumber has always been a mainstay for woodworkers, and when you tie our dwindling natural resources into the conversation the time is right to look at milling your own lumber. This seven-part weekly video series takes you through how to find lumber, how to operate a sawmill, details on types of sawing methods, stickering and drying and ultimately advice on using a mill as part of a business. Learn what you need to know to understand Milling Your Own Lumber.

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.

Lisa’s Slab Desk, Part 2

Yoav Liberman and his student Lisa put the finishing touches on a unique live edge desk.

The Secret Finish Formula That Isn’t So Secret

Bob Flexner reveals the ingredients behind this popular, non-so-secret finishing formula.

Put Your Tool Where It’s Not Meant To Go

In the course of a recent kitchen job, Nancy Hiller is faced with a challenge: refacing tilt-out storage drawers, with the sink still in place.

I Can Do That!

Let’s make something together! Join your hosts, Andrew Zoellner and David Lyell. Our I Can Do That! series features long-format builds that are designed to be as instructional as possible. Each episode is around 30 minutes and walks you through the entire build.

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Handplane Essentials with Christopher Schwarz

Christopher Schwarz has been finding and re-habbing handplanes for more than a decade. In this collection he shares his hard-learned knowledge to help you create a piece of working art for your own workbench. Follow Christopher’s step-by-step approach, and you’ll end up with a vintage (or new) tool that performs perfectly.

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