In June 2010 #183

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Here are the Online Extras for the June 2010 issue.

* Read David Charlesworth’s story on the ruler trick.

* Visit David Charlesworth’s web site.

* Purchase replacement scraper plane blades from Ron Hock.

* Purchase David Charlesworth’s DVDs.

* Click here to to see how to make dog holes for your workbench top with a plunge router.

* Click here for more reader questions and comments, as well as our editors’ responses.

* Tricks-in-Action shows you a free video of one of this issue’s tricks in use in our shop. Watch the “Dovetail Tape Trick” – as well as a few of our other blue-tape favorites.

* Visit the new Tricks of the Trade page online.

* Tricks editor Kari Hultman writes about woodworking on her blog, The Village Carpenter.

* Watch our free video of Laura Ann Arnold and her husband, David, as they learn their way around the shop.

* Download the free SketchUp plan for the table and matching bench.

* All the “I Can Do That” articles are free online.

* Watch this trim router and baseplate in action in a free video.

* Read our review of trim routers from the June 2006 issue – all but one of the tools reviewed is still available.

* Buy a digital copy of our special publication, “The Complete Guide to Routers.”

* Read “Under the Rope and Into the Doghouse.”

* Read “It’s OK to Make Mistakes.”

* George R. Walker writes three times a week on the Design Matters blog.

* Read about Editor Christopher Schwarz’s visit to George R. Walker’s shop.

* Buy George R. Walker’s “Unlocking the Secrets of Traditional Design” DVD.

* Download a free SketchUp model of the White Water Shaker Table.

* Take a free tour of the White Water Shaker Community.

* Read about the White Water community, its furniture and history.

* Visit the official Friends of White Water Shaker Village, Inc. web site.

* In Our Store: The “Pleasant Hill Shaker Furniture” book.

* In Our Store: “The Complete Shaker Collection” CD.

* Download a free SketchUp model of the Queen Anne dressing table.

* Video: Glen explains a bit of history about drawer slips, and how they work.

* Video: Discover how to turn a block of wood into a Cabriole leg.

* In Our Store: Glen’s book, “Building 18thcentury American Furniture.”

* In Our Store: Glen’s DVD, “Finishes That Pop.”

* Sign up to take a woodworking class with Dale Barnard at his school in Indiana.

* Download a free SketchUp model of the stool featured in Barnard’s article.

* Watch an episode of the HGTV show “Modern Masters” about Dale’s work on a Greene & Greene-style home.

* Read more about original Arts & Crafts period furniture.

* See a collection of original furniture in the book, “Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Furniture.”

* See Peter Follansbee’s work and read his blog.

* Discover more about Plimoth Plantation.

* Read the Arts & Mysteries blog.

* In Our Store: Adam Cherubini’s “The Arts & Mysteries of Hand Tools” CD.

* Watch our free video at to see the lack of vibration in the Bosch MRC23EVSK router.

* Read Christopher Schwarz’s entries about coping saws.

* Read Joel Moskowitz’s blog (owner of Tools for Working Wood).

* Watch the six-part video series of bringing this old machine back to good working order.

* Visit the Old Wood-Working Machines web site.

* Visit the Old Wood-Working Machines companion message board.

* Watch as Rob Millard installs curved inlay on a breakfront door.

* See how craft knives and a C-clamp replace a router when doing inlay.

* Build a Federal Inlay Table – free drawings and step photos (June 2004).

* “Precision Band Saw” techniques with David Charlesworth (April 2008).

* In our store: “Fundamentals of Inlay: Federal Table Leg,” a DVD by Steve Latta.

* Contact Country Workshops.

* Read about Roy Underhill’s The Woodwright’s School.

* Discover John Wilson’s The Home Shop.

* Read about the College of the Redwoods.

* Watch Thomas Lie-Nielsen’s video on “Techniques and Sharpening.”

* Read detailed sharpening instructions in Pete Taran’s “Saw Filing – A Beginner’s Primer” on

* Shop for saw sharpening supplies, including files, sets and a modern saw vise from Tools for Working Wood.

* Purchase “The Perfect Edge,” Ron Hock’s new book on sharpening.

* Visit the “Flexner on Finishing” archive.

* Bob Flexner’s book, “Understanding Wood Finishing,” is available at

* Video: Wood Whisperer applies varnish.

* Read Bob Lang’s “An Authentic Arts & Crafts Finish.”

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