Archives: Woodworking

How to Build a Pipe Clamp Rack

By Jeff Williams on Woodworking, Workshop

How to Build a Pipe Clamp Rack Recently my family sold our home and we move to a different town. My formerly well set up shop in a two stall garage had to be completely packed up, transported, stored temporarily, and then moved back into the new shop. It was a long, arduous process and…

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Get Woodworking 2015: Boot Jack

By Jeff Williams on Woodworking

Get Woodworking 2015: Boot Jack Have you ever wanted to get into woodworking but weren’t sure where to start? There is a great event in the woodworking community that happens every year and it’s geared towards people like you, the brand new woodworker. It’s called Get Woodworking Week and every year more and more articles and…

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Basket Weave Cutting Board

By Todd Fratzel on Woodworking

3D Basket Weave Cutting Board – Maple, Walnut & Purpleheart 3D cutting boards are quite the rage in the woodworking arena these days. If you’ve never seen some of these you’re really missing out. Once you see them you too will want to jump on the bandwagon and make your own. As far as cutting…

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JET JJ-6CSDX Review – 6″ Deluxe Jointer with QS Knives

By Todd Fratzel on Woodworking

JET 6″ Deluxe Jointer with QS Knives – Model JJ-6CSDX One of the last pieces of equipment to show up for my new woodshop was the JET JJ-6CSDX 6″ Jointer. The size of my shop dictated that I get a 6″ jointer so I opted for the JJ-6CSDX with an extra long 56″ table length.…

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DEWALT Planer Review – Model DW735X

By Todd Fratzel on Power Tools, Woodworking

DEWALT DW735X 13″ Three Knife, Two Speed Thickness Planer When choosing shop machinery for my new wood shop one of my biggest constraints has been choosing equipment large enough to handle decent size projects yet small enough to fit into a medium size shop. The selection of a thickness planer basically comes down to two…

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How To Build Custom Wood Plantation Shutters / Blinds

By Todd Fratzel on Interior Decorating, Woodworking

Building Moveable Wood Shutters Using Rockler’s Shutter Building System Wooden shutters can add a serious touch of class to any room and they are a great option for rooms that require privacy like bathrooms. While wooden shutters look amazing they are often extremely expensive and most often  need to be custom built to fit into…

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