Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'trick'

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Shop stuff #192: Part 5 of the potato bin build

06-28-2020 12:51 AM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

I have not had a lot of time for editing. The project has been done and delivered for a while now, it’s just finding the time to get the videos out. This one goes through milling up a few parts and getting the main carcass put together. There are a few tips on keeping things square and easing the glue up. Sit back and enjoy!

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How to Repair an Antique Wooden Chair with Upholstery Seat

06-20-2020 10:16 AM by WoodshopTherapy | 0 comments »

Here’s how to take apart an chair with an integrated upholstered seat, clean up the joints, and glue it back together so it’s rock solid again. Leave a comment in the video if you have a question. Cheers. Scott Video link—>

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Tips #1: About wooden old car models

06-13-2020 05:22 AM by LouDeAngelis | 8 comments »

Any tip to realize opening doors for my future model car..?

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Easy Drawer Rebuild to Fix Ikea Style Drawer

05-30-2020 06:56 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 2 comments »

A customer brought me a broken drawer. It was made of particle board – not good for repairing. I made this video to show how to rebuild a drawer as simply as possible while still using reliable construction methods. The purpose of showing this is to encourage people to repair their broken furniture instead of throwing it I the landfill. I hope this is useful for a few people and may also help you learn how to build drawers for new furniture. Video link—>

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DIY circular saw guide

05-02-2020 01:09 AM by woodify | 1 comment »

Thanks to social distancing I was not able to help the home center employee measure the cuts for my 6 sheets of plywood. Instead of risking the employee making inaccurate cuts I took them home whole. I made a circular saw guide to help make accurate cuts. I should have made one years ago. It’s much easier than using a straight edge with a circular saw.

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Don't Do This - Bad Woodworking Repair!

04-26-2020 04:33 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 0 comments »

I’ve heard it many times… what separates a bad woodworker from a good woodworker is how well they hide their mistakes. Repairing furniture is a great way to learn how to hide woodworking mistakes. I just published a YouTube video showing a bad furniture repair, how to take it apart, and how to fix it. Here’s the before and after photos. Link to Video—>

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Wood Plug Tips

03-21-2020 12:44 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 1 comment »

I recently repaired a hutch with dozens of wood plugs to remove. I put a video together all about wood plugs, or Bungs as they’re referred to in the shipbuilding industry. I show how to make your own wood plugs and how to properly trim them down.

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Fixing a Broken Jigsaw

02-27-2020 10:20 AM by PeteCollin | 5 comments »

Hello All,One of my favorite, most used tools broke. It’s too old to find a part. So I engineered a fix, and it worked!

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2 drawer chest #4: And a glue up

02-27-2020 05:08 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Cut a couple plywood panels today …Jointed the sawn edges straight…and squared things up…test fit for the drawer divider.. Then the floor for the compartment…..needed to plane a bit of one edge.. As I needed to fit it into the front rebate….test fit, replane a bit…checked for square, again..finally.. Ok…tear this all down..clean up a few spots…set things out, ready to glue them up….. A “War Zone”? Too many parts,...

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Intro to metalworking video

02-10-2020 09:35 PM by Zengineer | 6 comments »

Brand new video hit the tube today, this time I lay out my 5 tips for better metalworking. These are the foundational skills you need to master to become a better metal worker!

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