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  • SketchUp Comes To American Woodworker

    by Joe Zeh     Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Beginning with this post, I will be blogging on AmericanWoodworker.com , approximately four times a month. The subject will be SketchUp and related topics such as Ruby Plugins, LayOut, CutList Plus fx and more. If you are new to SketchUp, completely unfamiliar...
  • My first big project

    by Bob     Thursday, February 26, 2009
    My daughter-in-law decided that the combination window seat/radiator cover in her 100 year old home was pretty old and ugly. She asked me if I could build her a new one that better fit the decor for a christmas present. I will attach a photo if I can...
  • Multi-Purpose Jig

    by bricofleur     Thursday, April 23, 2009
    I designed and built this jig because I felt it was awkward and hazardous to rout through a workpiece overhanged over the edge of a workbench. I wanted a safe way to rout slots, large holes or patterns on a solid and secure base. I soon found out that...
  • AW Extra 1/31/13 - Turned Lidded Box

    by AW-Editor     Thursday, January 29, 2009
    Turned Lidded Box A Precision Fit Lid that Snaps Shut By Alan Lacer Of all the different forms of woodturning, I find the most delight in creating lidded boxes. The satisfying snap of a well fit lid as it closes, the beauty of the shape and the wood combined...
  • FIRE SURROUND PALLET WOOD

    by DUSTY MILLER     Friday, May 29, 2009
    FIRE PLACE SURROUND MADE FROM MORE PALLET WOOD WASTE NOT WANT NOT AS YOU CAN SEE ITS VERY SATISFYING DOING IT FROM PALLET WOOD AS MOST PALLETS ARE FREE THIS WAS FROM A 6 X4 FT PALLET I DENAILED
  • AW Extra 6/6/13 - Mobile Miter Saw Stand

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    Mobile Miter Saw Stand Get more from your miter saw with a stand that handles everything. By Richard Tendick This stand has everything you could want. With the wings up, it can handle 8-ft.-long boards on either side. With wings down, the stand is only...
  • AW Extra 4/11/13 - Sunburst Patio Table

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, July 9, 2009
    Sunburst Patio Table Tired of outdoor tables made of metal or plastic? This table has the richness and warmth that only wood can provide. By David Radtke It’s built to stand up to the weather, so it’s perfect for a patio, porch or sunroom...
  • THE PALLET BOOKCASE

    by DUSTY MILLER     Tuesday, July 28, 2009
    AS I HAVE DENAILED A FEW MORE PALLETS,HAVE MADE THIS BOOKCASE AS I HAVE ALOT OF BOOKS THAT NEED A HOME.THIS IS OILED WITH BOILED LINSEED,AS ITS EASY TO WIPE CLEAN IF DUST ACCUMALATES OVER THE YEARS.PLUS YOU CAN ALWAYS RE OIL NOW AND AGAIN,AND IT WILL...
  • AW Extra 5/23/13 - Kitchen Stool

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, August 10, 2009
    Kitchen Stool Make round legs without using a lathe. By Seth Keller Few stools are as clean and elegant as this one. I built it with splayed legs to provide a stable footing. The multi-level rungs offer a variety of foot perches to satisfy just about...
  • Kity 5 K5

    by DUSTY MILLER     Sunday, May 31, 2009
    THIS IS THE KITY 5 MACHINE EXCEPT I ADDED LARGER MOTOR
  • Tool News - Milwaukee® Shockwave™ Impact Duty Accessories

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Milwaukee® Shockwave™ Impact Duty Accessories Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation introduces over 80 new products in its new line of Shockwave™ Impact Duty accessories. Delivering high performance and functionality, the full range solution...
  • New Piece: Extension table in walnut and maple

    by Mark Love     Saturday, January 8, 2011
    Designing this extension dining table was a perfect example of how I like to work with clients. This lovely family of four wanted a dining table that would be small enough for every day use, yet one that could extend to seat up to twenty guests. They...
  • 9 Ball In A Cube...

    by rlgjag     Wednesday, May 27, 2009
    That is impressive. How did you do that?
  • COFFEE TABLE

    by DUSTY MILLER     Wednesday, April 22, 2009
    Here in the UK we tend to recycle everything fom cardboard- glass- timber .This coffee table is made purley from wooden pallets. The pallets have been denailed then surface and thickness planed,Then cut to size before making table then sanded and varnished...
  • Re-Usable Tack Cloth

    by The Administrator     Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    Microfiber cloth picks up tiny dust particles as well as, if not better than, a tack cloth. Unlike a tack cloth, micro fiber cloths are washable and reusable. Rockler sells Norton's microfiber finishing cloth for $5-7, but any microfiber cloth will...
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