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First look at the Kobalt 24v MAX cordless oscillating multi-tool.
New tool in the stable
New tool in the stable
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Ever take on a challenge, knowing that it will stretch you to your limits, only to find your limits to be more than you suspected? That happened to me, when I took on my first commission for a dining table with matching bench. A good friend and colleague…
A Table of Epic …. Duration
A Table of Epic …. Duration
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Anyone that lived through the 1980s, especially South of the Mason-Dixon, has probably seen their share of red oak cabinets and furniture. Red oak is plentiful and cheap in the southeastern US. It is strong, but works easily with sharp tools. It even…
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A while back, I challenged you to share your ideas on what tool from your workshop would be your choice to carry, above and beyond what is normally in your pockets, into one of three “lone survivor” scenarios. This exercise was all in fun, but hopefully…
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Ever get yourself so deeply involved in a problem, that you will try something crazy to solve it? I know it happens to everyone on occasion. You decide to incorporate a new feature or technique into your project, and commit too far to change directions.…
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Who cares? After many years of listening to arguments about which system of measurements is better, I have come to a conclusion. Neither! I have realized, that from the viewpoint of a woodworker or maker of things in the human-scaled world, the system of…
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Ever spend hours planning a project, down to the details of every screw or bolt, only to discover later that the hardware you need isn’t commonly available from commercial sources? This happened to me, far too late into the project to change the design to…
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My old bench-top drill press served me reasonably well for several years. It was about as cheap as one might find, a small bench-top unit, totally bare-bones, without even an adjustable depth stop. But it would spin a bit, and drill a straight, clean…
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