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AW Extra 1/17/13 - Bent Wood Lamination Basics - Woodworking Techniques - American Woodworker

AW Extra 1/17/13 - Bent Wood Lamination Basics - Woodworking Techniques - American Woodworker

For those occasions when you need a stable way to hold a board on its edge, turn to a tool that’s as old as woodworking itself—the wedge. I fashioned the wedge stands shown at right from scraps of 2x6 and a 3/8x6" bolt and nut. To make the stand, cut a 7"-long chunk from the 2x6 and drill a 1/2" hole centere d 2 1/4" from the edge and 1 3/4" up from the bottom. This hole reduces the likelihood of the stand splitting once the wedge is cut out. Mark the cutlines for the wedge as shown in the…

For those occasions when you need a stable way to hold a board on its edge, turn to a tool that’s as old as woodworking itself—the wedge. I fashioned the wedge stands shown at right from scraps of 2x6 and a 3/8x6" bolt and nut. To make the stand, cut a 7"-long chunk from the 2x6 and drill a 1/2" hole centere d 2 1/4" from the edge and 1 3/4" up from the bottom. This hole reduces the likelihood of the stand splitting once the wedge is cut out. Mark the cutlines for the wedge as shown in the…

It is always better to do woodworking with proper planning. A woodworking project will include finding out the requirements of the product, preparing plans and executing them. Given below are some of the things involved in woodworking

Woodworking jigs ensure that cuts are straight, holes are plumb and parts are square—among many other things. And jigs are worth the time it takes to make them because you'll use them over and over again for years.

Woodworking jigs ensure that cuts are straight, holes are plumb and parts are square—among many other things. And jigs are worth the time it takes to make them because you'll use them over and over again for years.

This computer PSU turned into a bench power supply is off the chain! Don't think I have enough patience to make one that elaborate. But man nice job!

This computer PSU turned into a bench power supply is off the chain! Don't think I have enough patience to make one that elaborate. But man nice job!

Getting Started in Woodworking: A Guide to Woodworking Basics for Beginners | Startwoodworking.com Fine woodworking magazine and website

Getting Started in Woodworking: A Guide to Woodworking Basics for Beginners | Startwoodworking.com Fine woodworking magazine and website