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How to Use a Bench-Top Planer

Learn to use a bench-top planer correctly and avoid common problems like tearout, snipe and ridges. Reclaim old wood, clean up inexpensive rough-sawn boards, and create custom thicknesses for woodworking projects.

Make your planer more effective at doing its main job?planing boards to thickness?and multiply its usefulness by putting it to work in ways you might never have considered before.

Shopsmith Miter Stop by EclecticNeophyte -- Here's a nifty tool that's right out of the Shopsmith 10ER 'Bible', written by R.J. De Christoforo "Power Tool Woodworking for Everyone" (1953 edition). Following the setup of my 10ER, I soon set to work trying out all the different attachments and accessories, that came with the machine. But one accessory for the table saw, appeared to be missing...a length (or depth?) stop for the miter gauge! The original miter stop made by Magna…

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need

Wood Lathe In this view the workpiece as mounted on a 1/4" threaded rod secured by each chuck. The tool rest is also in position.

You Need to Know the 7 Bs of Building Bookcases

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Simple Ways to Make Your Workbench Work Harder has fantastic guidance as well as techniques to working with wood