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FORGED HINGE PROTOTYPING: World’s Most Beautiful Box!

Do you remember the toolbox that I sent Alec Steele a couple of weeks back?  Well in this video he porotypes the hinges and...
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How To Cut A Japanese Scarf Joint (Kanawa Tsugi)

It takes a fair bit of time but the process isn't that complicated. Here is how I layout and cut my wood scarf joints. Japanese...
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WUW #51 How To Use A Rake

It's harder than you think. Grading a driveway for interlocking brick doesn't require any special tools but good technique is critical. My tool store: http://samuraicarpenter.com/hand-tools/
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Making Wooden Threads

Check out this cool video by Pask Makes – Making Wooden Threads.  His homemade Tap and Screw Box gets the job done.  When he...
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FTF #55 Haste Makes Waste! Learning Woodworking The Hard Way

We are making progress but it is slow going due to a lot of mistakes. Oh well, I'm getting a good education in what...
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WUW #50 Drilling Concrete And Cutting Posts!

Here is another progress report on my deck building series. We have begun cutting the posts and joinery for the support beam under the...
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A Tool Chest For Alec Steele

Well here it is guys! My way of saying thank you to a fellow craftsman for blessing me with a gorgeous hand made chisel....
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FTF #55 Tips For How To Pour Concrete

Panning to build a deck? Need to pour concrete footings. Here is how I do it. It's really not too complicated. Also part two...
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Kickback That Could Shoot Through the Wall?

Check out this video by fellow woodworker Andy Rawls, where he asks the question: “Could Kickback Shoot Through the Wall?”  He also takes the...
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FTF #54 How To Install Handrail Posts, Quick And Easy

Here is a quick and easy method for installing wood handrail posts on your deck or staircase. My tool store: http://samuraicarpenter.com/japanese-...