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Building A Frame-and-Panel Interior Door

If I had a backup career in woodworking, it would be making doors and windows for historic homes.  It’s not that I especially enjoy making such objects more than others.  (I’ve never even made a window sash.)  It’s that it’s … Continue reading

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Building a Half-Door (with What I Had On Hand)

As tomorrow is the 12th day of Christmas, and the next day we celebrate the gifts of the Magi to the infant Jesus, I thought I’d show off my big gift to my wife this Christmas: a door. My wife’s … Continue reading

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How to Make a Marking Gauge

Every woodworker should have a few marking gauges.  Sure, you can buy a nice one, but why buy what you can easily make for yourself?  Making your own marking gauge is a healthy exercise in detail work, and you can … Continue reading

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