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Fill Gaps and Fix Cracks with This Simple, Superglue Inlay

Every woodworker needs to fill holes in wood.  Sometimes wood putty will do, but I prefer to turn flaws like knot holes, bug holes, and cracks into decorative touches.  A friend of mine who is a turner showed me this … Continue reading

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Then Disaster Struck: Dining Table Repair

We had been eating around our new dining table for about week.  Then one afternoon my oldest daughter and I were sitting in the living room when we heard a tremendous crash from the dining room.  We ran out to … Continue reading

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Selecting a Vintage Hand Plane: Deal-Breaker vs. Deal-with-It

If you went with me to a flea market or antique shop, I could pick up the hand planes one by one and tell you exactly why I would or wouldn’t buy them based on make, model, and condition. I … Continue reading

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