Woodworking Tips Videos

Pocket Hole Mistakes to Avoid / Woodworking Joinery

Pocket hole technology has been around for a long time and it continues to be the "go-to" technology for new woodworkers owing to it's ease of use and how quickly even novice woodworkers can start producing some satisfying results with their woodworking. There are many different brands of pocket hole jigs, some are easier to use than others, but many of them can befall the same working issues unless you are aware of a few basic techniques.

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Just like any other woodworking tool, like a table saw or planer, the first thing is to check to make sure the tool is set to the proper settings which saves time and more importantly ... wood ... 

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Subscriber Submitted Woodworking Tips and Tricks - Episode 10

I'm not the world's best knot tier, and the few knots that I learned and used many, many years ago take me too long to recall how to tie, so I usually end up making a couple of "granny knots" and hope for the best. Jim from Columbia had a good idea that I can really use, and that is to use 

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a small amount of CA glue, just a drop or so, then spritz with some accelerator, and now that knot will never come loose ... but because you can use CA glue on it, which many of you know is a very brittle kind of glue ...

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WoodWorkWeb's Quick Woodworking Tips and Tricks

This video and article are a collection of tips and tricks video clips that I recorded throughout the year of 2019, but that did not make it into their designated time slot because there were already other video clips and adding one "Tip" makes the video to long ... and so, here they are in no particular order, but still some great ideas from Subscribers and Viewers.

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I have always had Dental Floss in the workshop. I find it useful for a variety of things including what it was used for in this video ...

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Router Table Workflow Upgrades

The router table has become a mainstay in most woodworking shops, but there is often some important detail in setting the router and table up each time. Changing bits and re-settings them, all of this requires some sort of a tool to set, check or adjust and if you have to go looking for these tools every time, it significantly breaks up the workflow of a project.

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In this video, I am doing what I can to shorten those interruptions and make the workflow more continuous by making things related to the router table much handier to find, use and then put back where you can find them again. What I am doing for my router table is individual to me, but the same system can be used in most other router tables.

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