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My dovetails are always at their best if I warm up before sawing. But I’ll be honest – when I am pressed for time I have no patience to cut an entire joint, much less prep the wood for a practice set. So here are two things I do to get my sawing on track that don’t require extra material or significant time. Crosscut Your Rough Stock by Hand Even …

from The Family Handyman

How to Use a Biscuit Joiner

the family handyman diy expert, spike carlsen, will show you how to use a biscuit jointer to get perfect joints.

Hand made rocking chair, carved from one chunk of wood! AMAZING.

Before: This is how I was cutting sliding dovetails and rabbets by hand.

from Popular Woodworking Magazine

Disassemble Heavy Joints

Sometimes you can get a joint together no problem. But getting it apart is another matter. With the joints for a heavy French workbench, disassembling a test-fit gives many beginning woodworkers a fit. Many times they end up slamming hammers or mallets on places that are easily bruised (including their hands).

from Popular Woodworking Magazine

AW Extra - Torsion-Box Workbench and Expandable Assembly Table

AW Extra - Torsion-Box Workbench and Expandable Assembly Table - Popular Woodworking Magazine

More about this here: This video is made up of 6 individual videos that I covered in a bit more...

from Høvelbenk

From the end

The workbench from the end. The lower short strechers are made of oak and the higher are made of pine. The legs are made of pine. Photo: Anton Nilsson

from Man Made DIY

How to: The Easy Way to Remove Pencil Marks from Your Woodworking Projects

Sandpaper is for smoothing, and no matter how hard you try, erasers just won't work. This trick is seriously the best way to get those marks and lines gone so you can move on with your project....