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  1. Choosing a Dust Collector

    Hooking dust right dust collector to a router table in small shop

    To choose the right dust collector for your shop, you'll need to consider the air volume requirements of the tools in your shop and also the amount of static pressure your dust collector will have to overcome.

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  2. Making a Two-Person Peg Game with CNC

    cnc router cutting peg game

    Cutting a lot of holes for a game board like this peg jumping game is a perfect job for a CNC machine. Rob Johnstone demonstrates how the NextWave SD110 makes easy work of this task. Then, he shows you how to complete the set by finishing several game pegs, including a practical use for your test board.

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  3. Dust Collection System Design and Equipment

    Collection of dust collection fittings, connectors and gates

    In setting up a central dust collection system, good design makes all the difference.

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  4. How to Use the Rockler Router Fluting Jig

    Huy Huynh and fluting jig

    Repetitive flutes are a great way to add style to columns, molding or furniture parts, but machining them can be a true test of patience. The Rockler Router Fluting Jig makes it fast and easy to rout perfect flutes with even spacing — every time. In this demo video, Alabama Woodworker, Huy Huynh, demonstrates how to set up and use this jig.

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  5. Video: Pallet Wood Pipe Clamp Workbench Vise

    Pipe clamp workbench vise with laminated pallet wood

    In this video, Paul Jackman makes an addition to his shop-made workbench, a moxon-style vise.

    To match the rest of the workbench, Paul decided to use one of his patented

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  6. How Dust Collection Systems Work

    Hooking dust collector up to band saw

    A dust collection system works by capturing woodworking dust and debris in a stream of air and transporting it through the system's ductwork to a collection area.

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  7. What Makes Dust Collection Important?

    Dust right dust collection system

    Whether it’s a large commercial operation, or a weekend woodworker's garage-sized shop, dust collection is an important consideration.

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  8. Video: Crayon and Epoxy Inlaid Coffee Table

    Mid-century modern coffee table with decorative crayon and epoxy design

    In this video, Chris Salomone makes a coffee table with melted crayon inlay and epoxy over top for protection..

    Techniques include gluing up a wood top, working with

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