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  1. How to Cut Through Dovetails with the Leigh D4R Pro Router Jig

    leigh dovetail jig demo

    In this Rockler demo video you'll learn how to cut through dovetail joints using the Leigh D4R Pro 24" Dovetail Jig. Dovetail joints are one of the hallmarks of fine woodowrking craftsmanship. makes cutting both key and mortise fast and foolproof. The Starter Kit includes a unique, two-piece bushing. Install the sleeve to rout the mortise, then remove it to rout the bow tie key. Since the same template is used for both, you're guaranteed a perfect fit.

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  2. Patch or Replace a Centerboard?

    Rock damaged plywood sailboat centerboard

    Can you patch a damaged sailboat centerboard or should it be replaced?

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  3. Finishing Outdoor Cedar Projects?

    Unfinished adirondack chair made out of cedar

    What finish, if any, should be used on outdoor cedar furniture?

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  4. Video: DIY Retro Stereo Speakers

    David Picciuto showing plywood speakers designed like vintage guitar amps

    In this video, David Picciuto builds a unique set of vintage stereo speakers.

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  5. When to Install a Butterfly Key?

    Butterfly key cutting tools and an installed key

    Should I surface a cherry slab before or after installing a butterfly key?

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  6. Why Did Sanded Epoxy Turn White?

    Live edge coffee table with epoxy poured into gaps

    Why does colored epoxy turn white when you sand it?

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  7. Magswitch Featherboards and Dial Indicator


    Three new tool accessories from Magswitch are easy to attach and hold securely. Each Magswitch features a switchable magnet that clings to any ferrous metal surface.

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  8. Video: Barn Door Dog Crate and Entertainment Center

    Dog crate with a sliding barn door

    In this video, DIY Creators builds a multipurpose dog crate that can be used as a TV stand.

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