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  1. Clamp-It Corner Jigs and Corner Clips Make Building Cabinets Easier

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    One of the most important factors when assembling cabinets is to make sure the case pieces are square to each other. And, assembling cabinets can be a challenge when you're working alone. Learn how the Rockler Clamp-It Corner Jig and Corner Clips are like extra sets of hands that make it easier to assemble perpendicular cabinet and box corners. The Clamp-It system firmly holds panels at a precise right angle, freeing up your hands so you can drive fasteners.

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  2. Making Furniture with Beadlock Floating Tenons

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    In this week's Rockler demo, you'll learn how the new Beadlock Pro Jig makes it easy to create floating tenons when you're building furniture. The Beadlock system creates incredibly strong, totally concealed joints with only your hand drill. Just pop the included drilling guide into the jig in the ''A'' position to locate the initial holes, then slide it to the ''B'' position to drill the overlapping holes.



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  3. How to Install Semi-Concealed Hinges

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    Semi-Concealed Hinges are hinges that are partially hidden behind the cabinet door. However, that's not the only defining factor. Many butt hinges and no-mortise hinges also wrap around the back of the door and/or face frame. But unlike those hinges, semi-concealed hinges offer the added benefit of being self-closing, or are offered with a self-closing option. And unlike butt hinges and no-mortise hinges, semi-concealed hinges are only designed for overlay doors or 3/8" inset doors. They will not fit full inset doors..

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  4. How to Install No-Mortise Hinges

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    No-Mortise Butt Hinges feature interlocking hinge leaves that eliminate the need to cut hinge mortises.. These durable, free-swinging hinges open and close smoothly—ideal for kitchen cabinets, shutters, furniture, clock cases, small boxes and more! They are available in a variety of sizes and plated finishes to perfectly complement any project.

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  5. How to Install Butt Hinges

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    Learn how to install traditional butt hinges . These durable, free-swinging hinges open and close smoothly—ideal for kitchen cabinets, shutters, furniture, clock cases, small boxes and more! They are available in a variety of sizes and plated finishes to perfectly complement any project.

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  6. How to Install European Concealed Hinges

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    European-style hinges may seem complicated until you try them and see how easy they are to install and why so many production shops use them exclusively for hanging cabinet doors. Once in place, European hinges also allow for some helpful adjustments that other hinge styles don't. Depending on the specific hinge, you can adjust your cabinet doors up and down, side to side and in and out by turning a couple of screws. These versatile hinges are designed to accommodate either face frame or frameless cabinets. For either style of cabinet, you can buy hinge to suit doors that overlay the cabinet opening or set inside it.

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  7. Making Coasters with New Epoxy Coaster Molds

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    These wood and epoxy coasters are a perfect DIY project to use up scraps of wood you have around your shop. It's also a great opportunity to make a project with epoxy without having to purchase gallons of it. We used Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast Epoxy and Rockler Silicone Coaster Casting Molds . The skills you learn on this project can be applied to making larger epoxy projects, such as river tables and deep pour projects.

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  8. Making a Two-Person Peg Game with CNC

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    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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