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  1. Cutting Dadoes that Fit Perfectly

    Chris Marshall holding dado jig

    Learn how to cut dadoes that fit your workpiece perfectly. The Rockler Perfect Fit Dado Jig lets you rout precise dados and grooves at any increment from 1/4'' to 1'' wide. Since it uses a scrap of your actual material for setup, the fit is spot-on, every time. Just rout the first shoulder with the jig in the ''closed'' position, then rout the second shoulder with the jig in the ''open'' position. The result is a tailor-cut dado that fits like no other. No need to buy undersized plywood bits, or bits for other odd thicknesses—your dados can fit any thickness within the range (19/64'' for example) using standard 1/4'', 3/8'' or 1/2'' straight bits.



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  2. This Hose Fits Your Portable Power Tools


    Handheld power tools generate a lot of dust right where you least want it: directly under your nose. Unfortunately, the confusing array of non-standardized small ports on handheld tools makes it hard to connect a dust hose—until now. The Rockler 3' to 12' Expandable FlexiPort Hose Kit and 12' Fixed Length Flexiport Hose Kit flex to fit on almost any tool, plus a 2-1/4'' port that connects to most shop vacuums and dust separators.



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  3. How to Install Cane Webbing in Furniture



    In this Rockler demonstration you'll learn how to install traditional cane webbing in furniture projects. Cane webbing has been used in furniture making for centuries. Rattan cane is exceptionally durable, making it a good choice for heavy-duty applications, such as chair seats. Cane webbing can also be used as a panel material in doors or cabinet backs, adding an interesting texture to a project.



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  4. Choosing the Right 4" Dust Collection Hose and Fittings


    The woodworking dust collection hose you use depends on the tool you are using, the type of dust collector you are using and the distance between the tool and dust collector. In this Rockler demo we will focus on the different options available when you are setting up a dust collection system with 4"-dia. dust hose and fittings.



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  5. Introduction to Steam Bending Wood

    steam bending kit with coat hook project


    In this Rockler demonstration you'll learn how to use the Rockler Steam Bending Kit to bend pieces of wood to form interesting pieces. The basic techniques you'll need to get started are demonstrated to make a set of coat hooks. You can find the plan for these coat hooks in the July/August 2021 issue of Woodworker's Journal Magazine.



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  6. How to Make a Picture Frame with Cordless Tools

    makita cordless router


    Cordless tools have come a long way in a little more than 20 years. Now there are cordless versions of tools that we never thought possible. I this video you'll see how we used a cordless biscuit joiner , router, sander and even a miter saw to make a beautiful oak picture frame.



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  7. 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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  8. Magswitch Featherboards and Dial Indicator

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    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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