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  1. Video: Four Reasons to Use A Table Saw Crosscut Sled

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    Every table saw comes with a miter gauge, and they’re made for making crosscuts and angled cuts. So why do you need a crosscut sled? There are four good reasons why a crosscut sled can improve your safety and accuracy at the table saw. Chris Marshall will show you all four in this video. So, whether you’re crosscutting big stock or little tiny workpieces, or making repetitive cuts or angled cuts. A crosscut sled can improve your safety and accuracy at the table saw.

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  2. Video: How To Change A Band Saw Blade

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    Using the correct blade and keeping a sharp blade in your band saw are two of the best ways to get good cutting results. Learn how to change your band saw blade and how to set your band saw guide blocks and thrust bearing.

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  3. Video: How To Apply Wood Veneer

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    Learn how to attach wood veneer to a plywood substrate. Veneer is a thin piece of solid wood. Plywood is most commonly used as the substrate because it is dimensionally stable, meaning that it does not expand and contract much with changes in temperature or humidity. Veneer is attached to the substrate with wood glue.

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  4. Video: How To Clean Your Saw Blades

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    If your table saw, miter saw, or circular saw isn't cutting well, the solution may be as simple as cleaning the blade. Cleaning your saw blade is an easy way to improve your saw's cutting performance.

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  5. Video: Measuring Dust Ports & Dust Hoses

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    Even the best dust collection system won't be effective if the dust hoses don't properly fit the tool dust ports. One of the easiest ways to make sure you always have the right hose connector for each tool is to measure the inside and outside diameter of each tool port and connector. This may seem like an obvious tip, but a lot of woodworkers don't take the time to measure and they often grab the wrong size hose or fittings.

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  6. Video: How To Remove Stripped Screws With A Screw Extractor

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    Removing screws that have a stripped head can be frustrating. There are lots of reasons a screw head can strip, but one of the easiest ways to remove a screw that has a stripped head is to use a screw extractor bit. An extractor bit features two ends. One end looks a little like a short twist drill bit, and it is called the burnisher. The burnisher cuts away some of the stripped original driver profile, leaving a clean surface. The other end is the extractor, which features sharpened threads that are cut in the opposite direction of ordinary screw threads. The extractor end bites into the screw head and turns it when the drill is run in the reverse direction.

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  7. Video: How To Resaw Lumber With A Band Saw

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    Resawing lumber is cutting the stock lengthwise along the edge. Resawing a board creates a thinner piece of stock. This technique is used to make thin panels, such as veneer, and also to make book match panels. Learn how to choose the best band saw blade and band saw fence to resaw a board. A wider blade is best for resawing. Choose a 3/4-in.-wide band saw blade for most 14-in. band saws and choose a 1-in.-wide blade for most 15-in. band saws.

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  8. Video: Make A Simple Circular Saw Cutting Guide

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    This DIY circular saw cutting guide will help you make straight and accurate cuts with your circular saw. Learn how to make this saw guide. You only need a couple pieces of thin sheet stock to make this guide and it will work with just about any circular saw. You can also make the same type of cutting guide for your jig saw.

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