Skillbuilder Videos

  1. Video: Corner Clips Make Building Cabinets Easier


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    Assembling 90 degree corners is a huge part of woodworking. Putting those corners together accurately, while it's not advanced joinery, can be a little tricky especially if you're using miters at the corners. With that in mind, I'd like to introduce you a couple of products that I think you'll find extremely useful.

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  2. Video - Making Taper Cuts Using A Table Saw


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    Cutting tapers or angled wood pieces is a pretty common technique in woodworking and there are a few different ways to go about it. This video walks you through how to make taper or angled cuts using a table saw and a jig.

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  3. Video: Gluing Up Wood Panels with Butt Joints & Biscuits


    Gluing Up Wood Panels with Butt Joints & Biscuits


    The butt joint (taking narrower pieces and gluing them up into a wider panel) is a fundamental woodworking joint when building with solid wood. In this video, you'll learn the basic process for gluing boards together to make a larger wood panel.

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  4. Video - How To Make A Sliding Tambour Door


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    Tambour doors are flexible sliding doors often used on roll top desks, computer desks, entertainment centers breadboxes and kitchen appliance garages. Tambour doors are sold pre-assembled, but you can make them yourself in your home workshop using a router and roundover bit. This video will show you how.

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  5. Video: Router Bits for Beginners


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    In this video the most common types of router bits are explained for the novice woodworker. The Rockler router bits highlighted in this video include: Straight, Rabbeting, Round Over, Flush Trim, Roman Ogee, Chamfer, and Undersized Plywood Bits.

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  6. Video: How to Make Cabinet Doors with Rail & Stile Router Bits


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    In this video, you'll learn how to build cabinet door frames using a rail and stile router bit set. Most cabinet doors have frames that are assembled with rail & stile joints, also commonly called cope and stick joints. These joints feature a decorative profile, such as a flat shaker edge, a rounder, or an ogee, that frames the panel, and a groove that contains the panel. Building cabinet doors is easy when you have a rail and stile router bit set to cut these joints.

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