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  1. 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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  2. How to Cut Perfect Miter Joints?



    Using a table saw sled to cut a miter


    How can you set up an old table saw to cut great miter joints?

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  3. New Jig for Routing Equally Spaced Dadoes

    routing dadoes

    In this Rockler demo, we’ll show you another new and innovative router jig. The Rockler Indexing Dado Jig gives you the capability to cut multiple dadoes that are spaced equally apart without having to set up and move a straightedge with each cut. This speeds up your work and eliminates the potential for errors caused by misplacing the straightedge. You can adjust the spacing between the dados from 1/8'' to 6-9/16'' apart, depending on the diameter bit you use.
    We've also created a cubby cabinet plan that you can download for free.



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  4. Making Sliding Dovetail Joints

    Demonstrating a sliding dovetail joint fitting into groove


    For the woodworker building furniture and cabinets, the sliding dovetail is a joint well worth mastering.

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  5. Building a Dowel Joint



    Assembling a dowel joint before glue-up


    Learn how to make dowel joints quickly and successfully with a doweling jig.

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  6. Using a Marking Knife

    Marking joinery layout lines using a marking knife


    Improve your accuracy and cuts with this time-tested hand tool technique.

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  7. Making the Most of the Butterfly Spline Bit



    Close up of a Freud butterfly spline bit


    At first glance, the Butterfly Spline Bit (sometimes called a Butterfly Key Bit) seems like a very simple and limited use tool. But look closer and you can find a lot of useful applications for these splines.

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  8. Dovetail Joint Pin and Tail Patterns



    Diagram of a dovetail joint pin and tail layout


    Add a custom design to an already beautiful joint by adjusting the layout.

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