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  1. Joinery Methods for Making Drawer Boxes

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    What's the best joinery method for drawer boxes? For that matter, what are the joinery methods for making drawer boxes? You can build drawer joints using any number of methods, keep in mind you want to make sure your joinery method is durable enough to stand up to the sometimes discourteous treatment that drawers typically receive. That means that in drawer making, the emphasis is on reliable, accurate joinery.

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  2. Ian Kirby Woodworking Design: Making Cuts and Joinery with Marking Tools

    Knives, marking gauges and pencils used fro marking woodworking projects


    Marking your cuts is an essential step in woodworking, and there are a variety of tools for any job from simple pencils to complex marking knives. If you are going to work wood using hand tools, then all of the traditional marking tools are essential.

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  3. Video: How To Make Tongue & Groove V-Groove Boards

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    V-groove board is a decorative panel board similar to beadboard. It features chamfered edges that form a v-groove between each board. The v-groove creates a nice shadow line. You can purchase special router bit sets that will cut the tongue and groove joint and the v-groove in a single pass on each board, but you can also make these boards using more common router bits.

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  4. Video: How To Make Tongue & Groove Cabinet Doors

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    You can save money by making your own cabinet doors. Learn how to make frame and panel cabinet doors using a table saw and dado blade set. With this simple system, you can build custom cabinet doors for your home.

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  5. Video: How To Cut Dados With A Table Saw & Dado Set

    table saw dado blade stack


    A dado joint is a flat bottom channel that is cut to fit the width of another piece of wood. They are perfect for supporting shelves in cabinets or dividers in boxes. We show you how to cut a dado using a table saw and stacked dado blade set.

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  6. Video: How To Cut Half Lap Joints With A Table Saw

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    Half-lap joints are a great way to join two pieces together. There are several ways to cut a half-lap. In this video we show you how to cut a half-lap joint using a table saw and dado set.

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  7. Video: How To Cut Cross Lap Joints

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    When you need to cut multiple cross lap joints with uniform spacing, reach for the Rockler Cross Lap Jig. Screw it to your miter gauge and use it with your table saw and a dado stack to cut the half-lap joints for anything with a wooden grid: lattice, wine racks, grilles/mullions for glass doors, and torsion boxes for your workbenches and table tops.

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  8. Video: What is a Mortise and Tenon Joint

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    A mortise and tenon is one of the most well-known and useful means to join wood together. Primarily used in solid wood woodworking to join end grain to edge grain. A mortise and tenon joint is, at its most basic, a peg fit into a hole. We show you the parts of a mortise and tenon joint and how it should fit together.

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