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Spring Lawn Prep with Scott’s new Foundation Soil Improver

To get my lawn ready for spring, I'm using Scott's Foundation Soil Improver, which is a new...

Starbond Glue Review for Filling Wood Gaps

I've heard a lot of good things about Starbond superglues for filling gaps and cracks in wood, so I put it to the test to fill a gap and some knots that were on the bottom side of the Quarter Sawn White Oak top I made for a bookcase.    Here's the video and you'll see...

How To Build a Bookcase – Classic Design

I get started building this small bookcase, which is a great woodworking project that follows a classic and pretty basic design.  I use Quarter Sawn White Oak for the legs, top and small bead molding at the bottom of the bookcase, and will give that a natural finish. ...

Simple Trick for Perfect Miters: Pro Tip

Here's the how-to video and step-by-step instructions showing you how to get perfect tight-fitting miters every time.   https://youtu.be/_MXBEVH4I_4   Step 1:  Create a 45 degree angle on the end of the bead molding you're using and mark that with a pencil....

Must Have Router Bits for Classic Wainscot Chair Rail

When making classic wainscot chair rail, there are two router bits that I use almost every time.  The first is a small chamfer bit and the the other is a small roundover bit.  I've used these two bits for the last 10 or 15 years to make what I consider a classic chair...

Building a Painting of Jimi Hendrix with Rust and Steel

In this steel painting of Jimi Hendrix, I fast forward through the process starting with building the wooden structure on the table saw, cutting and gluing the metal, taping and cutting the stencil, priming, painting, rusting, sealing, framing, and finally hanging the...

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