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How to Use a Speed Square

How to Use a Speed Square

Oddly enough, I just bought one of these last Sunday to have a right angle reference. Now I can finish learning how to use it.

Interesting book on old wood-working methods - A Reverence for Wood

Interesting book on old wood-working methods - A Reverence for Wood

Puzzle piece cutting boards. Excellent example of clever kitchen equipment. These can be extended to use as a serving board, hold a wine glass or hung in the kitchen as a nifty decorative accessory. I give it an A.

Puzzle piece cutting boards. Excellent example of clever kitchen equipment. These can be extended to use as a serving board, hold a wine glass or hung in the kitchen as a nifty decorative accessory. I give it an A.

Woodworking: Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and all woodworking projects. Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/woodworking

Woodworking: Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and all woodworking projects. Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/woodworking

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"Human Dimension & Interior Space" by Panero and Martin Zelnik -- one of the best "design for human ergonomics" books out there.:

"Human Dimension & Interior Space" by Panero and Martin Zelnik -- one of the best "design for human ergonomics" books out there.:

B and I are planning on building a work bench for the basement... this looks do-able!

How to Build a Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench

B and I are planning on building a work bench for the basement... this looks do-able!

14 Measuring Tips & Techniques for DIYers ... Add Fractions Fast ... adding 1-13/16 in. to 3-3/8 in. (or any other fractions) doesn't have to hurt. Just line up two rulers or tape measures side by side & read the answer instantly, with complete accuracy.

14 Measuring Tips & Techniques for DIYers ... Add Fractions Fast ... adding 1-13/16 in. to 3-3/8 in. (or any other fractions) doesn't have to hurt. Just line up two rulers or tape measures side by side & read the answer instantly, with complete accuracy.

Joining wood can be simple on a table saw. Create seamless, beautiful joints for all your construction projects.:

Table Saw Techniques

Joining wood can be simple on a table saw. Create seamless, beautiful joints for all your construction projects.:

Free and Easy DIY Storage Project Plan from Shanty2Chic: Learn How to Build a Mobile Kreg Jig Workbench

Free and Easy DIY Storage Project Plan from Shanty2Chic: Learn How to Build a Mobile Kreg Jig Workbench

A useful hardness chart for various types of wood with colors associated for each type.

I found a useful hardness chart for various types of wood with colors associated for each type

A useful hardness chart for various types of wood with colors associated for each type.

Joinery: Joint type titles Really important so you look like you know what you're talking about with a carpenter or contract.

Joinery: Joint type titles Really important so you look like you know what you're talking about with a carpenter or contract.

corner joint

Bed Post with Japanese joinery. (I think that is what this type of joint is called.) this would work great for a raised bed corner.

A blind tenon joint with wedges "Jigokuhozo" (地獄ほぞ) Japanese traditional wood joint technics "Tsugi-te / Shiguchi" (継手/仕口 - straight joint / angled joint)

Woodworking Projects for Beginners

A blind tenon joint with wedges "Jigokuhozo" (地獄ほぞ) Japanese traditional wood joint technics "Tsugi-te / Shiguchi" (継手/仕口 - straight joint / angled joint)

Selecting the right joint: frames  tables http://woodtools.nov.ru/mag/good_wood_joints/good_wood_joints0011.jpg:

Selecting the right joint: frames tables http://woodtools.nov.ru/mag/good_wood_joints/good_wood_joints0011.jpg:

How to Build a Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench | The Family Handyman/ Or easily converted to a potting bench!

How to Build a Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench

How to Build a Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench | The Family Handyman/ Or easily converted to a potting bench!