Workbench Tip: Smoother Cuts with Band Saw Blades. Round the back edge with a "tuning" stone. With a rounded back, there aren't any sharp corners to get hung up on. Plus, it decreases wear on the blade.
Build this simple finger joint jig in an afternoon and have time left to make a few boxes. I used two part epoxy to quickly bond the table saw runners and the joint spacer. Take your time lining up the spacer. You may need to do this step a couple times to get it right. I found I needed to make the pins a hair narrower in order to fit the slots.
Re-sawing, the process of cutting a board into thinner pieces of the same length and width, opens up a world of woodworking opportunities. Re-sawing allows you to create wide panels from narrow boards, thin pliable pieces for bent laminations, thin sheets of veneer, and even turn logs into lumber. Like any woodworking skill, re-sawing takes time and practice to master. Here are some tips to help you re-saw like a pro.