How To Make A Try Square | Beginner Woodworking Project

Making a Try Square is an incredibly simple project, even though it requires a high amount of precision. When first starting off in woodworking, often, some of the best projects are tools for your own shop. A Try Square is one of the simplest tools that can be used for the rest of your life. Along the way, we will learn how to make a bridle joint and how to adjust the Try Square as it will move over time. Put your worries behind you and feel free to jump in and make your very own try Square.

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Making a Bird Feeder for Mothers Day With the Kids

A bird feeder, what better present to make for Mother's Day with the kids. This is a simple project that can be made in an afternoon with the kids helping out and learning about different tools in the shop. With a very basic set of chisel, hand plane, drill and saw anyone can make a bird feeder. Not only will mom love something that the kids made, but the kids will have a good time in the shop and learn about tools.

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What is the Best Wood Glue

What is the best Wood glue?  This wasn't the question that started this test off, but it soon became the goal of the whole test. Initially, I just wanted to know is there any benefit to using dry High glue over one of the liquid choices? but since I'm already doing a glue test I might as well throw in a couple of the PVAs and see how those do, and in that case I might as well test epoxy, and the list began to grow from there. In there end there was a total 32 glues pitted against each other

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Making Interlocking Coasters

I was asked by a friend to make coasters sometime ago on the channel and figured this would be a good opportunity. I don't like making coasters that have to go into a little box as the box itself serves little point other than holding the coasters and that seems counterproductive. I wanted to make some coasters that would hold themselves together but still look like just a stack of coasters.

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James Wright
Making a Tool Box With My Daughter

my daughter (7 years old) made a tool box with all hand tools including the carving on the front in red oak. This was a great woodworking project to do with kids and teach about tools and how to use them. it includes how to use a hand saw, Howto use a Brace and bit, How-to use a hand plane and other hand tool skills.if a 7-year-old can carve and build this tool box so can you and your kid!

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James Wright