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I have heard SO MANY people and even knowledgeable and experienced woodworkers who say, "I am afraid to use a router, they scare me". And there are so many things that routers can do, it's a sad that so many people cannot benefit from using them, so this video is meant to help some who fear using routers and show some of the many benefits that can be gained by overcoming that fear ...
And where better to start, that with what routers are available and some of the bits that can be used ...
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Who doesn't love new tools?? I often think that is at least half the fun of woodworking, all the neat tools we get to use, purchase, and figure out. I guess it's the "mechanics" of woodworking, and for me, even re-purchasing newer versions of a tool I may already have can also be exciting because often, there are new tool features.
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And such was the case with the "MINI" clamping squares I picked up at Lee Valley recently. I already have a larger set for furniture and cabinet making, and I love how much easier and more accurate they are to work with .. but how about something for BOX Making ...
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Plastic dipping tool handles to give them a better grip has been around for many, many years and to be honest, I have seen some pretty poor results from these so I thought it was time to try this out myself to see if the product is the problem or is it user problems??
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I read the instructions a few times and even did some research online to make sure I understood how this liquid product worked and hopefully I would get the best results from it ...
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Black Friday sales often drive out new and innovative products for the new season and into the future, it is also a time when we can save a bit of money on things ... or so I thought, when one item from my purchases of three was lost, I canceled the order and re-ordered about 2 weeks later, only to find that the small item I ordered was $15 cheaper than the Black Friday Sale - buyer beware I remind myself. But there they are, a new version of a clamping device that I often use when assembling or dry fitting projects, a very innovative speed square with some new kinds of features, that was surprisingly accurate, and the jig I will find most useful, a series of round-over templates for using my palm router to round over the corners of tables and similar items and get perfectly matched rounded corners. So check out tool deals from this Amazon Haul!