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Safely using a table saw is one of the cornerstones of woodworking, but for some who want to be woodworkers, this tool can be super scary to use, but they are not the only people who can be intimidated by these loud, dusty and powerful machines and that is why we can embrace options like Auto Cut, the a table saw wood feeder mechanism.
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Many years ago when they first started to emerge on the market, I made a video using a laser etcher. I liked the idea of what they could do but I was disappointed with the power, which of course limits what they can do. I have been passively watching this market as the power and capabilities of these machines has increased and it's time for me to have another closer look ...
When Ikier Laser first contacted me, I had already been looking at their line-up of laser machines so I had a pretty good idea what advancements they had implemented, and is was enough for me to want to learn more. What I found were powerful Laser Machines with far more advanced capabilities and Apps to drive them, and so I decided to see first hand what had changed and try one out.
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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.
Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/is4OF-pCI4s
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 ...