Mark ( on May 22nd, 2008

With the bracing completed and the notches cut into the kerfed linings, it was time to start the work to attach the top to the sides. However, this task was not going to be able to be completed without some creative clamping. Because the top must be clamped all along its perimeter, any normal clamping […]

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Mark ( on May 11th, 2008

Well, I never did get to that other post for Woodworkers Safety Week 2008 but, I think that if you took the time to read some of the blogs you saw enough of the menagerie of safety devices available to help keep you safe in the workshop. At some point I can do a post […]

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Mark ( on May 4th, 2008

As you may already know, this week has been declared Woodworkers Safety Week 2008. This idea was the work of Marc Spagnuolo of The Wood Whisperer fame. Along with the declaration of Woodworkers Safety Week, the thought was that those of us who write, talk, or video about woodworking might focus some of our efforts […]

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