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One Rabbeting Bit to rule them all?

September 8, 20152 Comments

When it comes to plowing out material for a rabbet joint I almost always do the job on my table saw using a stacked dado head cutter. Why? Not sure really, force of habit I’m guessing? Actually, it’s probably more to do with a greater sense of safety I have at the table saw than […]

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Weekend with WOOD Snippet No. 5

May 23, 20130 Comments

Among the speakers at the first ever Weekend with WOOD Event was Marc Adams. Yes, THAT Marc Adams of the Marc Adams School of Woodworking! Marc was teaching a number of courses varying from veneering and marquetry all the way to using routers. I had a chance to sneak into his “Getting the most from […]

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Milwaukee 5616-20 Fixed Base Router Review with ToolSELECT TV

February 27, 20130 Comments

Time to return to the ToolSELECT TV studio for another tool review! This time around it’s all about the Milwaukee 5616-20 Fixed Base Router. This model from Milwaukee is a fixed base router with a twist. Unlike a regular fixed base router that you twist the body to adjust, the user has a couple of […]

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Mid-week tool sneak peek no. 22

February 22, 20126 Comments

Once again I took a little trip out to visit with the crew at ToolSelect.com to share my opinions on a tool they sent me to tryout in the shop, General Tools EZ Pro Mortise and Tenon Jig. It arrived at just the right time, since I was about to start building Samantha’s Mirror Frame. […]

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Two new titles from Hendrik Varju

September 6, 20112 Comments

The end of summer means only one thing here in the Vanderlist household…BACK TO SCHOOL!!! And back to school doesn’t just apply to the kids. The cooler weather ahead tends to drive us in doors and that’s the perfect place to sit back and watch a couple of new DVD titles being released this week […]

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425 Milescraft SignPro

May 3, 20104 Comments

There are times when I just want to make something for fun and I don’t want to spend a lot of time worrying about all the details to make it right. Of course, I do want to make sure it’s something I don’t mind my name being associated with too! One type of project that’s […]

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338 Router Bit of the Month – Whiteside’s Roman Ogee Bit

December 4, 20080 Comments

It’s the beginning of a brand new month and since it’s the first Friday that means it’s time for ROUTER BIT OF THE MONTH!! The Roman Ogee profile is perhaps one of the most readily recognized and most commonly used bits on the market. It’s a compound profile made up of a roundover and a […]

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