Category Archives: Joinery

At Least Find Me Handy

One of the things about this hobby that brings me joy is the ability to solve small problems, like a missing bottom for this drawer. I especially like it when I can use scrap wood found around the place, and … Continue reading

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Cross Lap with Mitered Corners

Originally posted on HILLBILLY DAIKU:
Well, I might as well start this journey. Cross Lap with Mitered Corners cross_lap_mitered_corners-pdf I have, as yet, been unable to find any written reference to this joint.  I have seen an example of it…

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Practice Projects

In the shop yesterday morning, feeling frustrated. I needed to make something – anything. I stared at my tools, thinking about how I didn’t have all the wood I needed for any of the projects on my to-do list. As … Continue reading

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Dados on the 45

Any time I can put a 115 year old tool to good use, it’s a good day in my shop. Love it when I get to use my Stanley 45.

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