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width=”853″ height=”480″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”> 1. Start with your project idea It can be a full plan or just a simple sketch 2. Make a parts list Then determine the board footage of each part 3. Add it up Then estimate a waste factor for some margin to work with Don’t Like Math? Here’s An Easier
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width=”800″ height=”450″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”> Arguably, the best part of quarter sawn white oak is its surprising figure. Before you finish your quarter sawn white oak projects, consider how to make that beautiful ray figure look its best. The good news is that you have several simple techniques that provide impressive results. It takes no special hard-to-master
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What do these lumber fractions mean? 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4, 10/4, 12/4 In short, these fractions are the names for the thickness of hardwood lumber. The thickness is expressed as a fraction, and goes in increments of quarters of an inch. However, this fraction is more of a name than it is a precise measurement. It
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When: Saturday, May 13, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Instructor Gary McCaslin Where Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Register $99 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Router Skills by Southwest School of Woodworking In this, short but information packed, 5-hour class you will learn how to safely and
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When: Saturday, April 8, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Instructor Gary McCaslin Where Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Register $99 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Bandsaw Skills by Southwest School of Woodworking In this, short but information packed, 5-hour class you will learn how to safely
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When: Saturday, April 1 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, April 2 9:00 am- 5:00 pm Instructor Doug Forsha Where Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Register $359(register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Jewelry Box Workshop by Southwest School of Woodworking In this workshop, Doug will take you through the
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When: 3 Days of Instruction! Friday, March 17 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Saturday, March 18 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, March 19 9:00 am- 5:00 pm Instructor Doug Forsha Where Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Register $479(register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Wall Cabinet Workshop by
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When: March 4, 2017 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Where: Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 What’s Included: Materials Shop & tools instruction by Gary McCaslin Register $99 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Table Saw Skills by Southwest School of Woodworking In this, short but information packed,
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When:February 18 & 19, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (both days) Where: Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) What’s Included: Materials Shop & tools instruction by Gary McCaslin You keep the project and enjoy the satisfaction of building a project Register $379 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Book Case Workshop by Southwest School
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Small Table Workshop at Southwest School of Woodworking February 4 & 5, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (both days) Instructor: Doug Forsha Where: Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) Register $359 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Small Table Workshop by Southwest School of Woodworking In this workshop, taught by Master Craftsman Doug Forsha,
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  Who Doesn’t Admire a Handcrafted Wood Table? Here’s a project idea that you’ll enjoy planning, creating and adding to your home. Smaller than a coffee table, an accent table or stand is just the sort of thing that helps make a room pop with art, delicacy and function. It’ll help make your home your home, not
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American Black Walnut Is The Craftsman’s Darling It’s dark, handsome, classy, and a downright joy to cut, shape, sand and finish into a wonderful project. But there’s a downside. It’s really easy to look at a pile of walnut and assume it’s low in quality because walnut, the poor guy, has a lot of characteristics
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