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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, 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) ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Jewelry Box Workshop by Southwest School of Woodworking In this
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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 $399(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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width=”853″ height=”480″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”> Wood finishing is a mystery to many woodworkers. But I think this video above will help communicate the essentials to the craft of applying a nice, smooth, clear protective finish on a piece of furniture. What Are The Basics of Getting a Fantastic Wood Finish? Apply several light coats rather than thick, heavy coats Let
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width=”800″ height=”450″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”> Curly maple, tiger maple, fiddleback maple and quilted maple (various names for different types of figure found in maple lumber) have to be some of the more interesting woods to finish because you can take a board from mild to wild with the simplest of techniques. Here are just a few of them.
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Build This Elegant Custom Cutting Board In A Weekend December 17 & 18, 2016 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (both days) Class size: 5 min – 8 max Instructor: Doug Forsha Where: Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) Register $195 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Here’s a great way for you to broaden your woodworking skills
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