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drawing of curved bench, overhead view

National Pi Day

Posted Mar 20, 2015

Formulas with pi are essential to design and precision.

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cutting tenons with jig at the table saw

The Tenoning Jig

Posted Jun 23, 2013

We cut the cheeks for tenons on the table saw with a Delta tenoning jig.

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Bent Laminated Braces

Posted Dec 22, 2012

With a press and custom form, we make curved braces.

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The Tapered Sliding Dovetail

Posted Nov 24, 2012

The tapered sliding dovetail joint is as elegant as it is frustrating.

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Mortising Seats for Splats

Posted Aug 15, 2012

We mortised for chair splats with a plunge router.

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elliptical apron clamped to form

Laminating an Elliptical Curved Apron

Posted Apr 23, 2012

We make thin strips and laminate them to a form.

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Making an Elliptical Laminating Form for a Table Apron

Posted Apr 10, 2012

For a custom table apron, we built an elliptical form.

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strips sawn for laminating into rockers

Making Rocker Strips

Posted Jun 02, 2011

We saw strips for laminating into rockers.

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