Newsletter 45

Woodworking Jokes

He had to turn off both the saw and the dust collector to hear her. She stood at the shop door, shaking with anger, and she looked vaguely familiar.

“I’m your son’s teacher,” she said. “I asked the class what fat chickens give us, and the children said eggs.

Then I asked what a fat pig gives us and they said bacon.”

She paused to collect herself.

“But when I asked what a fat cow gives us,” she continued, “your son said ‘homework’!”

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How to make a push block. Essential woodworking jig and shop project.

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When using a tablesaw, use a push block to control the wood and keep your fingers safe. In this video, I’ll show you how to make this super simple push block (and push stick) with a replaceable base and cleat.

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The Best Push Stick Ever?

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In today’s woodworking build we’re making my version of the best push stick ever (or at least it is tied for 16th with every other “best push stick ever” video).

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The BEST Push Stick EVER!!!

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There is no such thing as the “best” push stick. Here I’m sharing a design of one of the many styles push sticks that I use.

[Video] 3 Most Common Mistakes
When Setting Up Shop

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A woodworking friend of mine shared this video by Ralph Chapman with me that helped him set up his workshop. 

The video explains the benefits of Ralph Chapman’s guide about setting up an affordable workshop and avoiding the most common mistakes offers to anyone interested in woodworking.

Make Professional Push Sticks for Workshop Safety

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Learn why I prefer ‘handle style’ pushsticks at Next Level Carpentry and how you can make a batch of them using a simple pattern routing method. Then remember the most important piece of advice for using pushsticks: “KEEP BETWEEN FINGERS AND BLADE!!” whenever you’re working with power tools. Even if you don’t need to make pushsticks, learning how to make patterns for routing complex curves is useful for a wide variety of other woodworking projects.

The video is on the long side because I packed it full of useful methods and tips for making routing patterns from MDF scrap along with a few bonus tips and techniques I tossed in. Learn ‘how to coil a bandsaw blade’ and what I use to keep dust from sticking to lenses on my glasses.

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