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If you're a woodturner, you have a couple of special considerations when dealing with scrap. The lathe can turn any size piece of wood, which encourages you to save everything. But there are still ways to reduce what you save. When you know a scrap will end up round, why not saw the corners off immediately? (See photos, below.) Doing this will decrease space you need for storage and can reveal hidden

This molding rack made from 1x1» is a serie» of hanging grids extending hack 12 ft. You can uw similar small-scale rack* to «lore dowel*, scrap or other long and thin stock.

Woodturner» can reduce scrap and cheek stock for defects at the -nme time by Hawing square blanks into octagons. The no-math. no-iiieastirc-uient trick shown in these t\»o photos sets the saw fence at the perfect distance to produce an octagonal turning hlauk. Tilt the Made to 45°. Kcst the squared stock agaiimt the hlade (left), and hriug the fence up until it touches the corner of the Mock. Then lav the wood flat and run it by the hlade to remove the corners. The same idea works on the hand-

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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