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From Rob's Bench:

Simple jobs that bring a smile and a good-looking woodworking video

Ready for home
I’ve just finished what turned out to be a really simple workstation renovation job for a friend. They had a pretty good idea of what they wanted the finished workstation to look like, but hadn’t a clue how to get there.
Skill Builder:

The power of wedges

The power of wedges
The simple yet powerful wedge has been around for more than two million years and is still useful in the world of woodworking. The sharp end dives right in and with a few blows on the blunt end you can either split a log or seat something nice and tight. Using a wedge for wooden hand planes, clamping wood panels, holding workpieces and securing sandpaper is just the beginning. Let’s make a bunch.
Wood Finishing:

Red oak finish

Red Oak Finish
There are few woods easier to finish than red oak. Whether you want it stained and sporting a bulletproof topcoat, or have its natural oak glow shining through, you can’t go wrong with red oak.
Skill Builder:

9 super-simple small shop hacks

Small Shop Hacks
Every woodworker would agree that small shop hacks can make your time in the shop more productive and enjoyable. They say it’s the little things that make a big difference, and I would tend to agree.
Tool Review:

DEWALT ATOMIC 1/4" cordless 3-speed impact driver

dewalt DCF850B
When you need to sink hundreds of screws in short order or assemble a lot of nuts and bolts, an impact driver is the tool to use. Its impacting action generates far less torque reaction than a drill/driver, making it easier to control, and because of the combined rotational and impact force, less likely to strip screws or bolt heads.

While the new DEWALT DCF850 is up against some tough competitors, I think it sets the new standard for compactness and power when it comes to 18V (20V MAX) impact drivers.
Featured Product:

Carbide-tipped wood turning tools set

Carbide tipped wood turning tools
The carbide woodturning tool has a replaceable and rotatable carbide attached to its steel shaft. If the blade's tip gets blunt, you can either rotate the blade to a sharper area or replace it once all edges have grown dull. The carbide turning tool provides longer life and eliminates the downtime of sharpening.
Home Improvement:

Under-the-stairs storage

Under the Stairs Storage
Six creative ways to make the best use of space under your stairs.
“In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things.
In physical terms, I move through them;
yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me.
John Fowles
CFP - LSB - 03-22
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