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  1. 46. How to Cut Circles and Curves With a Router

    Learn how to use a router and a special jig to cut perfect circles and ovals.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 47. Selecting Circular Blades (05:49)

    Informative tips for selecting the best circular blades for workshop tasks.

  3. 48. How to Apply a Lacquer Finish to Wood

    Lacquer is often used to finish fine woodworking projects because it has clarity, depth and a quick dry time.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 49. Arts and Crafts Window Trim (03:11)

    Create custom oak window trim with tips from Amy Matthews.

  5. 50. How to Avoid Problems When Making Half-Lap Joints

    A half-lap joint is made of two rabbets that partially overlap. See how to avoid a bad half-lip joint -- one that doesn't mate up well ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 51. How To Cut Mortise-and-Tenon Joints

    Follow these tips for cutting mortise-and-tenon joints using a router.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 52. How to Make a Butcher-Block Cutting Board

    A small drop of butcher-block material from an undermount sink cut-out is repurposed as a new oversized cutting board.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 53. How to Use a Stiletto Nail Puller

    This stiletto nail puller is an innovative tool that is used to pull a nail out of wood with minimal damage.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 54. The Basics on Cutting Dados

    Use this DIY Network guide to learn more about cutting dados.

  10. 55. Rustic Porch Swing (00:20:00)

    Bruce uses timber from his property to build a rustic porch swing.

  11. 56. Wood Moisture Meters (01:37)

    Consider using a meter to detect the exact moisture level of wood stock.

  12. 57. Joinery with Your Router (05:28)

    Using specialized router bits for cutting tongue & groove joints.

  13. 58. How to Mortise Using a Router and Corner Chisel

    David Thiel demonstrates the correct way to mortise using a router and corner chisel. These instructions show how to use a trim router ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 59. Forstner Drill Bit Techniques (01:58)

    Learn tips for using different types and sizes of forstner drill bits.

  15. 60. Dado Stack Primer (04:44)

    Expand your woodworking terminology with this lesson on dado stacks.

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