michael wilcox

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Compact Dust Collector

Compact Dust Collector

tiny toothpick dowels

tiny toothpick dowels

Top notch joinery doesnt mean anything if you dont get a good clamp-up. Try these tips to accomplish just that. #woodworkingideas

Top notch joinery doesnt mean anything if you dont get a good clamp-up. Try these tips to accomplish just that. #woodworkingideas

A sail pack is an excellent addition to your cruising boat and easy to make with Sailrite's instructions. However I suggest some changes.

A sail pack is an excellent addition to your cruising boat and easy to make with Sailrite's instructions. However I suggest some changes.

tiller steer

For boats equipped with a good old tiller, a sheet-to-tiller rig is the easiest, simplest, most satisfying way to tick off self-steering miles.

How the system was set up—the aft car is set in the close-hauled position, with the low-friction rings used to keep the clew under tension when the sheet is eased—the same effect as moving the car forward

I’ve always been less than enthusiastic about changing my genoa sheet leads on different points of sail.

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Cut legs A & rails B, C to size. Cut hand hole & mortises for hinges in back rail. Cut half lap joints in legs & rails. Lay assembly on bench & clamp swing-leg assemblies on top in open position. Make sure top edges & outside faces of swing-leg rails

These expensive woodworking tools pay for themselves in accuracy and efficiency. I’ve been building custom furniture for many years and, like most of you, I’ve acquired my woodworking tools as I can afford them. The tools in this list might seem expensive, quirky, and even redundant, but stay with me and I’ll prove their worth.

Seth Keller introduces you to five different expensive woodworking tools - two types of squares, a pocket block plane, a palm router, and special saws.

My builder: What do you want on the glass above the door?  Me: 74 (Baskerville or something similar)

My builder: What do you want on the glass above the door? Me: 74 (Baskerville or something similar)