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Scrap Wood Storage Cart – Easy Shop Organization

Get a handle on your scraps with this awesome mobile scrap wood storage cart. The Problem One thing every woodworker has to deal with is scraps and they certainly pile up quickly.  Fortunately, we’ve got a few options 1) trash em 2) burn em (at ...
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How to Make/DIY Floating Shelves

A few weeks back a friend from work asked me if I could make her some floating shelves for her kitchen.  She sent me a few pictures of shelves that she liked and most were dark so I decided to go with solid walnut.  There’s ...
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How to Build a Quick and Easy Clamp Rack

Let’s build a clamp rack! A couple months back I had accumulated quite a few clamps, especially F style clamps, and had run out of room on my clamp rack.  One of these days I want to build an all in one clamp rack solution ...
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How to Install a Ductless Mini Split

Welcome to another Average Craftsman build article.  Actually, we’re not really building anything today, we’re installing.  Installing what?  Glad you asked.  I will be walking you through my installation of a Pioneer Ductless Mini Split. First, we’ll discuss how a mini split functions and then ...
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Making a Big Cutting Board

A cutting board is a staple of the novice woodworker as they are great projects that can be built with minimal tools.  They can also be extremely intricate and elaborate.  You can make beautiful cutting boards going either the simple or complex route. Skip Intro ...
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How to Build a Simple Drill Press Table

We’re going to make the most of our drill press by building a simple drill press table.  The Shortcomings of Most Drill Presses Drill presses are awesome tools.  They can do a lot of things and can really save you time with quick repeatability ...
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