Category: Woodworking Enlightenment

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3D PRINTED WOODWORKING AIDS

By Don Snyder Don designed several wood working jigs with Openscad software and 3D printed the jigs.

August 2020 Monthly Meeting Recording

Jay Noffsinger did a great job presenting a video and answer questions on Oval Shaker Boxes.

Show and Tell floor-lamp project

By Donald Snyder

Michael Fortune Presents On Chair Building

Michael Fortune

Show & Tell: Dice Tower

Mark Bierman is doing his part to stay busy at home by building this dice tower. Here is a cute little project for game night. I built this for my son that plays Dungeons and Dragons. I have included the plans that I found online free. It works well and is easy to make.  You can…
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Scott Grove Presents on Veneering

On the morning of Saturday, June 20, 2020, Scott Grove gave an introduction to veneering to the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild. His own description of the presentation and a recording of the Zoom meeting are below. Scott Grove, internationally-renowned master craftsman, introduces you to the wonderful world of veneer. He covers veneering fundamentals that includes…
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May 2020 – Show & Tell

Collin Preftakes recently completed this five foot tall cherry bookcase. It sports adjustable shelves, raised panel sides, and a shiplapped back. Most of the construction was done with Collin’s own hand tools, save for a few cuts made at the Guild’s shop. Thank you, Collin, for sharing this wonderful work of art!

April 2020 – Show & Tell

Due to current health concerns, monthly Guild meetings remain canceled, but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue Show & Tell! Please send woodworking projects – past or present – to newsletter@slwg.org. We’d love to know what you’ve been up to!

Stabilized Blanks

A member recently inquired on our forums, “What is a stabilized blank?” and today we have the answer. Thank you, A cut off is just the portion of the wood that wasn’t needed and cut off. In my case, I had 23″ long pieces of quilted maple, ( figured maple ), I only needed 13″…
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Rockler Cross Lap Jig

One of our favorite Guild sponsors, Brian Romine with Rockler, shared a number of new and popular products available at his store. One of those is the Rocker Cross Lap Jig. When you need to cut multiple lap joints with uniform spacing, reach for our Cross Lap Jig. Screw it to your miter gauge and…
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