Category: Woodworking Enlightenment

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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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Final steps of building a wine stopper

Wine Bottle Stoppers

At the September meeting, John Bronson presented his inspiration for hardwood bottle stoppers as well as a quick overview on how to make them with a lathe and some super glue. Enjoy his beautiful slide deck, full of recommended purchases and progressive updates as he turns his own stopper.

Screenshot of CutList Optimizer

CutList Optimizer

Hal Donovan presented a fantastic website at this month’s meeting,, which will help you get the most out of your sheet stock. Provide the website with the various panels you’ll need – dimensions and quantity for each – and what raw stock you have on hand and you’ll be given a diagram and cut…
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Math in Woodworking: Slides from Don Snyder’s Show & Tell

During the August monthly meeting, Don Snyder shared some insights on how math is used every day in the woodworking world, and today I get to share with you his slides from that presentation. Please enjoy and feel free to peruse his complete website: