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A Parts List is More than Just Sizes Creating a parts list in the "biz" is what's called "a take off". This can be as simple as building a list of parts and their sizes.…

3D Modeling Makes Trying Multiple Options Easy Armed with some basic proportions and some design ideas to augment the functional demands I head to SketchUp (or your modeling program of choice) to hammer out the…

SketchUp Designs Show Us Things Pencil and Paper Won't I started off this Office Hours talking a bit about frame saws and how the hang angle is treated differently than you typical English pattern saw.…

  Work Holding for Plowing Grooves Work holding for plowing grooves can get complicated especially when the work piece is very narrow. This is because we want to align the edge of the work piece…