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Rasp

This article is about the wood working tool. For other uses, see RASP (disambiguation). Fine wood rasp Farrier using a two-sided file, double-cut on the visible side and rasp cut against a horse’s hoof A rasp is coarse form of file[1] used for coarsely shaping wood or other material. Typically a hand tool, it consists […]

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Wood veneer

Wood veneer RCA Dimensia console TV set In woodworking, veneer refers to thin slices of wood, usually thinner than 3 mm (1/8 inch),[1] that typically are glued onto core panels (typically, wood, particle board or medium-density fiberboard) to produce flat panels such as doors, tops and panels for cabinets, parquet floors and parts of furniture. They […]

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Roy Underhill

Roy Underhill (born December 22, 1950)[1] was born and raised in Washington, D.C., and was the first master housewright at the Colonial Williamsburg reconstruction. Since 1979, he has been the host of the PBS series The Woodwright’s Shop. Currently, the show is the longest running PBS “how-to” show.[citation needed] Underhill was introduced to traditional woodworking […]

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Woodworking

“Wood shop” redirects here. For the film, see Woodshop (film). Artists can use woodworking to create delicate sculptures. Woodworking is the activity or skill of making items from wood, and includes cabinet making (Cabinetry and Furniture), wood carving, joinery, carpentry, and woodturning. Contents 1 History 1.1 Ancient Egypt 1.2 Ancient Rome 1.3 Ancient China 2 […]

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Slick (tool)

Drawing of a slick A slick is a large chisel, characterized by a wide (2-4 inches, 5–10 cm), heavy blade, and a long, frequently slender, socketed handle. The combined blade and handle can reach two feet (60 cm) in length. The blade of a slick is slightly curved lengthwise, and/or the handle socket is cranked upward, such […]

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Router (woodworking)

This article is about router tools. For the network device, see Router (computing). (Learn how and when to remove this template message) A “D-handle” fixed-base router A router (/ˈraʊtər/, also /-ə/) is a hand tool or power tool that a worker uses to rout (hollow out) an area in relatively hard material like wood or […]

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Scratch awl

Scratch awl A scratch awl is a woodworking layout and point-making tool. It is used to scribe a line to be followed by a hand saw or chisel when making woodworking joints and other operations.[1] The scratch awl is basically a steel spike with its tip sharpened to a fine point. The tip of the […]

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Router table (woodworking)

Bench top mountable router table View underneath router table showing plunge router attached A router table is a stationary woodworking machine in which a vertically oriented spindle of a woodworking router protrudes from the machine table and can be spun at speeds typically between 3000 and 24,000 rpm. Cutter heads (router bits) may be mounted […]

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Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac

(Learn how and when to remove this template message) Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac is a woodworking television show hosted by carpenter and woodworker Thomas J. MacDonald that is produced by WGBH Boston. The show is distributed by American Public Television. Contents 1 Overview 2 Broadcast 3 DVDs 4 References 5 External links […]

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List of tool manufacturers

This is a list of manufacturers of Woodworking hand tools, hand-held power tools and stationary machines References[edit] ^ “Brands – Atlas Copco”. Atlas Copco. Retrieved 5 June 2017.  ^ “Who We Are – BAD DOG TOOLS”. Bad Dog Tools. Retrieved 5 June 2017.  ^ “BAD DOG TOOLS – Bad Dog Tools”. Bad Dog Tools. Retrieved […]

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