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The Octagonizer Gauge

  The most recent episode of “The Woodwright’s Shop” has Roy Underhill and Christopher Schwarz discussing staked furniture.  Part of the discussion is how to layout and cut octagonal tapered legs.  Just before CW starts the explanation of how to … Continue reading

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Staked Side Table-Part 5

Now that I have the shaving horse built and a little practice with the drawknife under my belt, legs were next up on the agenda. The stock for the legs is red oak. Since I have yet to find a … Continue reading

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Geometric Construction-Octagon from a Square

If you work wood sooner or later you will need to create an Octagon from a Square.  Maybe you are preparing a table leg, creating a table top or maybe a lamp base.  You may want to layout a picture or … Continue reading

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