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This is a how to video in making a zero tolerance throat plate for your table saw. This video is provided to you by Kent Perdue. Kent is an award winning woodworker and tool fanatic. He has won numerous awards for his work and is currently a resident artist at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in TN. He recieved a BFA in Woodworking and Furniture Design from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.
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When beginning woodworking projects, the first step is picking the right wood for the craft; to select wood, research the different types of wood, such as white pine, walnut, ash, beechwood, maple and mahogany. Discover rare types of wood to use in woodworking, such as zebra and bubinga, in this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson
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When beginning woodworking projects, the first step is picking the right wood for the craft; to select wood, research the different types of wood, such as white pine, walnut, ash, beechwood, maple and mahogany. Discover rare types of wood to use in woodworking, such as zebra and bubinga, in this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson

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Woodworking Information : Different Wood Joints



When joining wood for woodworking projects, use different types of wood joints, such as dovetail joints, lap joints, 45-degree miter joints and tendon joints. Discover how to join wood with these different types of joints in this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson
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Woodworking Information : How to Seal Wood Furniture



After staining wood furniture, seal the wood by brushing on a depth sealer and letting it dry for 15 to 20 minutes. Seal wood furniture while wearing a respirator using this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson
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Bend wood to make furniture using a bent lamination technique that involves cutting wood into the desired shape, ripping wood strips, applying glue with a roller and clamping wood pieces into place. Find out how long to let bent wood pieces dry in this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson

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When making woodworking projects, there are different ways to join wood, and each wood joint has a specific use, such as dovetail joints for tabletops, and mortise and tendon joints for benches. Learn about the strongest and weakest wood joints in this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson

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Woodworking Information : How to Strip Wood Furniture



When stripping a piece of wooden furniture, first remove old buildup with a wire brush and air compressor, then, apply a paint thinner or remove with steel wool. Learn about safety precautions when stripping wood furniture, such as wearing gloves, safety glasses and respirator, in this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson

Woodworking Information : How to Setup a Wood Shop



When setting up a wood shop, organize woodworking tools, such as table saws, drill presses and sanders, to make room for large boards of wood. Keep a wood shop functional and safe by keeping tools organized with the help of this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson
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Woodworking Information : Working With Wood



Woodworking begins by milling the wood, which involves joining, plaining and ripping wood pieces. Learn about taking safety precautions when working with wood, such as removing jewelry and wearing appropriate safety clothing, in this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson
Video Rating: 4 / 5