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How to Make a Zero Clearance Insert (ZCI) for a Table Saw
Ethan | August 29, 2016
How to Make a Zero Clearance Insert (ZCI) for a Table Saw

When I unveiled my amazing dust collection system a couple of months ago, I remembered Jeff speculating that a zero clearance insert (ZCI) on the table saw may further reduce the amount of dust that escapes, and I squirreled that idea away in the back of my head. Soon after building the custom spice rack for Jocie, Fred and Kim put in a request for me to build another one, and I decided it was time to buy a dado stack. What does all this have in common? I needed some new table saw inserts. If you look around online, you’ll spend... 

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Black & Decker Lawn and Garden Tools
Ethan | August 23, 2016
Black & Decker Lawn and Garden Tools

Several months back Black & Decker released the latest generation of POWERCOMMAND™ outdoor lawn and garden tools. We’ve been really pleased with this line of tools for several years, and the new string trimmer, hedge trimmer and sweeper only get better. Black & Decker was kind enough to send us test units. Read on for the full review. Black & Decker POWERCOMMAND™ The POWERCOMMAND™ outdoor tools all incorporate one of three innovative features designed to address common user frustrations. At the push of a button... 

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All Things Creative: 100+ Stencil Ideas
Jocie | September 27, 2016
All Things Creative: 100+ Stencil Ideas

Horray! Its that time again! This month, the All Things Creative Team have worked to bring you 100+ stencil ideas, just perfect for your next girl’s craft night or a rainy day spent inside crafting! Stencil projects are wonderful because you can get a BIG impact without a ton of special skill, materials, investment, or extra creativity. But if you’re game for beyond the basics, there are lots of projects to get your creative juices flowing and challenge your inner crafter.  Debbiedoo’s ** The DIY Village... 

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