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Plane to produce beveled edges on plywood?

I have this small project of bevelling the edge on a 3 1/2" x 2 1/2" piece of 1/2" plywood. I'm replacing and duplicating a damaged platform on which an audio speaker foot rests. I ...
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How to re-establish a uniform bevel on a plane iron (grinding or honing?)

Per Robert Wearing’s advice in The Essential Woodworker (image pictured below), I decided to put a curved edge on my jack plane iron. I used my low-speed grinder to do so. In doing so, I seem to have ...
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Is there anything wrong with using a 3 degree router bit to make a bevel?

There was a question asked on reddit recently from someone that was trying to create a bevel on a door for as little money as possible which was accompanied by a lot of hate/negative feedback. After ...
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How to cut a mid-surface bevel?

I sometimes need to make a mid-surface bevel in wood from 2' to 8' long as shown below and am wondering what recommendations there might be for good ways of doing it (without using a custom blade). ...
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How to make a knife edge like symmetric bevel

Sorry if I am not using the right terminology. We are trying to build a piece of TV stand furniture. In our design, we have partitions which we want to cover their face with wood pieces crafted in the ...
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How can I create a bevel edge with smoothly changing angle?

I'm wondering how I could achieve a bevel along the edge of a table top where the angle changes smoothly along the way. See reference image attached of this same effect on a chopping board. I could ...
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Cutting shallow-angle bevels with a circular saw - is it possible?

Is there a way in which I can make shallow-angled bevel cuts using my circular saw? I am wanting to create something such as this: I have seen this Youtube video, but I'm not entirely sure what is ...
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How to handle sharp edges on bevels

I am having some millwork done and the carpenters are reluctant to put knife edges on the bevels because they feel it would be fragile and the edges could get easily chipped in handling. They ...
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