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How to cut a straight 10cm section out of a 20cm post

I want to cut a cuboid section out of a 20cm post. My only thought is to make lots of cuts and then go to work with a chisel. Are there any alternatives? Update... Went as far as I dared with a ...
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How to measure correctly?

I have been measuring and then cutting of course wall panels because I am converting a shed into a bedroom. This is my first time at doing something like this and I have had little to no help. Which ...
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table saw cuts rough on left side, clean on right

When cross-cutting softwood 2x4s, I find that the blade always cuts more cleanly on the right hand side of the blade than the left. I am not talking about tear-out here, the cut is rough through the ...
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rabbet cut from middle of board along length

how do I make this cut into a in the middle of the length of a board?
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Building a pergola on a new patio slab - wood quality

I'd like a pergola with natural wood color and grain appearance. I live near the west side of the Sierra Nevada, where drought and beetles have decimated the Ponderosa pines. An acquaintance has ...
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How to cut a wood plank to make kumiko ramrods?

I'am interrested in making kumiko, but I don't know how to make wood ramrods from the wood plank ? I have access to a table saw a ruban saw and to usual wood tools. I'd like to know how to proceed ...
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Table Saw Challenge: Making a Sled for a 2' Circle

Intro I only have a table saw, no band saw. I do have a jig saw, though. I have a 2' x 2' square of glued white oak that I wish to make into a circular table top. I've seen articles and posts about ...
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