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Winter season is in full swing, but, hopefully, the worst is behind us. Working in the garage or in the shop often means having to deal with small spaces. It is therefore of the uttermost importance to take advantage of all the space available. To do so, one can spend

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We are really proud to invite you to the 3rd edition of our Open Doors event at our store in Quebec City, Canada on October 23rd and 24th 2015. It’s going to be a really nice event where all of the woodworking passionate people will have a chance to get

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Today we’re gonna talk about dust! In fact we’re going to look at the different ways available as woodworkers to get rid of the dust in our shops. But why is it so important to get rid of it? It’s not only because dust sticks to our tools and work

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For this blog entry I have chosen to show you the setup in my shop to get the most out of my mitre saw. Until recently I had a 10″ sliding mitre saw. I liked it a lot but it was showing a major flaw which is common to all

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Welcome on this new blog entry.  This week I have chosen to explain you how I did overcome a problem in my shop a few times ago.  Unfortunately my shop is somewhat tiny.  I have a 12’ x 14’ space at my disposal but I must share this territory with

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Today I’d like to share with you a discovery I made last winter during an in-store visit at Elite Tools.  I was having a discussion with the owner Mr. Patrick Garant and then he showed me a new product received a couple of days ago.  Following our discussion during which

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This week I’ve decided to introduce you to the assembly method which seems to gain more and more adepts in woodworking.  Welcome the “pocket-hole” assembly method!  This method has been popularized by the Kreg Company and its well known blue jigs. There are many ways to make assemblies in woodworking.

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For this first blog we are going to talk about finishing a little bit.  I’m actually completing an entertainment center for my living room.  It’s quite a big piece made out of 4 modules.  Finishing such a piece, or rather pieces here, can quickly become puzzling and look endless.  The

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