Layout, Measuring, and Marking Tools
Craftsmanship at a glance.
Craftsmen made them just for kicks.
Wixey recently introduced the WR2000 Digital Height Gauge, which allows you to dial in tablesaw-blade and router-bit heights to within 0.001 of an inch.
One of the most important woodworking tools you should own is a dead-on-accurate steel rule.
This tablesaw dust-collector hood is effective as well as convenient. The big window lets you see your cut at all times, and neither the hood nor its support will impede your sawing.
A reader wants to know how to enlarge patterns from a gridded drawing. It's easier than you think, and requires very little artistic talent.