Layout, Measuring, and Marking
What separates a “nice” project from a “great” one can be simply several details better executed.
Lessons in choosing and using lumber for top results.
Learn how to divide a circle into 12 equal segments, such as for laying out the hour positions on a clock face, using only a compass.
Don't settle for regular curves when you can have irregular.
Keyhole slots are a great way to affix wooden hangings, such as a shelf or picture, to a wall. But if the mounting screws aren't perfectly level, or spaced exactly the same as the slots, the job can become a nightmare. Here's a solution.
When it comes to marking cutlines and laying out joints, it’s hard to beat the simplicity and accuracy of a marking gauge.