Let Mother Nature be your co-designer as you build dazzling projects with wavy edges, bristly burrs, bark inclusions, and other “flaws” that give wood a look of unrefined beauty.
A jointer flattens one face of a board and squares up an adjacent edge—but it can’t bring that board to consistent thickness. That’s the planer’s job. So a jointer and planer work together.
Book-matched panels add visual interest and a mark of fine craftsmanship to a project. What is book-matching? We'll show you.
In this video, Tools Editor Bob Hunter goes over the basics of resawing boards with your bandsaw and how to achieve the best results.
Here's a reliable way to rip straight edges onto ragged-edge boards.