WOOD Magazine Staff

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Make your router more accurate and versatile using these simple jigs and techniques.
While making boxes, I make the lids oversize for trimming later.
For precisely drilled holes, you can’t beat a drill press if the workpiece fits on it.
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Customize your next set of doors, drawers, or box lids with one of these shop-made handles.
These shop-made add-ons juice the most important machine in your arsenal.
For precisely drilled holes, you can’t beat a drill press if the workpiece fits on it.
Customize your next set of doors, drawers, or box lids with one of these shop-made handles.
These shop-made add-ons juice the most important machine in your arsenal.
WOOD® magazine Senior Design Editor Kevin Boyle has been incorporating veneer into his furniture and gift projects for more than 30 years.
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Use these simple tools and techniques to properly secure artwork in a frame.
Woodturning expert Brian Simmons shows you how to put a razor-sharp fingernail profile edge on a bowl gouge.
I own a cyclone-type dust collector and I’d like to move it outside my shop in order to cut down on the noise
For finesse and fine work, hand tools get the job done. Here’s where to start.
I like carving wooden spoons, but determining the thickness of the bowl has always required guesswork.
I have a small aluminum case for my on-the-go tool kit, but when I priced custom foam inserts to protect the tools inside, my jaw hit the floor.
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Here’s how to make your own sanding blocks and paddles that utilize an entire 9×11" sheet of sandpaper.
Cutting accurate, consistent slots for cross-lap or half-lap joints can be a challenge.
Combining both wood-dimensioning functions into one unit saves precious shop space—and maybe some dollars.
Power-tool noise can, over time, lead to hearing loss. So it makes sense to wear hearing protection as much as possible in the shop.
I cut clear acrylic pieces 12" or narrower on my bandsaw, and for wider ones, I use my tablesaw with an 80-tooth veneer blade mounted backwards. This is hard on the blades. Is there a better way?