A second addition, tripled the footprint of Lenny Butler's garage shop, finally making it his “slice of heaven.”
Furniture made from slabs of wood with natural edges still intact has a soulful, sculptural quality, thanks largely to the handiwork of Mother Nature. And creating projects with waterfall joints—a miter joint with the continuous-grain appearance of water going over a falls—only adds to the beauty.
Breaking down full-size sheet goods is best handled with a circular saw, so you can move the saw over a stationary sheet. But the tablesaw gives you greater precision when cutting multiple, identical-size parts. Follow these steps to size sheet goods safely and precisely.
Shaping the inside of a vessel with a narrow opening requires just a couple of tools, and these pointers from WOOD® magazine's turning expert.
A tablesaw works great for making rabbets, grooves, and dadoes—if you have everything set up correctly. Follow these tips to avoid tear-out that can ruin your project.
When Gary Bonifas and his wife moved into a large duplex townhouse, he started dreaming, designing, and developing his ideal shop space for the basement.
Whether you’re preparing to buy a new tablesaw or putting off some much-needed maintenance on your existing saw, it’s critical to get your machine dialed-in so your cuts will be flawless.
We shadowed two experienced makers and installers of custom cabinetry to bring you simple tips and tricks that will keep your built-in projects (and your sanity) “on the bubble.”
Weekend With WOOD is an educational conference for woodworkers of all skill levels, held in the shops and offices of WOOD magazine, 1716 Locust Street, in Des Moines, Iowa. All classes are taught by expert woodworkers including George Vondriska, Jim Heavey, Jeff Miller, the WOOD editors, and many more.
Make a photo or video log of your tools for protection in the unlikely event of a natural disaster, fire, or burglary.