Moving a board across a jointer seems simple enough: Just hold the board down while moving it forward, right? While that gets the job done, it’s the nuances of your movements that get the best results. Here’s how to correctly joint a workpiece to flatten one face and then square an edge to that face.
Understand how these cuts work, and you’re on your way to turning all types of bowls.
Joinery can literally make or break a project. And of all the joints, miters are out in the open for full inspection and must be perfect.
The convenience and availability of ready-to-use lumber from big-box stores make it an attractive option. Learn to find the good stuff, and then how to make it work hard in your shop.
Short on clamps? Use custom-made wedges to draw together glue joints.
Consider these strategies for improving task lighting in areas where you’re actually working.
Tablesaw blades come in a wide variety of styles and designs, but they generally fall into one of three categories: rip, crosscut, or general-purpose.
A radial-arm saw blade spews loads of material behind it. But with our catch-all dust collector, you can contain the mess, and route it into your dust collection system.
Here’s how to make a jointer and planer pay for themselves.
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.