With less than 8" of table behind the blade, most bandsaw lend little support to workpiece when ripping or resawing. This outfeed table, as shown, adds more than 18" of support (depending on your saw), and can be removed easily prior to tilting the saw's table.
Perhaps you rediscovered the forgotten handsaw your dad used. Or seeing a saw at a yard sale stirred an urge to try back-to-roots woodworking. Whatever the motivation, any handsaw you acquire on the secondhand (and beyond) market probably needs refurbishing to become a usable tool again. Here's how.
Whether you’re a tablesaw tinkerer, a bandsaw builder, or a router rooter, we have a method to make you a circle-cutting genius. Jim hevaey explians the techniques.
For centuries, before metal drawer slides were a thing, woodworkers relied on wood guides to prevent drawers from tipping or binding as they were pulled out. Today, wood drawer guides still have their place, preserving a traditional look on deserving projects, and saving you the expense of ball-bearing slides. Use or adapt one of these approaches on your next set of drawers.
Though easy to make, jig-routed half-blind dovetails only show on one side of a box corner. But in building this project, you’ll discover a surprisingly simple technique for mirroring the dovetails around a corner. Select contrasting woods to really make the joints pop.