Layout, Measuring, and Marking Tools
Get the most out of your layout, measuring, and marking tools in your woodworking shop. Find out tips and tricks for using tape measures, steel rules, squares, marking gauges, and marking knives.
This tablesaw dust-collector hood is effective as well as convenient. The big window lets you see your cut at all times, and neither the hood nor its support will impede your sawing.
There's more to measuring and marking than stretching a tape across a board and drawing a pencil line. By using the right tools and accessories, you'll greatly improve your precision and even speed up your work.
Whether you build a jewelry box or a dresser, square assemblies begin with square stock and properly cut joinery.
Whether you're a hobbyist trying to get a better sense of a project's "feel" or a professional craftsman pitching to a client, prototyping can help you test a design's structural integrity, functionality, and comfort.
Lay out your ellipse right on your workpiece.
Want to abolish measuring errors from your woodworking? Beat them with a stick: a story stick.