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.
Craftsmanship at a glance.
Craftsmen made them just for kicks.
What tools does a beginning woodworker need, and how should he or she acquire them? From a poll of WOOD® magazine staff members, we assembled a basic tool kit.
Wixey recently introduced the WR2000 Digital Height Gauge, which allows you to dial in tablesaw-blade and router-bit heights to within 0.001 of an inch.
One of the most important woodworking tools you should own is a dead-on-accurate steel rule.
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.