You've discovered a great piece of furniture, but the once-shiny finish has seen better days. If you knew what the finish was, it would be easier to remedy its condition. Now, you can find out.
You don't need fancy equipment to turn away from straight lines. In this article, we'll show you how to mark curves and arcs with a trammel, string and pins, compass, flexible curve, and French curve.
This simple method for cutting grooves and rabbets guarantees a perfect fit, even in odd-size plywood, using the blade already in your saw.
Magnetic digital angle gauges, that work so well for setting a tablesaw’s blade angle, make easy work of adjusting a drill-press table square to its chuck
Like you, I go to my shop for a little peace and quiet.
Some of us don’t have a jointer for machining straight edges on boards.
Depending on the application, dowels sometimes need to fit tightly (for joinery) or loosely (for example, when used as axles).
Don’t rummage through the kitchen for a container to soak your 10"-and-smaller saw blades in cleaning solution.
Here’s a simple way to rid your shop’s air of fine particulates—the kind that stay suspended and prove most damaging to your lungs.