Learn tips and tricks that make your shop time more productive. Find out how to get the most out of hand tools and power tools, including your router and table saw. See tips on finishing, gluing, clamping, sharpening, layout, and more!
I use a lot of templates and specialized fences for box-making, all of them secured with double-faced tape.
My granddaughter and I make lots of scrollsawn puzzles.
Like many others, I used to use pegboard to drill spaced holes in cabinet sides for shelf pins.
Mitersaw hold-downs keep your hand well away from the blade while holding the workpiece rock-steady for smooth cuts.
You've set your miter saw for 45 degrees yet when you assemble, that fourth side just doesn't fit ri
I prefer turning tools with carbide tips because I don’t like to stop for frequent sharpening.
When a recent project called for drilling holes in acrylic, I turned to my regular twist bits.
For good edge-to-edge glue-ups, it’s important that the clamping pressure be evenly applied across the thickness of the workpiece edges.