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!
Here’s a frugal alternative to commercial bags intended for protecting hand planes.
The dust-collection hose on my bandsaw mill would tangle and break due to the back-and-forth movement of the saw.
The recent installation of four heavy-duty steel shelving units added a lot of much-needed storage space to my workshop.
Like most woodworkers, when cutting slots for exposed corner splines, I typically use a tablesaw jig with a V-shape saddle to hold frames upright.
For odd-shaped or long glue-ups—such as attaching a lamp body to its base—a drill press often serves as a fast, convenient, and effective clamp.
With this simple jig made of a few scraps of wood including 1⁄4 " plywood and 5⁄8 " birch dowel, as well as two rare-earth magnets, you can use your smart phone to accurately set the angle of your tablesaw blade.