When resawing roughsawn material at the bandsaw, it’s important that the board be held tightly against the fence for a good cut.
The recipients of your gifts will never forget who created them, or for what occasion, or on which date, when you add a personalized message burned into a short piece of iron-on veneer edging.
Rather than fiddle around with shims, I find it easier to adjust a dado set slightly under the exact dado width required, and make two cutting passes.
When restoring a set of dining room chairs, I needed to replace a leg rail that required drilling angled dowel holes into the end of the new rail.
To quickly buff out a wax finish on small projects, turn to your oscillating spindle sander.
When facing the plywood edges of a chest, rather than wrestle with the glue, edging, and heavy clamps all at once, I decided to make a set of lightweight cam clamps from scrap I had on hand.
Rather than build a router table as a dedicated stand or cabinet, I made only a router-table top that mounts quickly on the edge of my workbench.
I’ve seen lots of drill-press dust-collection tips over the years, but they all seem kind of rickety, with all kinds of articulated arms and such