It’s a scary situation when a small cutoff catches a tablesaw or mitersaw blade and fires back at
Faced with the task of preparing multiple birdhouse parts, all with large drilled holes, I decided to create a shroud to contain and collect the inevitable tidal wave of sawdust.
Anytime I need to crosscut a short length of wood, such as a pen blank, I turn to the bandsaw for safe and controllable sawing, free of flying offcuts.
For convenience, cost-savings, and the ability to utilize uncommon wood species, I like to make my own button plugs.
I drill wood and metal at my drill press, so I needed a way to quickly remove and reinstall the large-surface table that serves woodworking purposes.
I always look for ways to add interesting details to boxes, so I developed a means of hollowing a dowel to create a “double dowel” joint reinforcement.