Though I initially wanted to install a window in my cyclone dust collector’s dust bin to see the level of chips without taking the lid off, I figured out an easier alternative: a dowel depth gauge.
When working on the drill press, T-track hold-downs are handy, but hard to store and easy to misplace when not in use.
Because my wife and I spend each winter away from our home and shop, I often have to woodwork using a minimal set of tools.
The insides of cabinet doors provide the perfect home for some small tools.
While building an Arts & Crafts-style headboard requiring more than 25 mortise-and-tenon joints, I needed a way to keep the joints matched up during machining.
The depth stop on my drill press was a pain to adjust—spinning the stop nut down and up, even an inch or two, was time-consuming and annoying.