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!
While fine-tuning the depth of some grooves I was routing recently, dusk fell, and the lighting in that area of my shop made this a challenging task.
After using a buffing pad on my orbital sander, stray fibers clogged the hooks of the pad to the point where it wouldn’t hold a sanding disc.
When I replaced the plastic chair mat in my home office, I realized it would be a great help for finishing projects.
Here’s a clamp-free way to assemble frames that I learned from the Seabees before I retired from the U.S. Navy.
To make it easier to mount and remove the auxiliary table on my drill press, I replaced the usual flat washers.
Trying to figure out how to effectively clamp a thin, flexible strip to form the curve can be tricky.