Find the tips, tricks, and techniques for your woodworking shop from wood preparation to finished cabinetry with doors and drawers. You’ll also learn about joinery, measuring, and wood finishes.
I’ve seen mitered boxes where the grain figure wraps around all four corners of the box, but I’ve never understood how this is done.
I needed a space-efficient storage solution for all my clamps. I found many plans for roll-around carts but couldn’t justify the loss of usable floor space.
I use luggage tags with strings to help me organize my bandsaw blades.
While remodeling my front porch, I needed to flush-trim about 150 dowel plugs in screw holes without marring the surrounding surface.
To keep a selection of bits at hand when using my drill driver, I replaced its belt clip with a plastic bit holder that came with a set of bits.
Using PVC pipe for a dust-collection system can create static buildup. Grounding the PVC eliminates the problem, but running ground wire inside the pipe is a pain, especially if you’ve glued the joints together.
For the small projects I build, this swinging fence system for my mitersaw makes repeatable cuts easy. The pivoting arm swings out of the way or can be removed and stored when it’s not needed.