Here you'll 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 need to drill a hole about 12" long to route a cord through a lamp base. Is there a way to drill a hole that deep and stay true?
Is there a safe way to bandsaw small parts?
After reading about the effects of moisture on wood movement, I’m reluctant to try tablesawn raised panels. Won’t the wedged edges of the panel spread the grooved stile to the breaking point?
Is it safe to consider the factory edges of plywood to be straight and square, or will I need to true them up?
When I built a jewelry box I was careful to dye and stain the wood to match a drawer from our dresser. But the color was way off. What went wrong in my finishing?
As the long spindle I was turning became narrower, it began vibrating with a whipping motion. How do I eliminate the vibration?