Advice for your inspiring workshop is here with topics that include shop storage, dust collection, lighting & wiring, and shop jigs. You'll also find tips about shop layout, maintenance, and workbenches.
My shop is insulated and has a wood-burning stove, but I won’t be able to consistently tend it. How will these temperature shifts affect my woodworking?
Dennis Bosch credits WOOD® magazine for much of the design of his workshop and many of the projects he makes.
I’ve nearly completed my new workbench, but I still need to drill dogholes. Obviously the bulky top won’t fit on my drill press. So how do I make sure that the holes are straight and clean?
The chisels on my hollow-chisel mortiser have dulled. Because the bevel is on the inside, I’m not sure how to sharpen them. Can you offer advice?
I’m building my first real woodworking workbench complete with a bench vise. But I’m wondering how far apart to space the dog holes. Is there a standard?
I’m considering adding a wood-burning stove to heat my shop. Any advice before I buy one?