Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

Rikon’s 4-Piece Woodturning System

Shop News: Developed for the experienced or novice wood turner, RIKON’s turning system features tungsten carbide cutters that keep their sharp cut... READ MORE

“C” Cab Stake Truck

Here is a cool toy that you can build over a few evenings or on the weekend. For even greater enjoyment build it with a young friend at hand. Leave it 'au naturel' or apply... READ MORE

Magnum Industrial 10" Overarm Blade Guard

The Easy Way to Upgrade Your Table Saw's Blade Guard.... READ MORE

Christina Hilborne

Canadian Quotes: Christina Hilborne on exotic woods, design inspiration and living and working on the west coast.

Introduction to CNC Machines

Tool Technology: You may have heard the term “CNC” a lot in the last few years and found yourself wondering what CNC machines are all about. Read on to... READ MORE

Little Ripper Bandsaw Blade

Shop News: When re-sawing or cutting straight we recommend our 5/8» x .025» x 3 or 4 TPI high tungsten impregnated silicon hardedge hardback blade.&nbs... READ MORE


Finishing Touch: Don’t listen to the naysayers. Staining can be an easy, straight-forward process.

Hot Products 2014

Hot Products 2014: With the wide selection of new products that come out annually, it can be overwhelming to keep up to date with everything that hits the market. ... READ MORE

Make a 3D Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle

Gift Project: Whether working alone or with friends and family, assembling a jigsaw puzzle can be fun, and completing one can be very gratifying. The same can be s... READ MORE

Ridgid Hyperdrive 18-Gauge Cordless Brad Nailer

Shop News: Drop the hose and get to work faster with the Ridgid 18V Brushless 18-Gauge brad nailer... READ MORE

Hand Saws

Hand Saws... READ MORE

Top 10 Lumber Breakout Tips

Top Ten: Breaking out lumber begins the process of turning rough material into a finished project. Complete this step properly, and you’ll have an easier tim... READ MORE

Copper Countertop

Home Improvement: Using copper as a countertop surface will leave you with a unique look that can be the focal point of a room.

Purchase a SawStop and Get A FREE Upgrade

Purchase SawStop’s Professional Cabinet Saw and upgrade for FREE. Save $271 and your fingers!... READ MORE

Build an Arched-Top Wall Mirror with Curved Drawers

Heirloom Project: This cherry and birdseye maple wall mirror will look great in a front entrance or hallway. It may appear to be a challenging project, but the con... READ MORE

Desktop CNC Machines

Tool Technology: The top four desktop CNC options for the hobby or small professional workshop.

Bill Maniotakis

Canadian Quotes – Bill Maniotakis on retirement, finishing and the importance of building boxes.

Portable Table Saws Under $500

Tool Comparison: Some small shops are so tight on space that a permanently set-up table saw isn’t an option. Portable table saws are often the tool of choice... READ MORE

DIY Hidden Beds

Shop News: If you’re looking to add a guest bed, but you don’t have a large enough or dedicated room, Hidden Bed Factory has exactly what you’re ... READ MORE

Toronto-Based Woodworking School

Shop News: If you’re looking to learn woodworking skills and techniques, take a look at In The Grain Workshop. ... READ MORE

ProEdge Sharpening System

Shop News: As a woodturner, you know the value of a sharp chisel; it delivers cleaner, smoother cuts with less tearout. With the ProEdge Sharpening System from Rob... READ MORE

Books for Beginner Woodworkers

Top Ten: While there are lot of resources to help you become a better woodworker – courses, blogs, videos, wood shows, and the like – books are still a... READ MORE

Veritas Combination Plane

Shop News: The Veritas Combination Plane is the result of four years of research and development.... READ MORE

Build a Modern Desk

Furniture Project: Angled legs add elegance and grace to this otherwise simple-looking modern desk.

Build A Modern Coffee Table

Heirloom Project: This mitred coffee table includes clean lines, storage and a chance to add some interesting, visible joints. It also provides a comfy place to pu... READ MORE

Ruffled Bowl

Turning Project: If a stunning centerpiece, or a unique gift, is what you’re after, look no further. This turned and shaped piece of wood art is a lot of fun... READ MORE

Get the Most Out of Your CNC

Know Your Tools: Benchtop CNC Routers. The key to successful CNCing is learning how to use the software.... READ MORE

ISOtunes Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds

Shop News: ISOtunes PRO IT-01 are the world’s first Bluetooth headphones that provide the benefit of proven hearing protection. ... READ MORE

Get the Most Out of Your Benchtop Thickness Planer

Know Your Tools: Benchtop Thickness Planers

Bridge City Multi-Tool

Shop News: The MT-2 Multi-Tool combines most of the tools required for doing layouts into one combination tool. ... READ MORE

Make a Wooden Tie Box

Weekend Project: We all know ties are the focal point of a man’s suit. In the meantime, why not show them off with this easy-to-make project?

Clean Cuts with New Table Saws

Shop News: Most woodworkers are aware that handling sheet goods can be difficult with most 10” table saws.... READ MORE

Great Turning Tools

Shop News: Looking for a longer-lasting edge? Outstanding balance and comfort? Workmanship that provides a lifetime guarantee?... READ MORE

Create Your Own Great Outdoors

Home Improvement: Expand your useable living space into the backyard with these six approaches.

King Deluxe 18" Wood Bandsaw

Shop News: The KC-1802FXB ultimate 18" deluxe resaw bandsaw was recently unveiled by King Canada.... READ MORE

Winners in our Portable Table Saw Contest

Congratulations to the 4 Winners in our Portable Table Saw Contest... READ MORE

Make a Simple Textured Box

Weekend Project: These boxes are so easy and fun to make, you won’t know when to stop. Grab a few small pieces of wood and see where this basic starting poin... READ MORE

Build a Planter Box

Outdoor Project: These solid-looking planter boxes can be custom sized to fit that perfect spot in your yard. The build process is fun and easy, and the finished l... READ MORE

Wood Cuts & Shrinkage

Woods To Know: The location of a specific cut in a log determines its grain pattern or figure. Let's look at wood shrinkage, and the effect that drying has on ... READ MORE

Japanese-Inspired Shop Storage

Shop Storage: It’s nice to have at least some of your shop storage solutions look fantastic. This cabinet is inspired by the tansu that have been hand crafte... READ MORE

The Roots of my Addiction

Beginner's Journey: When it comes to getting into woodworking, everyone has a different story.

Titebond III - An Adhesive That Does Everything

Shop News: Titebond III Ultimate Wood Glue is the first one-part, water cleanup wood glue ever offered that is proven waterproof. ... READ MORE