Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

International Conference

Canadian Carving ... READ MORE

From Concept to Comfort: Build a Casual Chair

Heirloom Project: Go into any furniture store or troll online... the possibilities are endless, but in the end you come away with an “off-the-rack” off... READ MORE

Vicmarc Chucks

The preferred chuck of professional and avid woodturners.... READ MORE

Tung Oil: Debunking the Myths

Wood Finishing: Take a closer look at this common finish; there are many things we can all learn about this ancient, and misunderstood, substance. ... READ MORE

Woodchuckle: A bird, a daughter & a garbage can

Woodchuckle: Welcome back to the ongoing saga of how I became a woodcarver. ... READ MORE

Streamlined Workbench

Shop Project: A good workbench is one of the most important tools in a workshop. ... READ MORE

Small Shop Essentials 2018

Small Shop Essentials: Woodworking products to help you tool your shop.... READ MORE


Creative Project: Kids love chalkboards, and the bigger the better. Whether it's to play a quick game of tic-tac-toe, or to draw a picture, your children will ... READ MORE

Craft a Curved Wall Cabinet

Heirloom Project: With curved sides, and scalloped, coopered panels on all exposed faces, the stunning details of this James Krenov-inspired cabinet can be en... READ MORE

Seven Drawer Chest

Feature Project: Bedrooms never have enough drawer space. Most of us have undergarments, socks, T-shirts and other clothing items that are ideally suited for ... READ MORE

Mystery Coin Capsule

Wood Turning  ... READ MORE

Hand Saws

Hand Saws - Download this handy poster that you can put up in your workshop for practical tips on hand saws.... READ MORE

Textured Bowl

Wood Turning... READ MORE

Garden Shed From Concept to Completion

Home improvement: This versatile addition is a personalized sanctuary, storage in style, covering a host of needs. It’s also a really satisfying one- or two-... READ MORE

A Sawhorse: How to Build a Silent Partner

Shop Project: We don’t have to tell you how handy sawhorses are in the shop. They act like silent partners, assisting us whenever we need extra support.... READ MORE

Build an Electric Guitar - Without the Fancy Tools

Instrument Project: If you’ve ever thought of building an electric guitar but didn’t like the idea of needing a number of specialized tools, we’v... READ MORE

Ryobi and Freud Products

Tool Test... READ MORE

Walk the Plank

Marine Surveyor Thom Morand Makes Moisture ‘Walk the Plank'... READ MORE

Belt/Disc Sander

Dust Collection... READ MORE

Make a Set of Kids’ Playing Card Holders

Easy Project: If you have kids or grandchildren who would like to play card games, but are having trouble holding a mitt full of cards, here’s your answer. M... READ MORE

Childhood Memory Box

Easy Project: Children love playing with messy, gooey things and adults love to preserve those early childhood memories. This project is great for both. ... READ MORE

Laying Out, Measuring & Testing Tools - Grandpa's Tool Kit Part IV

Circa 1900... READ MORE

Table Tops and Wood Movement

Wood Science: Most people have seen one form or another of failed table tops. Sometimes they crack down the middle. Sometimes they are so badly warped that they&rs... READ MORE

Tuning Your Knife

Wood Carving... READ MORE

Light Box

Design Challenge:  Making a light box  ... READ MORE

Two-Drawer Cabinet

Shop Project: Whether it’s for protecting our valuable tools and organizing our shop space or bringing order to a home office or kitchen, we all need a simpl... READ MORE

Build a Bat House

Outdoor Project: Bats are unrivaled for controlling pests like mosquitoes and for both pollinating plants and dispersing seeds. This simple project will give them ... READ MORE

Make Your Own Bow Saw

Shop Tools: This traditional bow saw is great for many tasks around the shop. It’s also a lot of fun to make. ... READ MORE

Which HVLP Spray Finishing System is Right for You?

Wood Finishing: The world of spray finishing can seem daunting at first. Learn about the different types of HVLP spray systems so you can make a purchase with confidence. ... READ MORE


Canadian Provincial Capitals Scroll Saw Patterns... READ MORE

Inside-Out Ornament

Turning Project: You don’t have to tell your guests this delicate ornament was easier to make than Christmas dinner.... READ MORE


Canadian Provincial Capitals Scroll Saw Patterns... READ MORE

Build a Moxon Vise

Weekend Project: This little bench top-helper will lend a hand at a moment’s notice.  ... READ MORE

The Soul of Woodworking

Wood Wisdom ... READ MORE

Entertainment Unit

Furniture Project: When moving into our first new home my wife and I decided to do away with much of the store bought furniture we previously boug... READ MORE

Circus Elephant

Wood Craft: Everyone loves a circus, especially when the elephants make their entrance. ... READ MORE

Build a Timeless Jewellery Box

Box Project: Even if you’re not addicted to jewellery, you likely know someone who is. Grab some figured woods and exotics and have fun making this timeless ... READ MORE

Mitred-Through Dovetails

Finer Details: A twist on the original, mitred-through dovetails allow you to shape an edge without interruption. They are also strong and beautiful.... READ MORE

Japanese Saws

Know Your Tools: A Japanese saw is a finely crafted tool that creates a very thin kerf and cuts on the pulls stroke.... READ MORE

Woodchuckle: Learning to Woodwork (The Specifics)

Woodchuckle... READ MORE

Display Ladder

Easy Project... READ MORE

10 Ways to Better Use a Table Saw

Top Ten: The table saw is a very popular machine, mainly because it can take care of so many operations in a shop. Here are a few tips on how to better use your ta... READ MORE