Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

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

5" Random Orbital Sanders

Tool Comparison: With so many models out there, how do you select the right random orbital sander for the work you do? Ted Brown tests out 15 models and gives... READ MORE

Milescraft CircleGuideKit

Rout Circles Up to 52" in Diameter... 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

Tenoning Jig

Shop Jig ... READ MORE

Mitermate Pro: Portable Work Station

Canadian Tool... READ MORE

Table Saw Cross Cut Sled

Shop Jig ... READ MORE

Board & Batten Wood Siding

Home Improvement: Vertical wood siding is a time-proven, versatile, environmentally friendly, locally available option that requires minimal tools and equipment to... READ MORE


Craft project: Making a dollhouse is much like building a conventional house – it takes time and patience. While there are a lot of pieces to this challengin... READ MORE


Know Your Tools: Spokeshaves are as fun to use as they are functional. Get the most from your spokeshave so you can turn it into one of your go-to hand tools.... READ MORE

PureBond Hardwood Plywood

Premium formaldehyde-free hardwood plywood... READ MORE

Hand Planes

Hand Planes... READ MORE

Demo Demon Amped

The Ultimate Framing and Demolition Saw Blade... READ MORE

Ridgid 6Ah Lithium-Ion battery pack

HYPER OCTANE for Ridgid Octane Power Tools... READ MORE

How to Build Solid Wood Countertops

Home Improvement: Solid wood counters have been around since the beginning of time, and for good reason, as this natural material has proven to be durable, resilie... READ MORE

Milescraft Offset Router Base

Shop Tested... READ MORE

Weldon Gray

Canadian Quotes: ...on research, losing track of time and joining the circus. ... READ MORE

Finishing with CA Glue

Wood Finishing: Next time you reach for your CA glue, it can be for finishing a small project, not gluing it together. ... READ MORE

Folding Chair

Portable Project: Take your own chair with you when attending outdoor events. This fold-up chair is easy to carry and comfortable to sit on. ... READ MORE

Desk Clock

Scroll Saw Pattern ... READ MORE

Build it Once

Home Improvement: 11 Tips for a Stronger, Longer Lasting Deck ... READ MORE

How Strong is a Dowel Joint?

Strength Test: Dowel joints are fast, easy and flexible to make, but how strong are they? We put this popular joint through some tests to figure out if they are as... READ MORE

Spokeshaves: Life on the Cutting Edge

Tool Review ... READ MORE

10 ‘Must-Have’ Clamps

Top Ten: Clamps are critical to almost every project you make. Depending on the work you do, some of these clamps will be more or less useful to you, but it’... READ MORE

Installing Crown Moulding: Part One

Home Improvement: Of all the trim work in a house, there is probably nothing that makes such an impact as the look of crown moulding around a room. ... READ MORE

Bandsaw Circle Cutting Jig

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Turn an Eccentric Pedestal Bowl

Turning Project: Follow the steps properly and you will open your eyes to the wonderful world of eccentric turning. Once you finish this piece, and have a good com... READ MORE

A Unique Way to Wrap Presents

Weekend Project:  While you’re wrapping presents this year, head to the shop. There’s nothing more eye-catching than a handmade wooden ribbon and ... READ MORE

The Well-Dressed Board

Skill Builder: One of the biggest frustrations faced by novice woodworkers is the acquisition and preparation of lumber for their projects. Where you purchase your... READ MORE

Treasures And Trinkets

Home project: This sleek, modern design goes well just about anywhere, but the overall design can be easily adjusted by changing some details. A different style of... READ MORE

Add a Woven Gate to your Yard

Home Improvement: A gate is a bit like a necktie – it gives you the opportunity to add some pizzazz to an otherwise simple look. This is a unique gate that w... READ MORE

Intersections Wood Gallery and Studio

Specializing in the art of trees and objects made from wood... 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

Polishing and Buffing a Finish

Wood Finishing: With the right tools and a systematic approach, it’s not hard to get that gleaming finish of your dreams. ... READ MORE

3 Easy Steps to Grain Filling

Wood Finishing: For an ultra smooth, glass-like surface on open pored woods (such as oak, ash, walnut or mahogany), fill the grain before applying your topcoat. ... READ MORE

Adding Years of Patina...Overnight

Wood Finishing: There’s something about a gracefully aged antique that catches your eye. Then again, maybe it only looks like an antique. Learn how to add de... READ MORE

Hardwood Flooring

Home Improvement: Walk into any room and chances are that the first thing you notice is the flooring. Very few flooring options have the visual impact of hardwood.... READ MORE

Installing Straight Knife Hinges

Shop Skills: Most other hinges are easier to install, though no other hinge has the grace and simplicity of a properly installed set of knife hinges. With a bit of... READ MORE

OSMO UV-Protection Oil Extra

Optimal Wood Protection From the Sun... READ MORE

Spring Removal

Router Tips... READ MORE

Top 10 Considerations When Hiring a Contractor

Top Ten: It’s rewarding to do a job yourself, but some projects may require special skills that you don’t have. Other projects might be too large ... READ MORE

Greene & Greene Style Table

Woodworkers' Gallery: This project was chosen by the members of our website’s woodworking forum. ... READ MORE