Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

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

Wall Beds

Home Improvement: If you need a room in your home to serve double duty, there is no better way to manage space than with a wall bed. ... 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

12 Ways To Add Texture With Tools You Already Have

Shop Skills: If you can open your eyes to what else your tools can do, you will start to look at your cherished tool collection in a whole new light. ... 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

1338P Preston Shoulder Plane

Tool Collections: Lee Valley has a wonderful collection of tools, which, for the most part, stays behind closed doors. Rob Lee, owner of Lee Valley, shares so... READ MORE

Walk the Plank

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

Activity Centre

Fun Project: Keep your child entertained with this activity centre. Tape paper to it, stock it with paints and crayons and let them be creative. ... READ MORE

Streamlined Workbench

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

Tool Test

Ratings & Reviews: SENCO, FUJI, Fein & Vermont American ... READ MORE

Basswood (Tilia Americana)

Woods to Know: Basswood, also known as American linden or lime, is part of the Tiliaceae family and is found in Asia and Europe, as well as North America. There ar... READ MORE

Small Shop Essentials 2018

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

Demilune Table

Furniture Project  ... READ MORE

Small Shop Compressors 3 Gallons and Under

Tool Comparison: For a small shop there’s nothing like a compressor to give you that helping hand. Learn about the different small compressors on the market ... READ MORE

Biscuit Joiner Spline Jig

Shop Jig: Create strong, attractive mitre joints with splines ... READ MORE

Artisan Rolling Pin

Weekend Project: Most rolling pins hang out in a drawer until it’s time to whip up a batch of pastry, but this eye-catching beauty is meant to be seen, even ... READ MORE

Accessible Living

Home Improvement: From minor additions to major overhauls, changes to a home are sometimes needed to allow disabled people to live independently or safely. ... 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

Dealing with Wood Movement

Skill Builder: Wood movement is inevitable. However, there are many design and building options to help a craftsman work with it – not against it. ... READ MORE


3D Intarsia: Making a lighthouse ... READ MORE

Coat Hanger Mirror

Easy Project... READ MORE

Ridgid Mitre Saw

Tool Test... READ MORE

Custom Woodworking

Wood Wisdom  ... READ MORE

Trend Classic Professional

Shop Tested: A diamond in the rough? ... READ MORE

Make Your Own Baseboard

Home Improvement: If you’re looking for a unique look or a specific function from your baseboards, it might be best to make your own. Some basic shop tools &... READ MORE

Installing Crown Moulding - Part Three: Curved Walls

Home Improvement: Placing crown moulding on curved walls can seem like an impossible challenge – follow these simple tips to achieve great results. ... READ MORE

Tuning Your Knife

Wood Carving... READ MORE

Wood Objects Exhibition

Community: Ottawa ... READ MORE

Gluing Techniques

Skill Builder: Gluing is critical to a project’s success. Sloppy gluing can lead to open joints, out-of-square corners, and lots more. At th... READ MORE

Build a Hexagonal Tree Bench

Home Improvement: There is no better way to enjoy your time outdoors than to relax with family and friends on a bench you made with your own two hands. ... READ MORE

Hand Planes

Hand Planes... READ MORE

Red Oak Finish

Wood Finishing: There are few woods easier to finish than red oak. Whether you want it stained and sporting a bulletproof topcoat, or have its natural oak glow shi... READ MORE

Little Libraries Opening Doors in Peterborough

Community – Peterborough: The Rotary Club of Peterborough-Kawartha has recently opened 25 new little libraries across Peterborough to celebrate their 25th an... READ MORE

Rolling Shop Cart

Shop Project... READ MORE

Small Shop Storage Solutions

Shop Storage: One of the most important aspects of organizing a shop involves storing all the machinery, tools and supplies you will be working with. Learn a numbe... READ MORE

Woodchuckle: Projects from Hell

Woodchuckle: In most businesses and endeavors, there always comes a time you will refer to as, "the _____ from hell." ... READ MORE

Trim Routers

Tool Review: Here's everything you need to know when you're shopping for one of the handiest small power tools around - the Trim Router. ... READ MORE


Intarsia Project: The Laurentians is a vast region of Quebec known for its lakes, valleys and mountains. For the intarsia artist it provides countless design oppor... READ MORE

Add A Sliding Seat To Your Canoe

Boating Project: Add the comfort of an adjustable seat to your canoe to get the most from your next trip into the wilderness. ... 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

Build a Moxon Vise

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

Insta-RailSquare Track Saw Guide

Make fast, accurate 90-degree cuts using your track saw.... READ MORE