Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

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

Making the Most of a Basement Workspace

Basement Shops: Although low ceilings, difficult access and limited space may pose problems, the basement is the only option for many woodworkers. Learn how one wo... READ MORE

Milescraft CircleGuideKit

Rout Circles Up to 52" in Diameter... READ MORE

Straight Carving Gouges

Tool Comparison: Carving is a great way to add individual expression to your custom furniture. We reviewed products from five manufacturers to help introduce you t... 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

Demo Demon Amped

The Ultimate Framing and Demolition Saw Blade... 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

Hand Planes

Hand Planes... READ MORE

Saw Blade Holder

Shop Project: This blade holder will not only protect your sharp saw blades, and keep them well within arm’s reach, but it also won’t interfere with th... READ MORE

A Cozy Space for Studio Furniture

Finer Details: A lot can be done in a small shop if you have the right mindset. Have at look at how West Coast studio furniture maker Jason Klager deals with his f... READ MORE

Intersections Wood Gallery and Studio

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

FasTTracK Circle Jig Kit

Shop Tested... READ MORE

Elegant and Practical Zebrawood Vanity

Home Improvement: Bigger isn’t always better. In fact, small is sometimes the only way to go. Build this simple yet attractive addition to your bathroom.&nbs... READ MORE

Leigh Mortise and Tenon Jig

Canadian Tools: The mortise and tenon is arguably one of the most widely used joints in the woodworker’s repertoire. ... READ MORE

Design, Build and Maintain Your Dock

Home Improvement: Docks are the focal point of many cottages, cabins and chalets. A well-designed and built dock will offer years of great service, so take the tim... READ MORE

French Polishing

Wood Finishing: In the last article I described shellac as an easy to use finish: easy to apply, easy to clean up, and easy to repair. In this article we'll lo... READ MORE

Ridgid 6Ah Lithium-Ion battery pack

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

Surface Preparation

Shop Skills: Surface preparation is about perfecting your hand skills. Three wonderful hand tools; learn how to maximize their performance and enjoy the tactile ex... 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

Add a 40 Sq. Ft. Bathroom Shop

Shop Profile: If you’ve ever wondered if it’s possible to build furniture in your bathroom, here’s your answer. Learn how one Vancouver condo own... READ MORE

Build an Elegant End Table

Furniture Project: Templates and jigs are the key to tackling the different curves on this cherry table. ... READ MORE

Veritas Sharpening System

Canadian Tool... READ MORE


Wood Chuckle: You have probably noticed by now that this issue is dedicated to boxes. ... READ MORE

Lee Valley Veritas Joinery Saws

Product News... READ MORE

OSMO UV-Protection Oil Extra

Optimal Wood Protection From the Sun... READ MORE


Know Your Tools: Get the most out of your bandsaw.... 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

Kreg Precision Miter Gauge and Band Saw Fence

Shop Tested ... READ MORE

Power Carving

Tool Skills ... 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

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

Small Shop Essentials 2018

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

Wall Planter

Easy Project: This attractive planter can spruce up any wall. Build it in a horizontal or vertical style, and easily modify it to hold more plants. All for under $... READ MORE

Create Negative Space

Finer Details: Negative space is a design element that is fairly simple to create and gives this chair its identity. ... READ MORE

Hall Hooks

Easy Project  ... 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

Build it Once

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

PureBond Hardwood Plywood

Premium formaldehyde-free hardwood plywood... READ MORE

Sliding Dovetails

Router Skills: Of the many styles of dovetail joints, none are as useful or strong as the sliding dovetail. ... READ MORE

Routing Basics - Part 6: Specialty Bits

Skill Builder: A basic selection of straight, edge profiling, and joinery bits will handle just about all your routing needs. But for jobs that are a bit out of th... READ MORE

Combination Saw Blades

Shop Essentials: When it comes to a general purpose, workhorse saw blade, you can’t go wrong with a combination blade. ... READ MORE