Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

Canadian Woodworking

Butterfly Earrings

Gift Project: One of the best gifts a woodworker can give is something hand-crafted out of wood. These earrings fit the bill, providing not only an easy to make gi...READ MORE

Make an Intricate Christmas Ornament

This little gem will get people asking, “How did you do that?” As they hold it close, looking for the secret, they’ll also ask, “Is it one piece?&rdquo...READ MORE


Makes woodworking joinery fast, accurate, safe, repeatable and fun....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

Free Easy Gift Plans

Free Easy Gift Plans...READ MORE

Perfect Holes Need Perfect Bits

Flat curved rims with inside bevels, dual chippers, and a center spur enable Forstner bits to cut perfectly round flat-bottom holes.VISIT SITE

Top 10 Ways to get the Most from your Cordless Drill

Top Ten: Cordless drills are ubiquitous, but not everyone uses them correctly. Here are 10 ways to extend the life of your drill and get it to perform better. ...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

Sharpening Stones

Know Your Tools: Hand tools are not only a pain to use, but dangerous, when they're not sharp. Sharpening stones will help keep your hand tool edges ready for ...READ MORE

Stopped Dado Joint

Wood Joinery: A stopped dado provides the same strength and flexibility that a dado joint does, however it hides the dado itself for a cleaner look on the fro...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

Woodturners Support Cancer Research

Community: Saskatoon - A Saskatoon group is up to the challenge … how about the rest of Canada?   ...READ MORE

Wooden Wheel

Old Style: People love the look of old-style wooden wheels, but being able to make them is another thing. The challenge is that we no longer use the same met...READ MORE

Lee Valley Bow Saw

Shop News: For working on curved forms, these tools offer a simple, effective way to sand contours evenly without digging in.VISIT SITE

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 cutting eVISIT SITE

Perfect Glue-Ups

Good quality clamps that exert the right amount of clamping pressure are essential for edge-gluing, joinery, and project assembly.VISIT SITE

Build A Patio Harvest Table

Outdoor Furniture: There’s something about the simplicity of a table, and the joy of sharing a meal with friends around a handcrafted piece of furniture that...READ MORE

Mini-Mite 3 PLATINUM

Shop News: The Mini-Mite 3 PLATINUM gives you enough power to achieve a flawless finish every time.VISIT SITE

Sapele Deck Box

With routed mortises and other time-honoured joinery, this deck box is built to last so it will enhance the look of your outdoor space for years to come....READ MORE

Rockler Adds New Line of DIY Murphy Bed Kits

Medina, MN – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware is introducing a series of new I-Semble Murphy Bed Hardware Kits, allowing DIYers to create fold-down beds that transform a sing...READ MORE

Polyurethane Dust Collector Hose

Upgrade your dust collection system with Magnum Industrial's new polyurethane hoses. They're tough, flexible, and clear.VISIT SITE

8 Real Life Shops

Shop Profiles: From basements and crawlspaces to outbuildings and apartments, there’s a shop here for everyone. This collection is about as diverse as can be...READ MORE

Lumber Rack

Storage Project:  I needed an inexpensive way to store rough lumber and strips of cut material. ...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

Rali 105 Evolution N Hand Plane

Rali's revolutionary offering....READ MORE

Inside Passage

Learning the Craft: School of Fine Woodworking ...READ MORE

Two-Sided Blades Are Great Value

Upgrade your planer or jointer cutterheads with easy and quick to install two sided replaceable Tersa knives.VISIT SITE

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

Glue With Confidence

Nontoxic, solvent-free PVA glue provides superior bond strength, long open assembly time, and good gap filling properties.VISIT SITE

Premium Bandsaw Blades Cut Smoother

Increase your productivity and accuracy when ripping, resawing, and cutting curves by using the right blade.VISIT SITE


Dust Collection: Piping, Fitting & Flex Hoses ...READ MORE

Get the Most Out of Your Coping Saw

Know Your Tools: Coping Saw...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

Power Feed for Precision

A power feeder keeps stock tight to the fence, maintaining a steady feed rate, and delivering accurate, consistent results.VISIT SITE

What Are Router Lifts All About?

Router lifts aren’t new to the market. Different companies have produced them for decades, in different styles and configurations. But what are they about and why are some so...READ MORE

Liven Up with Live Edge Lumber

Create spectacularly unique furniture with domestic live edge lumber.VISIT SITE

Turning Takes More Than A Lathe

To get the most out of your lathe you need top quality turning tools, chucks, drive centers, tool rests, and other lathe accessories.VISIT SITE

Minimize Shop Dust

A cyclone collector is the most efficient and effective alternative to conventional dust management systems.VISIT SITE

Roofing Material Options

HomeInOn: Is your roof looking its age? Is there moisture seeping into the attic or crawl space? It might be a sign that a new roof is in the cards. We’...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

Build a Textured Tealight Holder

Weekend Project: This is the perfect project to introduce yourself to adding texture to wood. ...READ MORE

MicroGrain Carbide Makes The Cut

Hi-density carbide combined with titanium results in a sharper cutting edge that gives a better finish with a much longer cutting life.VISIT SITE

Magnum Industrial Polyurethane Dust Collector Hose

Shop News: Improve the performance and efficiency of your dust collection system with Magnum Industrial polyurethane dust collector hoses.VISIT SITE

Learn to Work With Live-Edge Wood

Shop Techniques: Live-edge material is as unique as the tree from which it grew. It remembers and honours its past. Learn a few things about how to work with this ...READ MORE