Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

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

Desktop CNC Machines

Tool Technology: The top four desktop CNC options for the hobby or small professional workshop. ... READ MORE

Vicmarc Chucks

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

Mortising Jig

Shop Jig: This versatile jig enables you to rout mortises for furniture construction and hardware installation. ... READ MORE

Veritas Skew Rabbet Plane

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Veritas Sharpening System

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Portable Table Saws Under $500

Tool Comparison: Some small shops are so tight on space that a permanently set-up table saw isn’t an option. Portable table saws are often the tool of choice... READ MORE

Small Shop Essentials 2018

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

Rough Cuts Canada

One Officer's Quest to Treat P.T.S.D. with Woodworking... READ MORE

DIY Tiered Planter

Grow your greens with this easy build planter.... READ MORE

Streamlined Workbench

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

Historical Overview

Furniture Styles: Understanding furniture styles can help you bring your woodworking to the next level by providing insight into what makes furniture look good.&nb... READ MORE

Artistry in Wood 2019 - Call for Entries

Show Your Work at Artistry in Wood 2019, Kingston, ON... READ MORE

Varathane Aged Wood Accelerator

Create a true weathered look by aging bare or untreated wood in minutes.... READ MORE

Cake Knife

Easy Project: This knife, with its customized inlay, makes a wonderful wedding gift and keepsake. ... READ MORE

Plane Away the Pounds

And the Weight Whisked Away Like Wood Shavings.... READ MORE

Build a Moxon Vise

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

Wi-Fi Enabled Smart Thermostats

Smart Home: Use your mobile device or desktop computer for optimal control of your home’s temperature. ... READ MORE

A Clock-Making Hobby

Community London: There’s a new challenge every day for this nonagenarian clock maker. Knowledge is just the beginning.  ... READ MORE

Turning Classic Tops

Toy Project:  Wooden tops have fascinated children down through the ages with their mystifying ability to defy the laws of gravity. Who knew that physics coul... READ MORE

Make a Twig Trellis

Weekend Project: Toss your tape measure, store your square. This twig trellis is fun and easy to make, especially if you don’t like accuracy. ... READ MORE

Senco F-16A Cordless Nailer

Shop Tested... 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

Cutting Boards

Weekend Project: The Gift That Keeps On Giving ... READ MORE

Hall Hooks

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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

Marking Gauge

Tool Project: This marking gauge is handy to have at hand whether you are laying out joinery, using it as a depth gauge, or simply using it to tra... READ MORE

Sharpening for Carvers

Carving Skills: Without a doubt, "sharpening" is a skill that many carvers (and other craftsmen who work with wood) pursue endlessly with varying degrees... READ MORE

RALI Hand Planes

The hand plane with interchangeable blades.... 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

Trim Frames

Home Improvement: A woodworker’s unique approach to making and installing door and window trim. ... READ MORE

Floor Clock

Clock Project: Our youngest daughter married last year and moved halfway across the province. As a father and a woodworker, I wanted to build the newlyweds a speci... 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

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

Dryburgh Pattern Maker’s Planes

Tool Collections: Doug Evans is a huge tool fan, and has a wonderful collection of tools. His crowning piece, however, is a set of Dryburgh pattern maker’s p... READ MORE


HomeInOn: There are a lot of great choices when it comes to siding your new or existing home, garage or workshop. Learn more about the pros and cons of the most po... READ MORE

Blanket Chest

Storage Project: If you live in an older home you'll no doubt have found that closet space is at a premium; for some reason builders didn't include adequat... 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

Tankless Water Heaters

HomeInOn: On-demand hot water systems save space, save energy, and save you money. ... READ MORE

Reference Chart

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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

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