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“C” Cab Stake Truck

Here is a cool toy that you can build over a few evenings or on the weekend. For even greater enjoyment build it with a young friend at hand. Leave it 'au naturel' or apply...READ MORE

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Top 10 Tips for Using a Band saw

We know setting up a band saw properly is critical to getting good results from this shop workhorse, but that means nothing without getting into the details. Consider these band sa...READ MORE
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Power up with a helical spiral cutter head

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Turn an Open-Backed Clock

Turning Project: This fun and functional project can be made by any novice wood turner....READ MORE

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Free Easy Gift Plans

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Pen Making is Easy and Fun

It’s a relatively easy and inexpensive hobby to get into as it doesn’t require a large amount of space or a vast array of tools.VISIT SITE

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Specialty Planes

Hand Skills: Some hand planes get used faithfully in the shop to do common tasks, but what about those specialty planes designed to do one thing and do it well? He...READ MORE
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Build a Hexagonal Planter

Outdoor Project: Building projects for the great outdoors is always a fun thing to do, and this planter will surely turn heads....READ MORE
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Spiral Cutterheads Outperform

Retrofit your planer or jointer with quality spiral cutterheads.VISIT SITE

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Festool RO 90 Sander

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How to better use a router – Part 1

Top Ten: Routers can do so much in a small shop setting. Learn how to use them to their fullest potential so you can harness their efficiency, accuracy and flexibi...READ MORE

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Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Woods to Know ...READ MORE
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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
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Countertops

HomeInOn - Countertops: The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s a central meet-up place for food preparation, meals and informal discussion. The counterto...READ MORE

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Cyclone Dust Collectors

Shop Essentials: If you’re looking for a highly efficient, whole-shop dust collection system, then consider a cyclone collector....READ MORE
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Minimize Shop Dust

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

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Make a Set of Cam Clamps

Shop Project: Easy and inexpensive to make, these quickly adjusting clamps with non-marring jaws are ideal for a wide range of light duty clamping jobs....READ MORE
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Sienci Labs LongMill Benchtop CNC

Shop News: Take your woodworking to the next level with the LongMill Benchtop CNC machine.VISIT SITE
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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

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Good Tools Last

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Streamlined Workbench

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

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BESSEY GearKlamp

Shop News: With the new GearKlamp, BESSEY moved the handle to make clamping easier.VISIT SITE
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Multi-Function Worktable

Shop Project: Every workshop needs somewhere to machine joinery, sand workpieces and assemble the project. This worktable will do all of that and more....READ MORE
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Desktop CNC Machines

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

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Spray Your Way to a Gorgeous Finish

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Fast and Accurate Nailing

Pneumatic and cordless nailers provide a convenient and easy way to speed up the assembly and installation process.VISIT SITE
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Precision Panel Sanding

For any woodworker who does a lot of sanding, particularly of shop sawn veneer and wide panels, a drum sander is a godsend.VISIT SITE

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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
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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

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Room Divider

Furniture Project: This screen is an ideal solution for dividing a large room into smaller units, isolating a computer or play area from a main room, or blocking e...READ MORE
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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
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Build a Huon Pine ‘Clasp’ Table

Home Project: Join one of Canada’s most prolific furniture makers as he turns a very special board, gifted to him decades ago, into a beautiful coffee table....READ MORE

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Woodchuckle: How it all Started

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Save Space with a Combo

Exceptional quality, unique engineering features, and a small footprint make combination machines a worthwhile consideration.VISIT SITE
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The Cast Iron American Style Block Plane

Tool History: One of the most common and practical hand planes of all time, the block plane has seen many iterations over the decades. Learn a bit more about how i...READ MORE

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Lumber Measurement

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Chess Set - Part 1

Turning Project: Chess is one of the world’s most popular games. In this first article, I will begin with the most challenging part, turning the knights. ...READ MORE

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Create New Design Possibilities

Veneers applied to solid wood or sheet stock offer you a whole new world of design options and are very economical.VISIT SITE
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Wood Objects Exhibition

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Make a Veneer-Cutting Jig

Veneer is a great material to incorporate into a project, but it’s not machined in the same way solid wood is. This jig will allow you to trim veneer edges straight so they c...READ MORE

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Step Tansu

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Build it Once

Home Improvement: 11 Tips for a Stronger, Longer Lasting Deck ...READ MORE
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Custom Exterior Stair Stringers

Home Improvement: With a logical approach, and a little know-how, creating custom stair stringers can be an efficient and enjoyable project....READ MORE