Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

Canadian Woodworking


Turning Project: Many of us are not that fascinated with the art of spindle turning. There doesn’t seem to be as much fame and glory in it as there might be ...READ MORE

Woodturners Support Cancer Research

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

Woodturning chucks and chisels

Premium woodturning tools from Sheartak...READ MORE

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

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


Weekend Project: This project will not only be a great conversation starter, it will also help keep you on time. ...READ MORE


Whether installing new or replacing old, we provide the basic information to help you make the right choice....READ MORE

Free Easy Gift Plans

Free Easy Gift Plans...READ MORE

Control Portable Table Saw Dust

Cut the dust from a portable or contractor-style saw by over 90 percent.VISIT SITE

Turn a Sunrise Bowl

Turning Project: Adding some contrasting, figured wood to a piece is sometimes all that's needed in order to make it stand out from the crowd....READ MORE

14.4 Volt Drill/Drivers

Shop Tools: One of the most useful tools you can own is a drill that can both drill holes and drive screws. Drill/drivers come in all sorts of sha...READ MORE

The Router Book: A Complete Guide to the Router and its Accessories

Book Review...READ MORE

Not Your Granddads Linseed Oil

Modern linseed oil based finishes offer much better protection than traditional boiled linseed oil, and they cure faster and harder.VISIT SITE

SAWS Biennial Exhibition

Community: Southern Alberta - The Southern Alberta Woodworking Society recently celebrated its 30th anniversary with its largest exhibition to date. Here are ...READ MORE

The Shoulder Plane

Hand Skills: No other plane performs as well as a shoulder plane when hand-fitting joints. ...READ MORE

Premium Blades For Precise Cuts

Get clean, accurate cuts on your table saw or mitre saw by using premium blades specifically designed for the job at hand.VISIT SITE

Make a Pen-Holder Puzzle

Weekend Project: Wood can do some wonderful things, and one of them is compress. Use hot water to create this trick pen holder; I bet few of your friends will be a...READ MORE

Save Space with a Combo

Exceptional quality, unique engineering features, and a small footprint make combination machines a worthwhile consideration.VISIT SITE

Cedar Garden Bench

Outdoor Project: This garden bench will make a wonderful place to relax and ponder life’s mysteries. ...READ MORE

Veritas Flushing Chisels

Veritas is flush with answers....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

Hand Tools

Wood Wisdom  ...READ MORE

Top 10 Power Carving Tips

Top Ten: Getting into power carving is like opening up an entire new woodworking world. Sculpting and shaping wood in three dimensions is fun, and will leave you w...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

Exact-Width Dado Jig

Shop Jigs: Cutting clean dados for case joinery is a fundamental skill for furniture makers. Dado joints are strong, self-squaring, and attractive. Some woodw...READ MORE

Spray Your Way to a Gorgeous Finish

Save time and money, reduce overspray, and get a blemish-free finish with an easy-to-use turbine-driven HVLP system.VISIT SITE

Hands On Learning: Woodworking Classes in Canada

Education Classes: How better to hone your skills or learn some new ones than by taking a course? There are all sorts of woodworking courses, classes, seminars and...READ MORE

Spiral Cutterheads Outperform

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

Step Tansu

Furniture Project  ...READ MORE

Build a Moxon Vise

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

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

Shop and Garage Floor Coverings

HomeInOn: Concrete and plywood are common options for shop floors, but concrete may be too hard on your body, while plywood likely isn’t durable enough to st...READ MORE

Gift Ideas

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Quick and Easy Sharpening

Water-cooled sharpening systems that operate at very low speeds minimize your time sharpening, yet produce perfect results every time.VISIT SITE

Fast and Accurate Nailing

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

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

BESSEY GearKlamp

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

Steady Rest

Turning Jig ...READ MORE

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

Simple End Grain Cutting Board

Gift Project: End grain cutting boards are not only great to cut on, but they look fantastic. The trick is that they can be on the labour intensive side. Not the c...READ MORE

Woodchuckle: A Small Bathroom Repair

Woodchuckle...READ MORE

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

Good Tools Last

Top quality power tools from major brands pay for themselves over time, in improved efficiency and a longer service life.VISIT SITE

Sienci Labs LongMill Benchtop CNC

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