Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

Canadian Woodworking

“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

Mitre Saws

Tool Comparison: For rough and finished crosscuts, there's no tool like the mitre saw. Read about five popular versions available in Canada so you can choose w...READ MORE

Keep Your Turning Tools Sharp

Mount an 8" CBN wheel on a Rikon grinder of your choice...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

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

Free Easy Gift Plans

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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

Combination Square

Know Your Tools: This simple looking tool has a lot to offer woodworkers. You already know the basics, but learn about what else this square can help you out with....READ MORE

Basswood (Tilia Americana)

Woods to Know: Basswood, also known as American linden or lime, is part of the Tiliaceae family and is found in Asia and Europe, as well as North America. There ar...READ MORE

10 ‘Must-Have’ Clamps

Top Ten: Clamps are critical to almost every project you make. Depending on the work you do, some of these clamps will be more or less useful to you, but it’...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

Festool Carvex Jigsaw

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Polyurethane Dust Collector Hose

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

Oil Finishes

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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

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

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

Control Portable Table Saw Dust

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

New King 14" Bandsaw

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

12 Tools to Start Building Fine Furniture

Shop Essentials: If you’re just getting into woodworking, deciding what hand tools to buy first can be a daunting task. Though the first 12 are on us, you wi...READ MORE

Pocket Business Card Holder

Craft Project: If you sell the woodworking products that you make, it’s a good idea to always carry your business cards with you. After all, you never know w...READ MORE

Spiral Cutterheads Outperform

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

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

Enhance Your Efficiency

Innovative woodworking accessories and jigs speed up mundane tasks so you can focus on what you love to do.VISIT SITE

Build a Bent-Laminated Lounger

Seating Project: It’s great to relax outdoors while reading a book or doing some work, but a comfortable place to sit is a must. This customizable lounger mi...READ MORE

Pore Fillers

Finishing Touch: To get a glass-smooth, highly reflective finish on open-grained wood, such as ash, elm, hickory, mahogany, oak and walnut, use a pore filler. ...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

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

Building Upper Cabinets – Part 2

Cabinet Project: The hybrid cabinet system is fully detailed in Danny’s book, “Build Your Own Kitchen Cabinets”...READ MORE

Random Orbital Sanders

Know Your Tools: Get the Most Out Of Your Random Orbital Sanders. These are the most popular hand-powered sanders for woodworkers and DIYers....READ MORE

Make a Necklace Stand

If there’s a special someone in your life who wears necklaces, this is a great project for you. If you also happen to be itching to get into power carving, this is the perfec...READ MORE

Save Space with a Combo

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

Kolrosing a Wooden Spoon with a Classic Basket Weave

Kolrosing is a wood decorating technique from the Viking age of Scandinavia, and very likely earlier. It involves using the tip of a knife to separate wood fibres, scoring a design...READ MORE

Bird Feeder

Home Project: Liven up your backyard with this hand-made cedar and acrylic bird feeder. ...READ MORE

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

Tuning and Using a Spokeshave

Handtool Skills: Once you learn how to tune a spokeshave and use it properly, it will be a tough tool to put down. It’s a flexible tool that works well in ma...READ MORE

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

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


Canadian Provincial Capitals Scroll Saw Patterns: If you're a scroll saw fan, then you'll love our new 'Provincial Capitals' series. ...READ MORE

Thinning Finishes

Finishing Touch: Let’s clear up some of the issues around thinning common wood finishes. ...READ MORE

Skill-Up With Hands On Projects

Learn essential woodworking skills and end-up with a project you can bring home by taking a beginners course.VISIT SITE