Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

Table Saws

Know Your Tools: Things to consider when buying a table saw.... READ MORE

Smoothing Planes

Hand Skills: Looking for an alternative to sanding dust and noise? Look no further...the smoothing plane will peacefully get the job done. ... READ MORE

Canadian-Made Boxes

Community - Canada: Boxes are fun to make and can be very functional. Here is a small collection of Canadian-made boxes to whet your appetite. ... READ MORE

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

Layout Tools for a Small Shop

Top Ten: Assuming you already have a mechanical pencil, a tape measure and a 6" rule (you do, don’t you?), these 10 items will provide decades of accura... READ MORE

Build a Moxon Vise

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

Choosing a Six-Inch Jointer

Tool Comparison: Most of us have limited space in our shops, so which jointer should you choose to take up valuable real estate? ... READ MORE

Streamlined Workbench

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

Rubbing the Finish

Wood Finishing ... 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

Chris Wong

Canadian Quotes: ...on sculptural furniture, his dislike of cleaning and why he’s often in the shop until after midnight.... READ MORE

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

Napkin Rings and Stand

Wood Turning... READ MORE

Countertop Connector Jig

Wood Jigs... READ MORE

Finishing with CA Glue

Wood Finishing: Next time you reach for your CA glue, it can be for finishing a small project, not gluing it together. ... READ MORE

Festool Lithium Ion Cordless Drills

Product News ... 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

Ryobi One + Battery

Tool Accessories... READ MORE

Install a Backsplash

Home Improvement: A step-by-step guide on how to install a tile backsplash or shower surround. ... READ MORE

White Pine

Woods To Know... READ MORE

The Saw Tie

Wood Craft... READ MORE

Krenov Style Hand Plane

Tool Project: Wooden planes have been used for thousands of years. In fact, from Roman times, until the industrial age, when planes made of cast i... READ MORE

Iron-On Veneering

Finer Details: Learning how to apply veneers with an iron can open up your woodworking world. It allows you to use expensive, exotic species on surfaces without to... READ MORE

The 10 Best of 2001

Woodworking Tools  ... READ MORE

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

The Golden Rectangle

Project Design: The golden rectangle, or in its three-dimensional counterpart, the golden solid, can make the difference between a design that is ... READ MORE

Turn a Christmas Ornament

Ornament Project: Christmas ornaments are fun projects that can be as easy or difficult as you choose to make them. Whatever style you make, be sure to make many&h... READ MORE

How to Build Solid Wood Countertops

Home Improvement: Solid wood counters have been around since the beginning of time, and for good reason, as this natural material has proven to be durable, resilie... 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

Workbench Design

Shop Tools: Dreaming of a new workbench? I made my new bench a study in problem solving.... 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

18 Crucial Home Improvement Tools

Home improvement: Many DIYers don’t have a huge shop with dedicated space for everything they will ever need. If you want to focus on just the necessities wh... READ MORE

Dust Collection for the Home Shop

Shop Tools: There is one thing that all woodworkers share no matter what aspect of woodworking they participate in – as long as you are working with wood, yo... READ MORE

Plane Away the Pounds

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

Cedar Potting Bench

Outdoor Furniture: Make gardening easier with this easy-to-build weekend project. ... READ MORE

Cedar Garden Bench

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

Floating Top Console

Furniture Project  ... 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

Hand Saws

Hand Saws - Download this handy poster that you can put up in your workshop for practical tips on hand saws.... READ MORE

Candlestand Table

Turned Furniture: This well proportioned, small, early 18th century candlestand table presents an interesting and easily made turning project.... READ MORE