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

Textured Bowl

Wood Turning... READ MORE

RALI Hand Planes

The hand plane with interchangeable blades.... READ MORE

Garden Shed From Concept to Completion

Home improvement: This versatile addition is a personalized sanctuary, storage in style, covering a host of needs. It’s also a really satisfying one- or two-... READ MORE

Artistry in Wood 2019 - Call for Entries

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

8 Real Life Shops

Shop Profiles: From basements and crawlspaces to outbuildings and apartments, there’s a shop here for everyone. This collection is about as diverse as can be... READ MORE

Small Shop Essentials 2018

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

Design and Build a Wall Unit

Storage Project: Wall units are complex projects, but with the right approach, and a good idea of the final fit and function in mind, they’re not beyond most... READ MORE

Build a Timeless Jewellery Box

Box Project: Even if you’re not addicted to jewellery, you likely know someone who is. Grab some figured woods and exotics and have fun making this timeless ... 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

Streamlined Workbench

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

Rough Cuts Canada

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


Canadian Provincial Capitals Scroll Saw Patterns... READ MORE

DIY Tiered Planter

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

Samona Tongue & Groove Set (38024)

Tool Picks... READ MORE

Rustic Log Candle Stand

Turning Project  ... READ MORE

Brute-Tough Drill Driver

Tool Review... 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

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

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

Mirror Frame

Intarsia Project... READ MORE

Walk the Plank

Marine Surveyor Thom Morand Makes Moisture ‘Walk the Plank'... 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

Introduction to CNC Machines

Tool Technology: You may have heard the term “CNC” a lot in the last few years and found yourself wondering what CNC machines are all about. Read on to... READ MORE

Build an Elegant End Table

Furniture Project: Templates and jigs are the key to tackling the different curves on this cherry table. ... READ MORE

Display Stand

Furniture Project: Build this elegant stand to display your favourite plant or sculpture. ... READ MORE

Make a Business Card Holder

Office Project: What better way to show off your woodworking skills, and start a conversation, than with an eye-catching business card holder. ... READ MORE

Router Adjustment

Router Tips   ... READ MORE

Artisan Rolling Pin

Weekend Project: Most rolling pins hang out in a drawer until it’s time to whip up a batch of pastry, but this eye-catching beauty is meant to be seen, even ... READ MORE

Build a Moxon Vise

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

Haida Inspired Whale Mirror

Intarsia Project: My favourite art form is that of the Northwest Coast First Nations. Their highly stylized form of art tells the stories of their... READ MORE

Woodchuckle: Educating Woodworkers

Woodchuckle: Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach. The rest become politicians. —George Bernard Shaw (with apologies.) ... 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

Box of Many Curves

Heirloom Project: Curves make this box stand out. They also will allow you to work on some new techniques on a small scale. Though curves can add difficulty to a p... READ MORE

Low-Angle Block Plane

Skill Builder: While the smoothing plane excels at preparing face grain, the block plane with its special set of features, is a necessity for working on the toughe... READ MORE

Reducing Router Dust

Dust Collection: Reducing the dust from your router is no easy matter. The main problem with reducing dust from your router is that the router bit is spinning... READ MORE

Leigh FMT

Tool Picks... 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

Workshop Gifts for Under $50

Gift Ideas... READ MORE

Varathane Aged Wood Accelerator

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

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

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