Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

Canadian Woodworking

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

Build a Gate

Home Improvement: This stylish gate, with contrasting glass panel, will be the centerpiece of your yard. ...READ MORE

The sanding discs that out-perform

Stockroom Supply now stocks 6"x 49-hole Klingspor PS33 disks for Festool sanders....READ MORE

Build A Patio Harvest Table

Outdoor Furniture: There’s something about the simplicity of a table, and the joy of sharing a meal with friends around a handcrafted piece of furniture that...READ MORE

Free Easy Gift Plans

Free Easy Gift Plans...READ MORE

Installing Crown Moulding - Part 2

Home Improvement: Sloped ceilings are quite popular in houses – adding crown moulding really adds to the value and the beauty of the home. ...READ MORE

Sienci Labs LongMill Benchtop CNC

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


You may have seen these turned pens made from pencil crayons before, but you’ve probably never seen one that’s so easy to make. Forget about resins, casting and pressur...READ MORE

Gaspé Dresser

Furniture Project: As a boy of five I remember looking up to see my granny opening the glass doors of this large, imposing kitchen dresser to locate a dented,...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

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

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

“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

Woodchuckle: Some Days

Woodchuckle: Some days it doesn’t pay to get out of bed and if anyone ever invents a machine to notify you as to which days those are, I&rsq...READ MORE

Premium Bandsaw Blades Cut Smoother

Increase your productivity and accuracy when ripping, resawing, and cutting curves by using the right blade.VISIT SITE

Streamlined Workbench

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

Mini-Mite 3 PLATINUM

Shop News: The Mini-Mite 3 PLATINUM gives you enough power to achieve a flawless finish every time.VISIT SITE

Giving Our Past a Future: Renovating Corbels

Home Improvement: Sometimes it’s the smaller details that are the most important. Corbels on a house are the perfect example. If yours are in need of some TL...READ MORE

Sleigh Bed

Furniture Project:  This pine sleigh bed is an elegant addition to any bedroom. It has a very traditional country styling that fits in with almost any decor. ...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

Build a Side Table with a Floating Top

Furniture Project: This simple yet stylish side table is a great addition to any home, and it can be modified to suit. Changing the width or length, using a differ...READ MORE

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

Craft a Timeless Rocking Chair

Heirloom Project: A rocker is on just about every woodworker’s ‘bucket list’. If you can appreciate smooth, subtle curves and are up for a challe...READ MORE

Pint-Sized Workbench

Shop Project: Build this super-sturdy, efficient workbench for your small shop and you’ll never regret it. It’s big on functionality, but small on spac...READ MORE

Turning Takes More Than A Lathe

To get the most out of your lathe you need top quality turning tools, chucks, drive centers, tool rests, and other lathe accessories.VISIT SITE

Wyatt Walkem

Canadian Quotes: …on sanding all night, travelling and trying to turn stones....READ MORE

Desktop CNC Machines

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

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

Build a Clamp Rack

Shop Project: All shops have their organizational challenges, and there are as many solutions to these challenges as there are woodworkers. Here's a simple and...READ MORE

Folding Chair

Portable Project: Take your own chair with you when attending outdoor events. This fold-up chair is easy to carry and comfortable to sit on. ...READ MORE

Top Reasons Why We Work Wood

Though I’m sure more than one of these reasons applies to each of our readers at any one time, there are lots of reasons why we all love to work wood....READ MORE

Perfect Glue-Ups

Good quality clamps that exert the right amount of clamping pressure are essential for edge-gluing, joinery, and project assembly.VISIT SITE

DMT's DuoSharp

Tool Review: I've been using Japanese waterstones for quite a few years. Although they work very well, I find that they require frequent flattening, and a soft...READ MORE

Keith Logan

Canadian Quotes: ...on power tools, the challenges of professional woodworking, and his studio in the country. ...READ MORE

Impact Drivers


Rabbets, Dados and Grooves

Router Skills: Rabbets, dados and grooves are basic forms of joinery found in most woodworking projects. Learning to do them correctly will give your woodworking s...READ MORE

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

Minimize Shop Dust

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

Festool Canada delivers unmatched mobility with new Systainer3 solutions

Festool’s latest generation of Systainer storage solutions — Systainer3 — connects the workshop and job­site like never before.VISIT SITE

MicroGrain Carbide Makes The Cut

Hi-density carbide combined with titanium results in a sharper cutting edge that gives a better finish with a much longer cutting life.VISIT SITE

Make a Wood Hand Plane in an Afternoon

Shop Tools: Wooden planes offer flexibility that is unmatched by metal planes. Using the same construction, a plane can easily be made long or short, wide or narro...READ MORE

Liven Up with Live Edge Lumber

Create spectacularly unique furniture with domestic live edge lumber.VISIT SITE


Know Your Tools: Get the Most Out Of Your Jointer. Jointers are available in benchtop or stationary format. ...READ MORE

Rikon’s 4-Piece Woodturning System

Shop News: Developed for the experienced or novice wood turner, RIKON’s turning system features tungsten carbide cutters that keep their sharp cutting eVISIT SITE