The virtual version of North America’s largest woodworking fair, IWF Connect, took place Oct. 26-30 during typical business hours.
I love big, involved projects, but the smaller ones around this time of year are often the most rewarding.
After more than three years, I’ve finally unpacked the last boxes leftover from our move. And there were a few surprises.
Sometimes, the hardest part of making a wooden reproduction isn’t the woodworking.
There are multiple ways to achieve a single result, and in woodworking that means favoring one method while others go unused.
The chore is made easier with an alphabet of software solutions
Here’s another one you can add to my list of bad woodshop habits.
Build it permanent, or make movable? Sometimes the answer isn’t clear.
Few things are worse than really being on a roll in your woodshop, and having to come to a grinding halt to wait for something.
My long-distance table repair project turned out fine, despite my diagnosis not being quite on the money.
Laser measuring and templating solutions that sure beat the old ways
Most shops grow through a slow but steady process of accumulation, sort of like that nasty mineral build up in plumbing. This has certainly been the case with my shop.
For a woodshop owner, this can be an intimidating question.
Nothing feels better at the end of a woodworking day than a sense of accomplishment.
Of all the shop habits I wish I could change, there’s one that leads the rest.
Diagnosing a wobbly table is a cinch. Unless, of course, that table happens to be 175 miles away.
I’m a pretty gregarious guy when it comes to shop sharing. But I do have a few rules.
Hyperbole is great for blockbuster movies, but the best way to boast about a woodworking product is to back it up with results.
Tool manuals are getting out of hand. And I mean that literally, since it now takes three hands to read one.
As hard as it is to believe, there’s been an upside to COVID-19 social distancing – and it’s woodworking related.