Nothing kicks your brain into safety mode in the woodshop like a blood stain.
There’s such a thing as “Too Much Information.” Right now, though, I’m experiencing a different kind of TMI: Too Many Ideas.
Lumber prices are coming down. Whether you’re benefitting yet depends on a couple factors.
Small tweaks to projects are often necessary, but they never take long. Except when they do.
In his most recent “Taking Stock” column, Woodshop News Editor Tod Riggio discussed knock-off tool batteries. I decided to look a bit more deeply into them.
It’s amazing how some tools evolve for the better when you’re not paying attention.
Getting finished lumber today is difficult, but there was a time when just getting the timber itself was a Herculean effort.
Yea verily, creating a working pattern for a reproduction when thou canst not touch the original doth presenteth a challenge.
The most beautiful woodworking joints are usually showcased for all to see. Except when they’re not.
Sometimes, your favorite new tool is something you never even knew you wanted.
Need to buy some decent Baltic birch plywood? If so, I hope you win the lottery.
I was robbed of some of my best wood supplies! Fortunately, I found the thief – she was upstairs getting a cup of coffee.
Internet advertisers for furniture restoration have always exaggerated to make sales, but some just outright lie to the unsuspecting.
After at least 15 years, an old “brand new” tool is finally ready to see some action.
A jig I made for one-time use decades ago still proves its worth from time to time.
The “newest” spin on CNC is as old as pen and ink.
Wooden utensils have been around for centuries, but this is the first time I’ve seen any like these.
It’s not the best router around – not even the best that I own – but it’s still a personal favorite.
I finally decided to try a tool I’ve resisted for years and bought a cordless sander.
When making a reproduction, sometimes you make a lot of guesses. But other times, you can just let a pattern be your guide.
I’ve said here at least a dozen times over the years that there’s no such thing as scrap. There is, however, wood that’s just not very useful.
I finally fixed something that’s bothered me for years. It took some scavenging to do it, though.
Looking for extremely wide boards? A time machine can help.
Burl of any species is probably my favorite “exotic” wood to work with, and always pick some up whenever I see it. Well, almost always.