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SHOP-MADE THREADING JIG

There are a variety of commercial wood threading kits available, but they can be pricey and don’t offer a way to make large threads. This shop-made router jig offers cost savings and the ability to create large threads on your woodworking projects.

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S-SHAPED BENCH DOG

These oddly shaped dogs can be handy accessories to use with your wor…

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TWIST FREE WORKBENCH CASTERS

Logan shares a way to use workbench casters without causing your benc…

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TWIST FREE BENCH CASTERS

Logan shares a way to use workbench casters without causing your benc…

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A Knock-Down Workbench That Can Go Anywhere!

Turn a single sheet of plywood and a few pieces of hardware into a po…

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Adjustable Bench Stop

Bench dogs are some of the most used accessories in my shop. That sai…

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Woodworking Tip: Preventing Tearout From Your Jig…

The jigsaw is a versatile tool and has a place in every shop, but it …

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Twist Free Bench Casters

Logan shares a way to use workbench casters without causing your benc…

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Building My New Shaker-Style Workbench - Part 1

This workbench has it all — classic looks, plenty of storage, plus a …

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Shop-Made Scroll-Bending Jig

At first glance, this jig looks like some kind of board game. You kno…

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DIY Shop-Made Can Crusher

This can crusher is a great project to get the kids in the shop. It h…

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Making a Craftsman-Style Mantel Clock

This mantel clock is small in size, but it’s sure to be big in appe…

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Get Perfect Miters With a Shop-Made Shooting Board

This must-have jig allows you to take whisker-thin shavings off the e…

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Bench Hooks

These shop-made bench hooks come in handy when cutting workpieces at …

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Building a Cordless Drill Charging Station

It’s not uncommon for a woodworker to own two or three different co…

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Tips for Installing Bed Rail Hardware

The hardware used to join bed rails to head boards and foot boards ne…

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A Better Way To Sharpen a Card Scraper

One of our favorite tools to tackle tearout is a sharp cabinet scrape…

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Build A CNC Router For Your Own Shop!

Turn your woodworking shop into a machining, cutting, carving, and mi…

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A Knock-Down Workbench That Goes Anywhere

Turn a single sheet of plywood and a few pieces of hardware into a po…

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Preventing Tearout From Your Jig Saw

The jigsaw is a versatile and has a place in every shop, but it does …

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Workbench Basics

Flip a hand plane on its side and you can use it to fine-tune the len…

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Supporting Long Boards in a Face Vise

Handscrew clamps may be a little old-fashioned, but they are one of t…

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Upgrade Your Workbench with a Bench Vise

An integrated face vise is a must-have for your workbench, but when y…

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Turn Your Angle Grinder Into a Shop-Built Chop Saw

Take the mundane task of cutting metal with a hacksaw and turn it in …

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Twist-Free Bench Casters

Logan shares a way to use workbench casters without causing your benc…

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Bench Vise Shims

Securing a workpiece on one side of the vise on your workbench can ca…

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Workmate Mate

A fold-up workbench is a great shop addition. The challenge is keepin…

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Bench Dog Wrangler

A folding workbench is just as handy to have inside the shop as it is…

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Tool Holder

When working with power tools, small tools and accessories can easily…

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Multipurpose Supports

A flat workbench top is an essential part of good woodworking. But so…

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Adjustable Bench Dog

A vise and a pair of bench dogs are timeless, versatile tools for sec…

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Sharpening Bench Mat

Waterstones make sharpening hand tools a snap. However, the water and…

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Power at the Workbench

In the middle of a project, the last thing you want to do is juggle p…

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Bench Hook

For some tasks at the workbench, securing a workpiece with clamps or …

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Face Frame Details

A face frame stengthens the front of a case. You can also use it to e…

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Durable Case Construction

You want your projects to last for generations. Here's a construction…

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Tricks for Better Glueups

Laminating pieces to make thick parts makes smart use of wood. Here a…

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Grain-Popping Color for Figured Wood

Find out how dye concentrates can give you better results.

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Must-Have Miter Saw Upgrades

Find out how to dramatically improve your saw's results.

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Easy-to-Build Workbench Base

Low-Cost materials and simple construction create a rugged bench.

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Supporting Thin Stock Waste Piece

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Clamping Molding

These bench vise add-ons won't damage profiles

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Installing a Vise on Your Workbench

Tips for Adding a Woodworking Vise to Your Workbench

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The Secret to Better-Looking Projects

Finding the best grain is as simple as looking through a window.

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Sanding Secrets for Perfect Parts

Create smooth surfaces and crisp edges.

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A Squaring Gauge Ensures Accuracy During Cabinet …

Check a cabinet assembly for square without measuring.

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Cutting a Finger Pull in a Small Box Lid

A Forstner bit mounted in a drill press makes quick work of this spec…

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Choose the Right Pegboard for Your Shop Storage P…

Thickness and hole size are only two of the differences you need to c…

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Dowel Cutting Jig for the Band Saw

Jig for cutting dowels of various sizes and lengths quickly and accur…

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Trimming Solid Wood Edging with a Hand-Held Router

Tips for trimming the solid edging on plywood shelves and cabinets.

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Third Hand for Clamping

Here's that third hand you always need when clamping a project.

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Cutting on the Band Saw without a Straight Refere…

Getting a straight cut when you can't use the band saw's fence

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Tips for Using a Dovetail Jig

Your jig will work better using these three tips.

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Looping Technique Creates Tangle-Free Extension C…

Make your extension cords hassle-free and ready to use.

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The Slurry Technique for a Soft, Smooth Finish

Fill the pores and finish the wood in one step with this simple techn…

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Workbench Hold-Downs--When Your Vice and Bench Do…

A simple and strong way to secure a workpiece to your bench.

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Gluing Tips to Save You Time and Trouble

Wax and masking tape help you keep the glue only where you want it.

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Get a Clean Cut on Your Miter Saw

How to avoid tearout on the bottom and back edge of a workpiece.

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Jointing Small Workpieces on the Drill Press

A simple fence and a sanding drum can turn your drill press into a jo…

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Drilling a Centered Hole in a Round Workpiece

How to drill a perfectly centered hole in a dowel or other round work…

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Saving a Wet Brush Wet While You Take a Break

This simple technique keeps a wet brush ready to use for several hour…

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Hassle-Free Thin Strips

This unique push block makes cuts safe, easy, accurate.

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Dust-Free Routing

This easy-to-make hood captures dust right at the source.

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Cordless Tool Station

Keep your tool chargers close at hand with this rack.

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SHOP-MADE THREADING JIG

There are a variety of commercial wood threading kits available, but …

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Delta Drill Press Improvements

Take a look inside Phil Huber's home shop as he attempts to improve t…

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Making Dovetail Keys at the Router Table

Small wood "keys" create the traditional look of a dovetail joint -- …