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Using T-Track

T-track is a versatile product that has many great uses around the shop. It can be attached to the fence of a chop saw, drill press...

EKASAND Dust Extractor and Sander Review

Deluxe Sanding and Dust Collection Tool: Dust Extractor Shop Now Sander Shop Now  Manufacturer: Uneeda MSRP: $1289 (dust extractor)...

EZ Planing Sled: A Preview

Truing and milling twisted or cupped boards whose width is broader than your jointer is always a challenge. And this becomes a true...

What’s The Best Sharpening System?

In our latest video, we’re comparing water stones, oil stones, and diamond stones. Get a basic overview, then learn the pros and cons...

No-Mistake Protractor

Tool: 5-in-1 Combination Protractor Shop Now  Manufacturer: Starrett MSRP: $142 If walls were all exactly 90 degrees, installing cabinets...

LVL Workbench

Tradition meets technology when we marry an 18th-century workbench design with modern laminated veneer lumber. Editor’s note: This...

Bottle Cap Jig Knobs

Bottle Cap Jig Knobs I’m always trying to use up scraps and stuff that would otherwise end up in the trash. My latest devices are...

7 Ways to Store Clamps

“You can’t have too many clamps,” a wise cabinetmaker once said. That is certainly true, but in a small shop, you can easily run out...

Post & Rung Standing Desk

Two classic joints build a beautiful utility piece PROJECT #2103 • Skill Level: Advanced • Time: 1 week • Cost: $200 As we’ve settled...

A Great Aftermarket Blade for Your Trustworthy Plane

I use hand planes quite a lot and give each one a special role to play. My ensemble of metal planes includes long and short, wide...

An Overview of Chinese Furniture

When it comes to the history of woodworking, period furniture styles, and woodworking techniques, most woodworkers think about William...

Fast-and-Easy Drawer Boxes

A unique router table, with two machines, does the trick. Making drawers can chew up a lot of time-unless you’ve got an efficient...

11 Tools Every Homeowner Needs

Most woodworkers are homeowners, but not all homeowners are woodworkers. This article is more for the latter group; an introduction...

Jake Cress

Working wood with a sense of humor. Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in American Woodworker #154 Most woodworkers have...

Finish an Exterior Door

How to choose and apply a long-lasting clear finish. What do fancy wooden boats and beautiful wooden front doors have in common? They...

Repairing a Faulty Drill Press On/Off Switch

As woodworkers, we rely on electricity to alleviate some of the heavy lifting burdens of milling, sawing, and drilling. Many of us...

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