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Woodworking tips and techniques from expert woodworkers.
Simple Guide for Making 45-degree Bandsaw Cuts
Unlock your bandsaw's potential with this easy trick for 45-degree angles.
Stops for Your Table Saw Workbench
Make a Simple Low-Budget Ventilation System
Bench Vise Add-On That Costs Next to Nothing
The Perfect Padding for Your Vise
Tool Hack for Safety: Add a Ledge to Your Push Pad
Don't throw away a useless push block. Revive your tool with this simple trick.
DIY Magnetic Push Sticks
Keep you push sticks within arm's length with some glue and a magnet.
Blade Height Gauge Blocks
Keep these handy DIY tools in you workshop for quick, accurate measurements in an instant.
14 Tips for Getting the Most from Your Drill Press
A drill press is a simple, one-job tool, right? Some might even call it “boring.”...
How to Mark Nail Placement Without a Pencil
Save yourself a step during your next woodworking project.
Make a Perfect Miter Joint
Take your woodworking up a notch with these great tips
22 Handy Hints for Getting the Most Out of Your Miter Saw
A miter saw is a must for any home workshop, and these seriously smart tips...
The Perfect Notch Jig
Make and keep this incredibly simple jig for perfect notches without all the measuring.
So-Easy Magnetized Drill Hack
Try this little trick to hold your screws as close to you as possible while completing a project.
Makeshift Bench Vise on the Fly
Need a bench vise in a hurry? Try this makeshift one with some clamps and plywood.
The Ultimate Glue Squeeze-Out Hack
Try one of our favorite glue squeeze-out cleaning tricks next time you are building in...
How to Prepare Pallet Wood
Pallets are a great source of cheap or even free lumber and the preparation process...
How to Use Pegboard to Enlarge Project Plans
Try this little trick next time you need to enlarge project plans; you probably already...
Simple Solution for Stabilizing Your Sanding Project
Steady your sanding project with this super-simple trick.
Stop Plywood Tearout With These Two Easy Steps
End the battle against plywood tearout with two easy cuts.
Make a Landing Pad for Your Sander
Can't stand waiting for your random orbital sander to stop? Make this easy landing pad.
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Binder Clips Make Perfect Mini Clamps for Glue-Ups
When you're ready to glue up your project, these handy items can keep your boards in alignment.
53 Brilliant Gluing Tips and Tricks
Check out 53 of the most clever gluing tips and tricks from editors and readers of...
10 Woodworking Basics You Should’ve Learned in Shop Class
Just because you slacked off in your high school shop class doesn’t mean you...
Pro Tips for Using Wipe-On Polyurethane
How to use this fast, easy, goof-proof finish.